OVERSIGHT AND INVESTIGATION course

Dangerous Goods for CAA Staff and Airport Authorities

Locations & Dates
Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
18 - 22 November 2019 Available
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€ 2090.00

Introduction

The aim of this course is to emphasize a general safety philosophy about why and how safe transport of dangerous goods contributes to the overall safety management of air transportation. All contents of this course are related to the primary responsibilities and practical applications of CAA DG officials and Airport DG officials. Basic overall knowledge of chemistry and/or physics is preferred but not a mandatory requirement. Objectives are to give: 

  • General safety philosophy about why and how safe transport of dangerous goods contributes to the overall safety management of air transportation.
  • Knowledge and practical applications of the responsibilities of CAA DG Officials and Airports DG Officials.
  • Knowledge, practical application and interpretation of the dangerous goods legislation set out in Annex 18, as well as the technical instructions for the safe transport of dangerous goods by air.
  • Practical application of the emergency procedures and related responsibilities for CAAs and Airports.

Please be advised about the target group for this course: Civil Aviation Authority staff and Airport Authorities only. 

Course Content

General Philosophy of Annex 18 and Technical Instructions for the safe transport of dangerous goods by air, as follows:

  • International Legislation
  • European Legislation
  • Legislation for radioactive materials

Detailed philosophy and practical application of:

  • classification principles
  • packing requirements
  • labeling and marking
  • storage and loading
  • documentation
  • acceptance procedures
  • passengers and crew provisions
  • shipper and operator responsibilities

Detailed philosophy and practical application of responsibilities related to:

  • State Letters and State Variations
  • Approvals and Exemptions
  • Undeclared / Wrongly Declared Dangerous Goods

Detailed philosophy and practical application of responsibilities related to:

  • Emergency Procedures
  • DG and Emergency Planning Aerodromes
  • Notification to Captain (NOTOC) Procedures

This course also includes several practical case studies and exercises.

Who should take this course

  • Civil Aviation Authorities and Dangerous Goods Officials 
  • Managers Emergency Planning within Airport Authorities 
  • Safety Managers and Managers of Emergency Response Systems 
  • Airport Fire Officers 

Pre-requisites

Basic overall knowledge of chemistry and/or physics is preferred but not a mandatory requirement.

Duration

4.5 days, starting at 9:00 on day 1 and ending at approximately 13:00 on day 5. An examination is offered on day 5 - examination fee included in the course fee. 

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk, NL Netherlands
18 - 22 November 2019 Available
€ 2090.00