Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) - Initial - Category 6


Safety is paramount in the aviation industry: Ensure that you know how to read and apply the regulations for the transport of dangerous goods by air. These regulations include legal requirements, operational restrictions, packaging instructions, marking, labeling, and documentation to ensure the safe transportation of these goods. Gain the competencies to accept, handle and process shipments containing dangerous goods according to the current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) manual.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Apply IATA’s DGR manual and verify the correctness of dangerous goods transport documents
  • Perform the responsibilities involved in accepting, storing, loading and inspecting dangerous goods
  • Understand the legal responsibilities involved with the transportation of dangerous good

Course content

  • Interpret and review the current IATA DGR manual
  • Responsibilities of operator and shipper
  • Limitations
    • Excepted and limited quantities
    • State and operators’ variations
  • Classification and identification
  • Packaging, marking, and labeling requirements
  • Shipment of radioactive materials
  • Loading, storage and inspection and emergency procedures
  • Air waybill, Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods, and Notification to Captain

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Who should attend

  • Airline cargo acceptance and cargo agency staff
  • Cargo operations and ground handling staff
  • Station managers responsible for the safe transport of dangerous goods
  • Shippers, cargo agents, consolidators, freight forwarders
  • Instructional designers and instructors of DGR

A complimentary copy of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual is provided with the course material.

Please come prepared with a calculator. This course involves calculation exercises.

Category Price (USD, before taxes)
Non-Members $1,800.00
Members $1,545.00
Developing Nations $1,290.00


A regional course fee is applicable to course participants from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Slovakia, Poland, Moldova and Hungary.

We will be happy to assist with your travel arrangements to Riga as well as hotel bookings.



Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) - Initial - Category 6