ADR Course Parts

ADR Revision Core Module

ADR is an EU Directive.

It covers all vehicles.

Dangerous Goods Module Page 2

Some mixed loads are not compatible:-
  1. Toxics and Food.
  2. Acid and Alkalis
  3. Flammable and Toxic Gas
  4. Flammables and Oxidising Agents.(Red and Yellow makes Orange)(Label Colours) Methods of Segregation
  5. Different Vehicles
  6. Different Compartments
  7. Additional Packaging
All involved in loading / unloading must do so safely
  1. Read any information.
  2. Use PPE as required.
  3. Ensure load area is clean and suitable.
  4. Ensure tanks are not overfilled.
  5. Ensure there are no leaks.
  6. Take precautions against static discharge with tanks.
  7. No smoking.
After loading ensure that:-
  1. Tanks are closed.
  2. Equipment is secure.
  3. Load is secure.
  4. Vehicle is not overloaded.
Multi-modal Operations
Multi-modal is where goods are moved by more than one mode of transport. i.e. sea and road. The driver must ensure:-
  1. Correct marking for the next leg of the journey.
  2. Check security of the load.
  3. Note any damage or shortfall.
  4. Make sure the paperwork is correct and handed on.
When some loads are not being driven they must be parked safely with the handbrake applied in this order of priority:-
  1. Secure fenced and locked premises.
  2. In a vehicle park supervised (within easy reach or within sight) by a competent person, someone over 18.
  3. In a vehicle park where it’s unlikely to sustain damage.
  4. In a suitable open space, not on the road or near housing.
  1. Same as parking, where possible, the driver should stay with the vehicle.
  2. Warn anyone working on the vehicle of the dangers.
  3. Any toe-truck driver would need an ADR covering the correct classes etc, unless accompanied by the driver of the broken down vehicle.

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