RoadSafe Europe

Dangerous Goods & transport training and consultancy

DGSA Consultancy Services

To comply with the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR), companies engaged in the loading, unloading or carriage of dangerous goods by road, rail or inland waterways may have to appoint a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA).

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ADR Driver Training

An ADR Vocational Training Certificate is required by any driver carrying "In-Scope" packaged Dangerous Goods, for a tanker of >1m3 or tank container of >3m3 - regardless of the gross weight of the carrying vehicle, and is valid for five years.

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CAA (IATA) Dangerous Goods Training

Air freight accounts for only 0.5 per cent of the UK's international goods movements by weight, but 25 per cent by value. Dangerous Goods training is a mandatory requirement for anyone involved in the transport of dangerous goods by air (shippers, packers, freight forwarders, cargo handlers, airline personnel etc).

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Dangerous Goods by Sea (IMDG)

Sea freight accounts for 95% of UK imports and exports by tonnage, and therefore 95% of our Dangerous Goods movements too.

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Rail Transport (RID)

Rail freight has increased by 50% since 1994, with a government target to increase by 80% within ten years, and now accounts for 12% of the total surface freight in the UK. Intermodal traffic has been growing steadily at around 10 per cent per annum since 2002 to 2009.

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Awareness Training

It is a legal requirement that any persons whose duties concern the carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road, Sea, Rail or Air shall have received training in the requirements governing the carriage of such goods appropriate to their duties.

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CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) Transport Managers (Road Haulage)
Level 3

Applicants for a Goods Vehicle Operators' Licence must show that they are a "professionally competent" Transport Manager, or that they employ another who meets this requirement to act on their behalf.

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Driver CPC Periodic Training

RoadSafe Europe Limited are providers of Driver CPC Periodic Training approved training courses.

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First Aid & Defibrillator Training

Employers need to provide first aid care on their premises for staff and have a duty of care towards all visitors and users of their facilities. If you employ five or more people, then you may need to have a qualified First Aider (You can also use theHSE Assessment tool to help you decide how many First Aiders at what level you need).

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Pre-Acceptance Waste Audits

Roadsafe are pleased to offer our no-nonsense, economical, but fully comprehensive Pre-acceptance healthcare waste auditing services to NHS Trusts, private hospitals and clinics, dentists, veterinarians and other associated waste producers.

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Useful Information

This page is intended to provide links to information regarding the carriage of Dangerous Goods by all modes of transport. We've tried to keep it simple, and hope that what you find here to be useful and informative, whatever your level of interest.

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