Your ‘How To’ Guide for Shipping Dangerous Goods

‘How To’ Guide for Shipping Dangerous Goods

Shipping dangerous goods is heavily regulated, with severe legal, financial, and environmental risks if not done properly. It is important to be fully trained and competent in dangerous goods handling, which is why our compliance team have put together this ‘How To’ guide. Please note that this guide is not a substitute to proper ADR…

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ADR Training

ADR (Accord de Reconnaissance Mutuelle) training is a form of driver training that is required by EU law for professional drivers carrying dangerous goods. ADR training covers the safe transport of hazardous materials and is designed to ensure that the driver is aware of the risks associated with the cargo and how to handle it…

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December Changes to Dangerous Goods Carriage – Are you ready? 

DGSA

Every 2 years we get new ADR Regulations.  The purpose of updating the regulations is to consolidate technical changes and recommendations from all Nations who participate in the ADR Agreement.  This ensures that the regulations keep up with the times as there are constant changes to product types, and hazards and risks that need to be taken…

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What are High Consequence Dangerous Goods?

Official definitions normally sound like this… High consequence dangerous goods are those which have the potential for misuse in a terrorist event and which may, as a result, produce serious consequences such as mass casualties, mass destruction or, particularly for Class 7, mass socio-economic disruption. Typically, from the work we have covered, this would include…

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What are the Categories of Dangerous Goods?

Dangerous Goods Categories and Signs

Do you know the categories of dangerous goods? Most people know a couple however, it is rare that people know all of them unless they work within a role that deals with the movement of dangerous goods. ADR splits dangerous goods into 9 different categories.  The categories are directly related to the products dangerous qualities.  It is…

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Paperwork for UK hauliers driving to the EU…

With the increasing confusion over what is and what is not required, we thought a summary would be useful. Commercial drivers from the UK that operate in the EU will need new paperwork in addition to the documents already being carried.  This has been stated if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, however,…

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Happy New Year…

Total Compliance has had a great year in 2018 and we are ready for an even better one in 2019!!! In 2018 what happened?? We added a new Transport Manager…. We expanded our ALLMI lorry loader and slinger signaller training to whole new level…. We added health and safety to our business services… We added…

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