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TLID3027 Prepare for Transport of Dangerous Goods


This course covers the following topics:

Check dangerous goods load

1.1 Load is compared against transport documentation and discrepancies are noted
1.2 Job hazards are identified and required action is taken to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
1.3 Load is checked to ensure dangerous goods labels are clearly visible and legible, and packaged goods are correctly labelled
1.4 Load is checked to ensure containers are not damaged
1.5 Vehicle load is checked for compatibility or, where not compatible, is checked for appropriate segregation in accordance with regulatory requirements
1.6 Load is assessed to ensure it is stowed and secured in or on vehicles in accordance with the current ADG Code and national Load Restraint Guide(LRG)
1.7 Shipping documentation and other relevant documents are located in cabin in accordance with regulatory requirements
2 Assess vehicle suitability to transport intended load
2.1 Vehicle is assessed for suitability and appropriateness to carry designated dangerous goods including classification, mass and configuration
2.2 Licence and insurance requirements are checked for conformity with current ADG Code and/or other applicable regulatory requirements as required
2.3 Load restraint system/s is checked for serviceability and appropriateness to secure intended load
2.4 Vehicle is checked to ensure it is correctly and clearly marked/placarded for load being carried
3 Check emergency procedures and equipment
3.1 Emergency information for each type of transported dangerous good is noted
3.2 Regulatory and workplace procedures for an incident are noted including notification of relevant personnel and authorities and, as required, use of equipment for containment, clean up or recovery
3.3 Personal protective equipment and safety equipment are checked for operational capability and appropriateness to proposed load
3.4 Emergency information is located in cabin in accordance with current ADG Code requirements
4 Evaluate documented route plan
4.1 Selected route plan and potential difficulties including regulatory restrictions, traffic flow and conditions, obstacles, road standards and construction activities are assessed
4.2 Regulatory and workplace procedures for driving, parking, loading and unloading are identified including actions for disengaging and/or securing vehicle
5 Complete documentation
5.1 Load is inspected and checked for security to travel in accordance with relevant regulations/permit requirements and current ADG Code
5.2 All required documentation for dangerous goods is completed in accordance with regulatory and workplace requirements

This is a 4-6 hour course, which is classroom based, followed by a written assessment.