Introduction to Transport Classification for SDS - 4th February 2021
Learn about Transport Classification for Safety Data Sheets in this exciting webinar taught by guest trainer Caroline Raine.
Caroline is a qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) for the transport of hazardous goods by road and rail. Caroline is the current Chairman of the British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals (BADGP) and was one of the founding committee members. She is a presenter on the Classification for Transport Module presented by the CHCS.
During this webinar, you will be guided through the transport regulations for the road (ADR) enabling you to understand the classification and identification information required in Section 14 of the Safety Data Sheet.
The webinar will start with a brief introduction into the transport regulations and the different modes of transport namely; ADR road, RID rail, IMDG sea and IATA air, briefly touching on ADN inland waterways.
The classification criteria will be explained, and we will then look specifically at the criteria classes 3, 8 and environmentally hazardous substances (marine pollutants) of Class 9.
Touching briefly on high consequence dangerous goods (HCDG) and the rules of precedence we will finish by explaining how to choose your proper shipping names and UN numbers.
By the end of the session you will be able to complete Section 14 of the safety data sheet;
14.1. UN number
14.2. UN proper shipping name
14.3. Transport hazard class(es)
14.4. Packing group
14.5. Environmental hazards
14.6. Special precautions for user
14.7. Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL and the IBC Code
We will cover all transport-related changes in REACH Annex II (EU) 2020/878.
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