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Dangerous Goods Regulations

Short (Certificate) Courses for Pilots-in-Service

Min. Academic & Professional Level

Intermediate & PPL,CPL, ATPL Holders & Flight Instructors

Course Designed for:

PPL,CPL, ATPL Holders, Airlines & GA Pilot-in-Service, Flight Instructors of Flying Clubs & Flight Simulators

An Overview:

The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) provides guidelines and regulations for the safe transportation of dangerous goods by air. These regulations cover a wide range of aspects related to the transportation of hazardous materials aboard aircraft, ensuring the safety of the flight, crew, passengers, and the environment.

Short Course Modules:

Module 1: Introduction to Dangerous Goods Regulations in Aviation

Sub-topic 1: What Are Dangerous Goods?

Sub-topic 2: History and Importance of DGR in Aviation

Sub-topic 3: International Regulatory Bodies (ICAO, IATA)

Sub-topic 4: Legal Framework and Consequences of Non-compliance

Module 2: Classification of Dangerous Goods

Sub-topic 1: Hazard Classes and Categories

Sub-topic 2: Criteria for Classifying Dangerous Goods

Sub-topic 3: List of Dangerous Goods

Sub-topic 4: Labeling and Packaging Requirements

Module 3: Packaging and Labeling Requirements

Sub-topic 1: Packaging Standards and Types

Sub-topic 2: Marking and Labeling of Dangerous Goods

Sub-topic 3: Documentation and Shipment Information

Sub-topic 4: Safety Marks and Hazard Communication

Module 4: Handling and Stowage of Dangerous Goods

Sub-topic 1: Aircraft Compatibility and Stowage Provisions

Sub-topic 2: Loading and Unloading Procedures

Sub-topic 3: Segregation of Incompatible Goods

Sub-topic 4: Emergency Procedures in Case of Accidents

Module 5: Acceptance and Handling Procedures

Sub-topic 1: Acceptance of Dangerous Goods Shipments

Sub-topic 2: Inspection and Verification of Documentation

Sub-topic 3: Passenger and Crew Awareness

Sub-topic 4: Special Provisions for Passengers’ Dangerous Goods

Module 6: Operational Controls

Sub-topic 1: Security Measures and Screening

Sub-topic 2: Provisions for Cargo Aircraft Only (CAO)

Sub-topic 3: Notification and Reporting Requirements

Sub-topic 4: Emergency Response Planning

Module 7: Training and Awareness

Sub-topic 1: Training Requirements for Personnel

Sub-topic 2: Security Awareness Training

Sub-topic 3: Dangerous Goods Training Programs

Sub-topic 4: Role of Competent Authorities

Module 8: Regulatory Updates and Changes

Sub-topic 1: Keeping Abreast of Regulatory Updates

Sub-topic 2: Recent Amendments and Their Implications

Sub-topic 3: Compliance Challenges and Common Pitfalls

Sub-topic 4: Case Studies and Lessons Learned

Module 9: Transport of Lithium Batteries

Sub-topic 1: Risks Associated with Lithium Batteries

Sub-topic 2: Packaging and Labeling of Lithium Batteries

Sub-topic 3: Handling and Transport Requirements

Sub-topic 4: Reporting and Mitigation of Lithium Battery Incidents

Module 10: Global Harmonization and Best Practices

Sub-topic 1: Harmonization Efforts Among Regulatory Bodies

Sub-topic 2: Industry Best Practices for Safe Transport

Sub-topic 3: Collaborative Approaches in the Aviation Industry

Sub-topic 4: Case Studies of Successful Implementation and Safety Initiatives