IMDG

International Maritime Dangeroud Goods

Can I be penalized if I do not receive IMDG training?

Yes. Training violations have a minimum fine around $450 per day.
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What is a dangerous good?

Dangerous Goods are solids, liquids or gasses that can harm people, other living organisms, property, or the environment. They are often subject to chemical reactions.
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Is the IMDG code manual l required to complete vessel shipper training?

TCA will reference the IMDG Code throughout the training. We would recommend that you have the manual in front of your during training.
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Who needs IMDG training?

Anyone who ships, receives or handles hazardous materials that would affect vessel transportation.  If you load, unload, fill, package, mark, label, placard, select a package or complete a dangerous goods declaration you need to be trained.
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Do I need separate or specific training if I ship by ground air or water?

Yes if you ship by air, you will need IATA/ICAO training. If you ship by vessel, you will IMDG training. If you ship by ground, you will need DOT 49 CFR training.
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Do I need training if I only ship a very small amount of hazardous materials?

Some materials are excepted from the regulations in very small quantities and some are able to be shipped with a set of limited regulations.  However, even though they are excepted or shipped as a limited quantity these materials are still regulated and in order to know the difference you need to be trained.
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IMDG & ADR Lithium Battery Training

This training presents the provisions for preparing lithium cells and batteries for transport according to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code. The provisions for the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road ( ADR) closely mirror the IMDG Code for transporting lithium batteries and is also provided in this training. The training is designed specifically for the transport of lithium battery and is meant as a supplement to IMDG and ADR certification training.

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IMDG - Shipping Dangerous Goods Training

The requirements of the IMDG regulations are relative to dangerous goods transportation by vessel. This course is REQUIRED for all employees who directly handle or affect a dangerous good for transport by vessel shipments. This MUST be completed every 3 years.

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