Dangerous Goods Regulations
The safety of many depends on the strength of the supply chain. Dangerous Goods surround us everyday, everywhere. Be a strong link, and apply the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.
The IATA DGR is THE trusted source to help you prepare and document dangerous shipments. Recognized by the world’s airlines for almost 60 years, the DGR is the most complete, up-to-date, and user-friendly reference in the industry.
So next time you prepare, process, accept or handle a dangerous goods shipment, please STOP, THINK, CHECK.... and ensure you have applied the IATA DGR.
If you would like to learn more about the DGR and how its relevant to you and your link in the supply chain, click the DGR logo on the left.
Preparation is essential
The successful application of rules concerning the transport of dangerous goods greatly depends on the appreciation by all professionals of the risks involved. Training is key to achieve a detailed understanding of the Regulations.
The Sub-Section 1.5 (pdf) of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) details the requirements and minimum aspects that must be included in a training program. It is important to note that different categories of staff require
different training and that it must always be commensurate with their responsibilities. Responsibility is placed on all parties involved in air transport, including shippers, freight forwarders, ground service providers and airlines.
The IATA standards related to dangerous goods training, including instructor qualifications, are developed by the DG Training Task Force (DGTTF). The DGTTF is overseen by the Dangerous Goods Board (DGB), with both groups working towards improving safety and understanding of the dangerous goods requirements for air transport.
Check the DG Training FAQ (pdf) for further information