Dangerous Goods License Courses in Cessnock

Dangerous Goods License Courses in Cessnock

Cessnock, a city in the Hunter Region of New South Wales has seen a steady increase in the number of people working across its transport, logistics and warehousing industries in recent years.

In order to minimise the risks associated with the transport of dangerous goods in Cessnock the rest of NSW, whilst also protecting workers involved in the transportation of dangerous goods, it’s mandatory that people in the industry must study the Australian Dangerous Goods Code and follow the regulations outlined by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment and NSW Environment Protection Authority.

Our Dangerous Goods Course Transport License Training in Cessnock provides an overview of the responsibilities of those transporting dangerous goods under the ADG Regulations, as well as the requirements for classifying products, recognising documentation and classifying subsidiary safety marks and undertaking the appropriate measures in an emergency situation.

Who should take Dangerous Goods Transport training in Cessnock?

The Australian Dangerous Goods Code requires that all persons engaged in the transport of dangerous goods be trained in the aspects of handling such goods.

Dangerous Goods Transport License training in Cessnock must be completed by anyone who intends to:

  • Handle dangerous goods in excess of 500 litres or 500 kilograms.
  • Fill or empty dangerous goods in intermediate bulk containers (IBC) that are in excess of 3000 litres while on the vehicle.
  • Handle EPA regulated substances or objects that are deemed to pose a threat to people, property or the environment.

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What materials are classified as dangerous goods?

The NSW Environment Protection Authority states that dangerous goods are defined as substances and objects that pose an acute risk to people, property or the environment due to their chemical or physical characteristics.

Some substances and materials that are classified as dangerous goods include:

  • Explosives
  • Flammable gases
  • Flammable liquids
  • Flammable solids
  • Oxidising materials
  • Toxic and infectious materials
  • Radioactive substances
  • Corrosive materials

Dangerous Goods Course Transport License Training Certificate

The complete Dangerous Goods Transport training in Cessnock is competitively priced at $395.00 as well as a $57.00 licensing fee with NSW EPA.

On completion of the course, the participant will be certified to carry dangerous goods by road in compliance with the ADG Code and will be awarded a TLILIC001 Preparation and Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road Certificate issued by Chris Shilling Transport Training.

Our course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the regulatory requirements when shipping, receiving and transporting dangerous goods.

On completion of the dangerous goods transport course in Cessnock participants will be able to:

  • Identify hazards involved with transporting dangerous goods.
  • Know how dangerous goods are classified.
  • Understand the regulations relating to documentation.
  • Differentiate between special cases and exemptions.
  • Recognise proper containers.
  • Identify subsidiary safety marks.
  • Complete documents for dangerous goods.
  • Know the correct procedures to follow in the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods.
  • Correctly segregate and stow goods.

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About Chris Shilling Transport Training, dangerous goods course provider

Chris Shilling Transport Training has an outstanding reputation for providing high-quality training courses related to the transportation of dangerous goods in Cessnock and throughout NSW and guarantees the highest level of compliance with NSW legislation.

Participants in our courses receive comprehensive training materials that combine excellent teaching practices with expert knowledge. Numerous professionals in the transportation industry in Cessnock have been successfully trained by Chris Shilling Transport Training in compliance with the New South Wales regulations.

Contact us on 0434 366 758 or email chris@cstt.com.au for further information on our dangerous goods courses in Cessnock.

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