Who needs DGA/ADR training?

Who needs DGA ADR training

ADR stands for ‘Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises Dangereuses par Route’ and is a European agreement that regulates the transport of dangerous goods by road. In the UK, ADR training is mandatory for certain types of workers who are involved in the transportation of dangerous goods by road. The following types of…

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What to Expect When Becoming a DGSA?

What to Expect When Becoming a DGSA

Becoming a qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) is a great career choice for those interested in taking responsibility for the safe handling and transport of hazardous substances. The job involves evaluating the risks associated with storing, packaging, transporting, and using various dangerous materials, as well as providing safety advice and guidance to employees. How…

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What Should I Consider When Hiring a DGSA?

What Should I Consider When Hiring a DGSA

As of 31 December 2022, any company that handles dangerous goods must appoint a DGSA, including anyone who consigns, transports, picks, packs, organises, fills, loads or unloads dangerous goods on a regular basis, by road, rail or inland waterway. If your business is included in the above list, you’ll need to start looking for a…

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What is a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser and What Are Their Responsibilities?

What is a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser and What Are Their Responsibilities

A Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) is an essential role for companies involved in the transportation of hazardous materials. The DGSA ensures that companies comply with regulations for the safe transportation of dangerous goods by providing advice and guidance to their employers. In this article, we will discuss what a DGSA is and their responsibilities.…

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A Week in the Life of a Transport Consultant for Total Compliance

Monday Early start today, with renewed inspiration to get back in the gym, I left London at 4.30am and headed to The Gym at Bedford, close to today’s site visit. After a workout and shower, I made the 15-minute drive to today’s customer. Merit Garden Products. This operator has a restricted operators licence and only…

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Do I need a DGSA?

As of 31 December 2022, every business that regularly consigns, transports, picks, packs, organises, fills, loads, or unloads dangerous goods by road, rail or inland waterway must appoint a dangerous goods safety advisor (DGSA).  Consignor-only companies involved in the transportation of dangerous goods must also appoint a DGSA. These rules are set out in the…

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The Purpose of a DGSA

It has been a requirement of any business that regularly consigns, transports, picks, packs, organises, fills, loads, or unloads dangerous goods by road, rail or inland waterway (including consignors/handlers) to appoint a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) since the Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) Regulations (‘ADR Regulations’) was updated…

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Summary of the ‘Training’ Fortnightly Focus

Following the 2 weeks we always like to do a summary of the topics covered in case you missed anything and want to go back to review it or get in touch as we could help. So what have we covered? Planning Training E-learning Training General Driver CPC Training inc. Bespoke Training Training for Certifications…

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Training Reviews and How To Do Them?

As with most things, it is better to keep up to date with training records as you go, however an annual review is also essential.   Sometimes things get missed or someone ends up not completing a course, even a change of role or duties may have happened.  All these change the plans and need…

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