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Dangerous Goods Handling for Road Transport

20 January @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm NZDT


This course provides an all encompassing view on requirements surrounding the carriage of dangerous goods by road.  It is essential for shippers and shipper’s agents who prepare dangerous goods consignments,  and is designed to comply with the provisions set out in NZS5433.  Upon completion of the course, participants will have an understanding of the regulations allowing them to complete a shipment for transportation by road.  This course is a must for all warehousing and distribution personnel.

Key Topics:
–  The Legislation
–  Responsibilities
–  Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
–  The classification of dangerous goods
–  Identification of dangerous goods
–  Packaging requirements and labelling and marking procedures
–  Storage and loading procedures
–  The Shipper’s Declaration and other relevant documentation
–  Segregation within the vehicle
–  Personal Protection Equipment and spill cleanup and disposal
–  Emergency Response Information
–  Risk management and incident investigation including step-by-step action plans
–  Requirements under NZS 5433: 2012 – Transport of dangerous goods on land

Who should attend:
–  Staff involved in the handling of dangerous goods as part of their daily routine
–  Warehouse and distribution personnel required to packaging and complete Dangerous Goods Declaration forms for road freight
–  Those involved with on-site Health and Safety.

This course does not provide training for D Endorsement, nor does it provide training under Regulation 4.5.  For training under Regulation 4.5 please refer to HSWA Workplace Chemical Handling Training Basic, HSWA Workplace Chemical Handling Training Comprehensive, and HSWA Certified Handler Certification.

Detailed workbook, pen and paper will be supplied.

Certificate awarded:
On successful completion of this course the attendee will be awarded a Dangerous Goods Handling certification which covers training requirements under NZS 5433:Part 1:2012, Section 12.1

Arrival tea/coffee, morning tea, catered lunch, and afternoon tea will be provided.  Dietary requirements can be accommodated within the catered lunch – please advise within your online booking from the options provided (None; Vegetarian; Gluten-free; Dairy-free).

Please advise our team (in confidence) before the start of the course of any physical or learning difficulties you, or in the case of employers, your employee, may have e.g impairments with mobility, visual, hearing and/or speech, or difficulty in reading and writing. If trainees have difficulties during the course they should not hesitate to talk to our training team.

Cancellation/transfer terms:
Should a course transfer be required, this will be provided free of charge for the first transfer only, ensuring advised prior to 7 days before the course. All subsequent transfers for a course booking will result in a $50+GST administration fee under the same conditions. Course attendance must be completed within six months of the initial booking.

Cancellations or course transfers made on or after Thursday, 13th January 2022 will be subject to a $150+GST cancellation/transfer fee.  Cancellations/transfers within 48 hours of the course date or non-attendance once registered will incur full course cost.

DGM endeavour to ensure all courses proceed, however we reserve the right to amend or re-schedule any course offered.  Should re-scheduling of a course become necessary, participants will be informed as soon as possible to minimise any inconvenience.

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Other courses you may be interested in:
International Maritime Dangerous Goods Course
IATA Dangerous Goods Initial Course
HSWA Workplace Chemical Handling Training Courses

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20 January
9:00 am - 4:30 pm NZDT
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Touzelle Batkin, Dangerous Goods Mangement
09 255 7818


Dangerous Goods Management Ltd
39 Richard Pearse Drive
Auckland, Auckland 2022 New Zealand
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Phone: 0800 256 030 or +64 (0) 9 275 5559 / Email: training@dgm.co.nz
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