Every shore-side worker dealing with dangerous goods transportation will be excited to learn that they can now take the proper (and required) Dangerous Goods (IMDG) training courses online with AlertForce.com.au.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRLog (Press Release) – Jul 05, 2011 – Australia’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) training company, AlertForce, is currently the only company that offers online Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) approved Dangerous Goods training courses for Amendment 35-10 of the IMDG code (see: http://www.amsa.gov.au/Shipping_Safety/cargoes_and_dange …).
Since Amendment 34 of the IMDG Code, these courses became mandatory for any shore-side employee who works with dangerous goods transported by the sea.
“Failing to complete this training can result in delays, fines, or rejected consignments. By taking part in these regulation-approved online training classes, companies can ensure that their reputation is secure and intact.” said company founder, Brendan Torazzi.
Since the training courses are online, AlertForce has created a cost effective way to get the proper occupational health- and-safety training courses for a variety shore-side professions such as:
– Container Packers and Consolidators
– Port Staff
– Shippers and Forwarders
– Shipping Line Operations and Booking Staff
– Cargo Surveyors
The courses in the IMDG training focus on aspects such as; descriptions of various dangerous goods classes, labeling, marking, stowing, and packing. Everyone enrolled in training will be taught the functions that pertain to their daily professions.
The Dangerous Goods safety training class is $225.00. Upon signing up for the class you will receive your login details and tax invoice via email. Any company that is involved in exporting shipping Dangerous Goods overseas (including Tasmania) and needs to produce MO41’s is affected by the AMSA requirements and requires training.
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AlertForce (http://alertforce.com.au) specialises in delivering fast, competency-based, interactive short online courses to mitigate risk and health and safety hazards in Australian workplaces.