Understand the basic of the Dangerous Goods Regulations.
Recognize the nature of Dangerous Goods.
Recognize the classes of Dangerous Goods by their labels.
Identify the dangerous goods by their marks, labels and documents.
Identify some dangerous goods may also be incompatible with some types of non-dangerous cargo.
Know what proper emergency reporting procedures are.
Sharing of latest reported DG incidents involving shipments of undeclared lithium batteries in Hong Kong, to enable students exercise extra caution when handling cargo shipments with similar situation in future.
Personnel involved in processing general air cargo (OTHER THAN DG), i.e. DIRECT checking of packaging, marking, labelling and documentation (i.e. MAWB, HAWB) of cargo consignments.
Personnel involved in actions other than processing, such as loading, transporting and storage of cargo consignments, which present the staff with an opportunity of having physical or close visual contact with the cargo consignments or perusal of their documentations.
General philosophy of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulation
Recognition of Undeclared Dangerous Goods
Labelling and Marking
Shipper’s Declaration and other relevant documentation
Storage and loading procedures (Segregation – Dangerous Goods and Non-dangerous goods)