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Document ID (ISN)57870
CIS number 92-593
ISBN(s) 0-11-885734-7
Year 1992
Convention or series no. HSG 78
Author(s)
Department of Transport
Title Container packing. Guidance for those packing and transporting dangerous goods in CTUs for carriage by sea
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 23p. Illus. 28 ref. Price: GBP 4.00.
Abstract This guidance provides practical advice for those involved in the packing and carriage of dangerous goods in cargo transport units (CTUs) for consignment by sea. The guidance does not deal fully with the handling of explosives and does not refer to road tankers in which dangerous goods are transported in bulk. Topics covered: definitions; legal requirements; responsibilities of the packer, the shipper, the freight forwarder and the carrier. Appendices include: UN recommendations for the training of persons engaged in the transport of dangerous goods; examples of International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG) placards and marks; packers' and drivers' pocket cards; checklist of legal duties.
Descriptors (primary) packing, filling; dangerous substances; sea transport; transport of materials; transport containers; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) warning notices; legislation; international agreements; safety and health training; check lists; responsibilities; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
Transport of materials