Hazardous Goods General Awareness
ADR is The Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road, EU, and international legislation states that all staff directly or indirectly involved in the safe transportation of goods that can be hazardous to people, property, and the environment must have Dangerous Goods Training appropriate to their job.
In meeting the requirements of ADR, training is required for all drivers and others who are involved in moving and the storage of dangerous goods.
Can any company carry out ADR Training
No, only DVSA licensed companies can provide ADR training, they are continually vetted by the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) to ensure that the basic standards are being met and the training is being conducted correctly.
Our instructors are experience in the safe movement of dangerous goods, our instructors at Driverlink Training will ensure your staff are trained at the highest standard possible for your ADR training.
During the ADR training, students will not only be tested on their theoretical understanding, but will undergo 3 practical exercises including:
- What to do in an emergency
- Use of Fire extinguishers
- Basic Emergency first aid
ADR training consists of different modules, depending on the dangerous goods being carried.
All courses must include the core module and can then be supplemented by specific class or vehicle type ADR training.
The most cost effective and usual route for companies who carry many different goods in packages and bulk (tippers) is to take the following modules:
- Core, Packages and Bulk, Classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9.
For tanker companies, such as petroleum and waste industry, the following would be taken:
- Core, Class 3, and Tankers. (petroleum)
- Core, Classes 2, 3, 4, 5 ,6, 8, 9 and Tankers. (waste)
The route taken is entirely your choice, we will be happy to discuss your specific needs.
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