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Purpose of the Course
This course will provide you with the knowledge to be able to interpret and apply the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG) to shipments of dangerous goods and hazardous materials intended for transport by sea.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is ideal for:
Shore-based personnel responsible for preparing dangerous goods including packing, marking, labeling and preparing and signing documentation
Personnel that load and unload cargo transport units
Others involved with the shipping of dangerous goods by sea, including freight forwarders, consolidators, customs brokers and shipping company personnel
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?
You will gain an understanding of the following:
Dangerous Goods terminology
International agreements and conventions, Australian Dangerous Goods Codes, Legislation and Regulations
General philosophy on carriage of dangerous goods.
Hazard classes, divisions and packing groups
Identification of Dangerous Goods including allocation of proper shipping names and N.O.S. items
Limited and excepted quantity provisions
How to pack dangerous goods safely
Marking and labeling of packages, marking and placarding of cargo transport units
Completion of the Maritime Dangerous Goods Declaration, or Multimodal Dangerous Goods form
Competent authority approvals and exemptions
Stowage & segregation requirements
Safe handling of fumigated units
You will be provided with classroom assignments and workbook exercises to reinforce the knowledge gained.
The successful completion of the assessment at the end of the course will result in a qualification accepted by AMSA as meeting the training requirements included in Chapter 1.3 of the IMDG and the criteria listed in Marine Order 41.