IMDG Code Training
With the IMDG Code No. 34-08 published by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), IMDG code trainings have been made compulsory for the personnel of coastal facilities handling dangerous goods within the scope of the code. In our country, the local regulation within this scope entered into force by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications as “Regulation on Training and Authorization within the Scope of the International Code for Dangerous Goods Transported by Sea”, published in the Official Gazette dated February 4, 2011 and numbered 27836. It has been revised with the Regulation published in the Gazette and the Official Gazette dated 16 January 2016 and numbered 29601.
IMDG trainings within the scope of the said regulation:
General Awareness Training (1 day)
Mission-Oriented Training (2.5 days)
Safety Training (1/2 days)
Renewal Training (1 day)
General Awareness-Mission-Oriented and Safety Trainings are organized as 4 combined days within the scope of the relevant legislation. Again, according to the local legislation, at the end of the training, at least 25 questions are made and the participants who get 70 from the exam are given a certificate approved by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. The renewal period of the trainings is 2 years.
This training seminar; It is planned to provide detailed training on the duties performed by people and the safe handling of dangerous goods.
The purpose of this training is to the personnel working in the transportation chain of dangerous goods within the scope of the IMDG code; To explain the main hazard classes of the cargoes, their packaging and storage units, the identification requirements with the appropriate transport name, UN number, class label and class label plate, to define the shipping documents and the basic and additional information that should be included in these documents, stacking, sorting and storage for dangerous goods To define the conditions, to emphasize the importance of the role of the personnel in the safe transportation of loads within the framework of all these rules, and to prevent and plan possible accidents and other emergencies caused by dangerous goods, and also the Emergency Schedules (EmS) and Medical First Aid Guide (MFAG) included in the additional book of the code. Outline the procedures to be followed in the necessary interventions using