Basic ADR training: Handling dangerous goods in the warehouse

Cargo handling & logistics · Dangerous goods · Classroom ·

Training information

  • Length of training: 2 sessions (total 7 hours)
  • Language: Dutch
  • Certification: Syntra Certificate
  • Previous knowledge required: None
  • Price: € 370 (VAT Excluded)

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Target Audience

All persons involved in the transport of dangerous goods:

  • Warehouse workers
  • Dispatchers
  • Shippers
  • Loaders of vehicles
  • Loaders of tankers
  • Packers
  • Unloaders
  • Administrative employees
  • Logistics operators
  • Security officers
  • Drivers and staff transporting goods under partial exemption


All persons involved in the storage and transport of dangerous goods must be trained according to their duties and responsibilities.

The Basic Dangerous Goods Management Training gives a complete overview of the legal obligations and how to comply with them.

Warehousemen, forwarding agents, lorry and tanker drivers, administrative employees, etc… all need to have followed this Basic Training in ADR – Introduction to Handling Dangerous Goods in order to be able to organise and carry out ADR transport in full knowledge of the facts.

Course content

  • Legislation “Transport of dangerous goods”
  • Overview of the different transport legislations
  • Classes, classification of hazardous materials
  • Overview of the different hazard classes
  • Classification criteria
  • Classification codes and packaging groups
  • Use of the correct transport name
  • Substances listed by name
  • General and specific headings
  • Notes on the transport document (CMR)
  • Use of the ADR substance list
  • Holders for the carriage of dangerous goods
  • Packages
  • Containers
  • Fixed and demountable tanks, IBCs and UN mobile tanks
  • Large packages and overpacks
  • Carriage in bulk.
  • Marking and labelling of packages
  • Signalling of transport units
  • Documents accompanying transport
  • The transport document (CMR / consignment note)
  • Written instructions
  • Container / vehicle packaging certificate
  • ADR inspection documents
  • ADR training certificate for the driver
  • Requirements to be met by the vehicles and their equipment
  • ADR exemptions
  • Limited quantities (LQ ‘s)
  • Partial Exemptions according to section of the ADR.
  • Enforcement, by authorities and checks in companies
  • Overview of main government websites

Training calendar

20/08/2024 · Brussels Airport Building 54 · 09:00-16:00 · Language: Dutch

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