European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

IIIC-R11 ADR
Transport of Dangerous Materials

Course code: 136481 (SEM)
Language of instruction: English
Duration of the course: 5 days (45h)
Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Aleksandar S. Jovanovic (Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies GmbH), Assessor des Lehramtes Joachim Freek (DEKRA Akademie GmbH)
Assessment: Written Exam [optional topic for Project Study Paper]

Short description

The course covers international and EU policies and legislative requirements related to the transport of dangerous materials and explains the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods. It elaborates the main issues from ADR 2013 as well as safety measures and procedures in case of accidents.

Objectives

In the end of the course the participants will know:

  • What are Dangerous Goods
  • Dangerous Good classification 
  • What means "transport" of Dangerous Goods
  • ADR contents and scope
  • Basics and new resolutions of ADR 2013/2015
  • How to handle with accidents
  • Security regulations
  • Responsibilities and how to train personnel

Target Attendees / Participants

 

Course Content by Units

Unit 1: Introduction

  • General provisions
  • What are dangerous goods?
  • What is transport?
  • ADR- Contents and scope
  • Responsibilities of personnel; training of personnel
  • Security regulations
Unit 2: Classification of dangerous goods
  • Packing groups
  • Proper shipping names
  • General packing provisions, provisions for tanks and tank container
  • Marking and labeling and orange plates marking
Unit 3: Documentation
  • Transport document
  • Instructions in writing
  • ADR licence
  • Identity card
  • Other documents
  • Exercise
Unit 4: Description of vehicles, transportation, receptacles and equipment
  • Types of vehicles,
  • Transport units
  • Testing of packages, and IBCs
  • Packing of gases
  • Vehicle equipment
Unit 5: Marking, labeling and orange-coloured plates
  • Labeling, marking with UN-Numbers
  • Limited quantities
  • Excepted quantities
  • Orange-coloured plates and placards
  • Special provisions
  • Containers under fumigation
Unit 6: Accomplishment of carriage , transport regulations
  • Securing the load
  • Mixed loading
  • Precautions for foodstuffs and animal feeds
  • Responsibility of the loader
  • Exemptions of 1.1.3.6 ADR
  • Checking the vehicle and its load

Unit 7:Duties, responsibilities and sanctions

Unit 8: Steps to be taken after incidents and accidents

Unit 9: Review of main course issues and preparation for the final exam

Unit 10: Final exam

 

Each undertaking, the activities of which include the carriage, or the related packing, loading, filling or unloading, of dangerous goods by road shall appoint one or more safety advisers for the carriage of dangerous goods, responsible for helping to prevent the risks inherent in such activities with regard to persons, property and the environment (ADR 1.8.3.)

 

Teaching Methods

The course includes:

  • introductory note explaining aim and structure of the course, and used methodology as well
  • ex cathedra lecturing illustrated by number of example
  • case studies allowing students to understand problems and solutions
  • several collective exercise
  • preparation for final exam by repetition of all course units and main issues
  • final exam

Literature

  1. Textbook
    ADR Transport of dangerous materials, version 2, November 2009
  2. Transparencies, version 2, November 2009
    Unit 1: Introduction
    Unit 2: Classification of dangerous goods
    Unit 3: Documentation
    Unit 4: Description of vehicles, transportation, receptacles and equipment
    Unit 5: Marking, labeling and orange-colored plates
    Unit 6: Accomplishment of carriage, transport regulations
    Unit 7: Duties, responsibilities and sanctions
    Unit 8: Steps to be taken after incident and accidents
    Unit 9: Review of the main course issues and final exam
  3. Additional training material
    ADR 2009
    Table of contents
    Foreward - Non-formal introduction to the ADR published by European Commission.
    ADR Agreement
    Annex A
    Part 1 - General provisions and provisions concerning dangerous substances and articles
    Part 2 - Classification
    Part 3 - Dangerous goods list, special provisions and exemptions related to limited and excepted quantities
    Part 4 - Packing and tank provisions
    Part 5 - Consignment procedures
    Part 6 - Requirements for the construction and testing of packagings, intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), large packagings, tanks and bulk containers
    Part 7 - Provisions concerning the conditions of carriage, loading, unloading and handling
    Annex B
    Part 8 & 9 - Provisions concerning transport equipment and transport operations
    Commission Directive 2004/112/EC - uniform procedures for checks on the transport of dangerous goods by road


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(Course profile ID: IIIC-R11, generated on November 19, 2018)