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Dangerous Goods
Various rules and regulations have been set in place by the SAI Global and the Dept of Environment & Climate Change (DECC).

Both consignors and contractors must adhere to all regulations to ensure the safe transport of Dangerous Goods.

With over 20 years experience of transporting Dangerous Goods, FreightEx can assure you a safe and secure delivery.

Consignors
  • In order for an accurate quote to be given, UN number, Class, Packing Group information, weight and quantity must all be supplied.
  • UN Number – Always a four digit number.
  • Class – There are nine Classes.
  • Packing Group – Denoted with Roman Numerals; there are 3 packing groups, I, II and I (the greater the hazard, the lower the packing group).
  • All dangerous goods must be packed in accordance with these regulations.
  • The consignor must provide the driver with accurate shipping documents which describe the Dangerous Goods.
  • A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) must be supplied with correct contact details of your company, your Emergency Response Officer and must coincide with all shipping documents.
Carriers
  • All drivers who carry Dangerous Goods with our company have completed a Dangerous Goods Awareness Training Program that has been developed in association with the DECC.
  • A Dangerous Goods Kit is supplied to each vehicle for our drivers personal protection.
  • Placard labels will be displayed according to regulations.
Administration
  • All Administration Staff have completed a Dangerous Goods Awareness Training Program that has been developed in association with the DECC.
  • We have carefully developed an Emergency Response Plan in association with the DECC.
  • We have an Emergency Response Officer who is up to date on our Emergency Response Plan.
We make caring for the environment a priority.