E Learning Transportation Of Dangerous Goods

E-Learning Convey Dangerous Goods by Road / Hazchem Training

This course is E-Learning Accredited with the Transport Education Training Authority and covers unit standard "232259" NQF level 3, 4 Credits

Department of Transport Accredited (Approval NR PrDP(D) 2013/116)

All training programs are Outcome Based and are assessed according to various Unit Standards and Outcomes.

Assessment criteria consists of a Formative Assessment (Knowledge Check), In-Class Assessments (Modules) and Summative Assessment (Final Assessment)

Duration: Delegates are given 48 hours to complete the training

Course Overview

Every individual involved in the Handling and Transportation of Dangerous Goods, whether they are consignors, manufacturers, importers or distributors, operators of road or rail vehicles or loading equipment, drivers or employers, have specific responsibilities and must adhere to a set of prescribed regulations and operating standards that dictate how the goods are marked, packaged and transported.

The Law

As regulated within The National Road Traffic Act of 1996 (Chapter VIII) regulation 280 Sub section 115 (1) and 117 (e) states that drivers of the vehicles of which he / she is the operator has to obtain a professional driving permit and undergo training at an approved training body.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the definitions and requirements according to chapter VIII of the National Road Traffic Act, standard specifications and codes of practice
  • Product Handling and your Health
  • Section 13 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act – The duty to inform
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Operator Responsibility
  • Consignee Responsibility
  • Consignor Responsibility
  • Legal duties of the driver (product custodian)
  • Loading and Off-Loading Procedures
    • Driver Responsibility
    • Demonstrated Loading Procedure on a Fuel Tanker
    • Demonstrated Off-Loading Procedure on a Fuel Tanker
    • Load Stability
  • Pre-load and Post-Load Checklists
  • Pre-Trip daily inspection report
  • Driver Fatigue Management
  • The Importance of Customer Service and Customer care
  • Driver Customer care – both on and off the road
  • 9 Classes of Classified Dangerous Goods.
  • Load Compatibility and Segregation.
  • Exempt Quantity
  • Designated Space/Documents Box
  • Dangerous Goods Declaration.
  • Transport Emergency Card and other required Legal documentation.
    • Packing Group
    • Subsidiary risk
    • ERG Number
  • Incident and Incident Reporting
  • Basic Spill Prevention and Clean up
  • Vehicle Requirements
    • Understand United Nations numbers (UN)
    • Dangerous Goods Placarding
    • Split Placarding
    • Warning signs.
  • Basic Fire Fighting
    • Elements that make up a Fire
    • Classes of Fire
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • PASS Method

Competency Scores

  • All learners are to achieve 80% and above for In-Class Assessments (Modules) and Summative Assessment (Final Assessment)
  • Learners are given 3 chances to complete all In-Class Assessments (Modules) and the Summative Assessment (Final Assessment)

Training Aids

  • Slide Show Presentation with Voice Over

All our Learners are provided with:

  • A Dangerous Goods Training Manual which can be downloaded and printed.
  • Certificate on completion of the course which is available immediately to download and print from the system.

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