Training of Appointed Persons
According to § 6 GbV
They frequently transport dangerous goods such as diesel, petrol, acid, alkali, gas bottles, lacquer, adhesives or oil-covered cleaning cloths etc. Special regulations must be followed when transporting these items and other dangerous goods in order to avoid unpleasant surprises when stopped by police or in the case of an accident, to avoid costly consequences. It is difficult to get an overview of the regulations for the transport of dangerous goods as they are very complex, despite all efforts to make them clear. To guarantee the required security, the legislators proscribe repeated courses and training for those "appointed persons" in charge of a dangerous goods transport, as well as "others in charge", regardless of whether a company or factory has already appointed a dangerous goods officer.
Packers in different lines of business, storage workers, masters of the trade, technical and business employees at shipping agents, warehouses, in the shipping industry, staff at municipal waste disposal services and roadworks departments.
Basics for transporting dangerous goods. What do you need to take note of? Who is responsible for the safe transport of the goods? What sort of allowances are available when keeping to the regulations? Packing and labelling, the basics of securing the load, the vehicles' equipment, bans on loading certain goods together, practical tips and suggestions, addresses for those seeking advice, checklists.