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IATA DGR and 49 CFR - Recurrent - Category 6 (Classroom, 3 days)

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Revalidate your IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) and 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) requirements with the latest amendments and directives from ICAO, IATA and the United States. 

Undergo the mandatory DGR and 49 CFR training and improve your knowledge of the latest regulations and trends related to the carriage of dangerous goods. This recurrent course develops your skills in handling current legal requirements, operational restrictions, packing instructions, marking, labeling, and documentation of dangerous goods.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 3 days (24 hours)
Recommended level: Entry-level
Prerequisites: Participants must hold a valid DGR/49 CFR certificate to register for this course. If your certificate is older than two years, please register for the DGR/49 CFR Initial course.

Next class

There are currently no scheduled classes. Check back later for updates or contact us to arrange a class in your company.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course, you will:

  • Fulfill the 24-month ICAO/IATA/49 CFR recurrent dangerous goods training requirement
  • Understand recent updates to the IATA DGR and the U.S. 49 CFR
  • Understand the latest changes and directives from ICAO, IATA and the U.S
  • Review and share practical aspects of dangerous goods transport

Course content

  • Interpretation and review of the current IATA DGR and the U.S. 49 CFR
  • Limitations
    • Excepted and limited quantities
    • State and Operator variations
  • Classification and identification of dangerous goods
  • Packing, marking and labeling requirements
    • UN specification
    • Limited quantities
    • Compatibility and segregation requirements
  • Shipment of radioactive materials
  • Procedures
    • Loading, storage, and inspection
    • Emergency procedures
  • Air waybill, Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods and Notification to Captain requirements

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Who should attend

The following work groups, especially those involved in the transport of dangerous goods into or out of the U.S., are recommended to attend.

  • Airline acceptance staff, shippers and freight forwarders responsible for the safe transport of dangerous goods
  • Cargo instructors and instructional designers responsible for dangerous goods training
  • Ground handling and load control staff involved in the cargo chain Regulatory compliance specialists
  • Personnel from the Department of Transportation or Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Operations and station managers

Note: The DGR and 49 CFR initial course meets the training requirements for personnel listed in Categories 1, 2, 3 and 6 as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR and 14 CFR § 121.1001(a).

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade level of 80% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to all participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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