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Carriage of Lithium Batteries
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Lithium battery pack

Overview 

The use of lithium batteries is becoming increasingly common, powering many everyday items, ranging from wheelchairs to power tools, as well as laptops and mobile phones. There have been a number of cargo security incidents which have been attributed to incorrectly shipped batteries. Please note that this course is specific to lithium batteries.

This course will enable students to have a thorough understanding of the relevant regulations, which includes how to apply the special provisions, marking and labelling the shipments, completing the relevant documentation as well as handling an emergency response and relevant reporting procedures.

  

Learning outcomes

  • Introduction to the Regulations
  • Applicability, responsibility - who needs to be trained
  • State and Operator Variations
  • Classification
  • Identification, Special Provisions
  • Packing
  • Specification Package markings
  • Marking and labelling
  • Shippers declaration
  • Handling
  • Examination

 

Who should attend

Training is required by anyone who classifies Dangerous Goods for shipment, decides on packaging and labelling, prepares the Shipper's documentation or completes acceptance checks prior to carriage as well as other operators who handle lithium batteries.

 

The Presenter

The Dangerous Goods Academy is run by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) - one of the biggest business groups in the UK, supporting, shaping and standing up for efficient logistics.

With FTA’s Dangerous Goods training you benefit from:

  • assurance that your staff are qualified and competent to legally transport dangerous goods.
  • training delivered by a professional team of trainers with extensive industry knowledge.
  • courses that meet your needs, whatever your involvement with the transportation of dangerous goods.

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Price

Non-member price - £399 + VAT

IOE&IT members can benefit from a 15% discount by quoting code IOE19 when booking.

  

Price includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments.

 

Dates and locations

Start date

End date

Location

 
 01/07/2019 02/07/2019 East Midlands Book Now
16/07/2019 17/07/2019 Gatwick Book Now
25/09/2019 26/09/2019 Manchester  Book Now
18/11/2019 19/11/2019  Gatwick  Book Now
 27/11/2019 28/11/2019  East Midlands  Book Now

 

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