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Dangerous Goods Awareness Training for Postal Operators – Category B

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Comply with new training requirements for Staff of designated postal operators involved in the handling, storage and loading of mail in accordance with IATA DGR. This is an interactive, flexible and cost-effective way for individuals and organizations.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Define dangerous goods
  • Describe which goods are prohibited by the Universal Postal Union Convention
  • Recognize hidden dangerous goods
  • Describe the conditions under which some dangerous goods may be transported by air mail
  • Identify the documentation required for the transportation of dangerous goods
  • Recognize the Postal Operator acceptance responsibilities
  • Describe general emergency procedures for postal operators staff.

Available as: eLearning course
Duration: 4-6 hours
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

Key topics

  • Applicability and General philosophy
  • Classification of Dangerous Goods
  • Marking and Labeling of Dangerous Goods shipments
  • Documentation
  • Acceptance and emergency response

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Personnel employed by postal operators and involved in processing mail, other than dangerous goods
  • Postal operators training specialists
  • Postal operations managers and frontline supervisors

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