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Class 3, flammable liquids, is one of the most common dangerous goods hazard class offered for transport all over the world.
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According to dangerous goods regulations, flammable liquids -such as paints, lacquers, acetone, gas oil or petrol- are liquids, or mixture of liquids, or liquids containing solids in solution or suspension which gives off a flammable vapour at below 60 oC closed cup test, normally referred to as the “flashpoint”.

This article, written by DGM New York, shows some commitments to be considered in the safety transport of flammable liquids.

 

In the event of doubt regarding the classification, packing, labelling, marking and documentation, do not hesitate to contact us. DGM will ensure that your shipment complies with all regulatory requirements.

 

It is essential for everyone who works inside hazardous materials warehouses to consider health and safety risks.

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Potential risks at work such as leakage of liquids, exposure to radioactivity radiation or to vapour inhalation must be controlled in accordance with regulations.

Read full article Storage of hazardous materials in the warehouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The figure and responsibilities of European safety advisers are not always well understood by people or companies out of Europe.

The definition of “safety adviser” can be found in 1.8.3 of the ADR. It says “each undertaking, the activities of which include the carriage, or the related packing, loading, filling or unloading, of dangerous goods by road shall appoint one or more safety advisers for the carriage of dangerous goods, responsible for helping to prevent the risks inherent in such activities with regard to persons, property and the environment

Main duties of the Safety Adviser include:

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  • Monitoring compliance with the requirements governing the carriage of dangerous goods
  • Advising the undertaking on the carriage of dangerous goods
  • Preparing an annual report to be presented to the local authority
  • Monitoring the operational procedures or instructions related to identification of dangerous goods, purchases of  means of transport, loading, unloading
  • Assuring appropriate training for people involved in dangerous goods transport
  • Implementing of proper emergency procedures
  • Investigating of accidents and preparing reports if necessary
  • Assuring the existence of a Security Plan if necessary

DGM has an experienced, trained and qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser team for all hazard classes (from explosives to radioactive materials) and transport activities.

Companies in which Dangerous Goods are involved and which are required to formally appoint a Safety Adviser are welcome to contact us. DGM can take responsibilities and help your company to comply with regulations. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Strategic Partnerships Program is a platform for aviation solution providers to build as well as strengthen relationships with key industry stakeholders. Through their participation in various IATA work groups, Strategic Partners gain a unique insight into airlines’ priorities and have the opportunity to be recognized for working together with IATA in serving the air transport industry.

 

 Currently, over 300 IATA Strategic Partners provide their expertise by supporting the activities and initiatives of IATA. DGM, as a member of the IATA Strategic Partner Program, is committed to reinforce air cargo security and safety in a supply chain approach. 

 Find out who we are and how can we assist you at: http://goo.gl/EdF8pL

 

 

 

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