Shipping Guidelines for Infectious Substances

Shipping Guidelines for Infectious Substances

 

Date & Location: (14-8/May) Amman – ( 16-20/July) Istanbul – ( 17-21/Sep) Kuala Lumpur


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Course Overview

Key Topics:

  • Classification, labeling, documentation, handling and emergency procedures for Infectious Substances
  • Interactive exercises on proper completion of the Shipper’s Declaration for Infectious Substances to ensure shipment compliance with Dangerous Goods Legislation
  • Application of the current edition of the Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines manual
  • Discussions of key issues involved in the shipping of infectious substances

 

 

Program Objectives:

  • Apply the technical aspects of shipping infectious substances by air
  • Review the current Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines based on the latest IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual
  • Use our step-by step workbook with the current Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines publication
  • Promote safe and efficient handling practices in the workplace
  • Facilitate shipments by ensuring compliance

 

 

Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for:

  • Medical personnel
  • Laboratory personnel shipping viruses for research purposes
  • Airline cargo acceptance agents and freight forwarders
  • Pharmaceutical company employees

 

 

Program Outline:

Day 1

▪ Applicability of the Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines

▪ Guidelines limitations

▪ Classification

▪ Identification

▪ Packing

 

Day 2

▪ Packaging specifications

▪ Performance tests

▪ Marking and labeling

▪ Documentation

▪ Handling

 

Day 3

International legislations

Postal authorities

Shippers’ responsibilities

Package suppliers’ responsibilities

Carriers’ responsibilities

State and operators variations

 

 

 

 

Day 4

Main subtitles

Basic triple packaging system

Quantity limits

Freezing or cooling the package

Certified package

Over packs

 

Day 5

Shippers responsibilities

Alternation and amendments

Air Waybill