Transportation of Dangerous Goods 

Safe Cargo Handling

This course aims to give offshore personnel a greater understanding of the hazards associated with packaging and cargo handling and the movement of cargo to, and from, offshore installations.
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Learning Outcomes


  • Explain the responsibilities and duties of all personnel and their duties under current legislation
  • Explain the importance of checking for dropped objects and identify the areas that should be monitored
  • Explain the key areas of safe lifting and slinging operations
  • Explain the key principal points to be considered when preparing cargo for shipment to and from offshore
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  • Describe the procedures involved for shipping freight by air
  • Define what is classified as ‘Dangerous Goods by Sea’ and the main considerations for shipping
  • Define what is classified as ‘Dangerous Goods by Air’ and the main considerations for shipping
  • Explain the principal requirements for waste management
  • Identify examples of bad practice