Shipping Guidelines for Infectious Substances

Course Code: CL12

Program Objectives

  • Apply the technical aspects of shipping infectious substances by air
  • Review the current Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines based on the latest IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual
  • Use our step-by step workbook with the current Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines publication
  • Promote safe and efficient handling practices in the workplace
  • Facilitate shipments by ensuring compliance



Target Audience

  • Medical personnel
  • Laboratory personnel shipping viruses for research purposes
  • Airline cargo acceptance agents and freight forwarders
  • Pharmaceutical company employees


Program Outline:

Day 1

▪ Applicability of the Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines

▪ Guidelines limitations

▪ Classification

▪ Identification

▪ Packing

Day 2

▪ Packaging specifications

▪ Performance tests

▪ Marking and labeling

▪ Documentation

▪ Handling

Day 3

International legislations

Postal authorities

Shippers’ responsibilities

Package suppliers’ responsibilities

Carriers’ responsibilities

State and operators variations

Day 4

Main subtitles

Basic triple packaging system

Quantity limits

Freezing or cooling the package

Certified package

Over packs

Day 5

Shippers responsibilities

Alternation and amendments

Air Waybill

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Date & Location

Date : 20 January 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Singapore

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Date : 14 April 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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