Three Day Seminar/Workshop (Initial Course / Certification)

This seminar will cover General Philosophy, Limitations, and General requirements for shippers and carriers. Classification, list of Dangerous Goods, General packing requirements, Packing instructions. Labeling and Marking, Documentation. Basic acceptance, loading and handling procedures. Certification is good for two (2) years.

Introduction to the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR)

  • How to use the Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • Training requirements
  • Inspections
  • Penalties
  • Preparing a package to comply with both DOT and ICAO regulations
  • Classification of a Dangerous Good
  • How to classify and determine packing groups for dangerous goods
  • How to determine primary and subsidiary hazards
  • How to use the List of Dangerous Goods
  • How to choose a proper shipping name based on the IATA regulations
  • Special provisions for shipping by air


  • General packaging requirements
  • State and operator variations
  • Limited quantity packing instructions
  • Passenger and cargo aircraft packing instructions
  • UN packaging codes

Marking and Labeling

  • Marks and labels required for limited quantities and excepted quantities
  • Marks and labels required for passenger and cargo aircraft shipments
  • Shipper’s Declaration of Dangerous Goods
  • How to fill out a Shipper’s Declaration of Dangerous Goods
  • Handling Dangerous Goods
  • Segregation of dangerous goods


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