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IATA Infectious Substance Air Transport: 23 January 2018

23 January, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm NZDT


This course provides training on the carriage of infectious and biological substances by air.

Key Topics:

  • Application of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations;
  • General responsibilities of shippers and operators;
  • Identify and comply with state and operator variations;
  • The classification of infectious substances, dry ice and diagnostic specimens;
  • Understand and apply the information contained in the list of dangerous goods (section 4.2);
  • Apply the general packing requirements and specific packing instructions;
  • Correctly mark and label a package;
  • Complete a shippers declaration for dangerous goods by air freight and the applicable portion of the air waybill;
  • Adhere to the relevant emergency procedures in relation to infectious substances.

Who should attend:

  • Staff involved in the handling of infectious substances 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


  • Detailed workbook, pen and paper will be supplied
  • 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).

Certificate awarded:
A Shippers of Infectious Substances by Air Course certificate, endorsed by IATA and CAA of New Zealand, is awarded to participants on successful completion of this course.

Cancellation terms:
Cancellations or course transfers made on or after Tuesday, 16th January will be subject to a $100+GST cancellation/transfer fee. Cancellations/transfers within 48 hours of the course date or non-attendance, once registered, without notification will incur full course cost.


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23 January, 2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm NZDT
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Russell Hay, Dangerous Goods Management
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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