Updated: 24 Nov 2016

Training Course Leaflet – Dangerous Goods Awareness (for Category 4 or 5 Personnel)(Full Course) (DGA-Full)

Organizer / Registration/


Hongkong Association of Freight Forwarding And Logistics Limited (HAFFA)

HAFFA Secretariat

Address:        8/F, China Hong Kong Centre, 122-126 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Telephone:     2796 3121

Course Name

(please state this in your course enrollment form)

Dangerous Goods Regulations Awareness Training for Category 4 & 5 Personnel


HK$ 1,090.- Original Fee

HK$940.- HAFFA Members
HK$980.- Non-HAFFA Members


8/F, China Hong Kong Centre, 122-126 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui


Course Objective

To ensure you have the basic knowledge on current regulation. How to identify the hidden hazard? Handling skills of dangerous goods in loading and storage. The emergency response procedures in accident /incident relates to dangerous goods.

By the end of the course, student will be able to


ü   Know the definition of the Dangerous Goods.

ü   Understand the basic of the Dangerous Goods Regulations.

ü   Recognize the nature of Dangerous Goods.

ü   Recognize the classes of Dangerous Goods by their labels.

ü   Identify the dangerous goods by their marks, labels and documents.

ü   Identify some dangerous goods may also be incompatible with some types of non-dangerous cargo.

ü  Know what proper emergency reporting procedures are.

ü   Sharing of latest reported DG incidents involving shipments of undeclared lithium batteries in Hong Kong, to enable students exercise extra caution when handling cargo shipments with similar situation in future. 

Content/ Outline


-     General philosophy of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulation

-     Limitations

-     Recognition of Undeclared Dangerous Goods

-     Labelling and Marking

-     Shipper’s Declaration and other relevant documentation

-     Acceptance procedures

-     Storage and loading procedures (Segregation – Dangerous Goods and Non-dangerous goods)

-     Provisions for passengers and crew

-     Emergency procedures

-     Case Study

-     Class Exercises

-     Written Examination

Target Participants

·  Personnel involved in processing general air cargo (OTHER THAN DG), i.e. DIRECT checking of packaging, marking, labelling and documentation (i.e. MAWB, HAWB) of cargo consignments.

·  Personnel involved in actions other than processing, such as loading, transporting and storage of cargo consignments, which present the staff with an opportunity of having physical or close visual contact with the cargo consignments or perusal of their documentations.

Medium of Instruction

Conduct in Cantonese with Chinese and English reading materials

Assessment Requirement

Examination at the end of the course


1 day (09:00-17:00)

In house training offered?


(Interested member please contact HAFFA for further arrangement)