About the Course
Lesson 1: Comply with relevant legal documentation requirements.
Legal concepts are defined and their responsibilities explained in terms of the National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996.
The meaning and function of each component on warning signs and documents are explained
Danger warning placards, specific to the substance loaded on the vehicle and inspection for the correct fitting on the vehicle.
All relevant statutory documents required and placed in the designated space.
Lesson 2: Apply safety and standard operating procedures during loading and off-loading
Information and relevant sources explained to ensure safe handling of classified goods and substances.
Duties of the driver before proceeding on route, in terms of SANS 10231.
Standard Operating Procedures (relating to the class of substance/goods and related equipment) are adhered to in order to prepare the vehicle for loading and off-loading.
Personal Protective equipment, suitable to the class of substance is worn during loading and off-loading
Safety equipment and procedures suitable to the class of substance used during loading and off-loading.
The nine hazard classes and the properties of the class of substance transported are explained.
The concept of compatibility is explained as it relates to dangerous goods.
Lesson 3: Apply safety procedures in the event of an incident.
Information extraction from the tramcar/trocar or other relevant sources utilized to implement the appropriate response in the event of an incident.
The correct fire extinguishing equipment is utilized in the event of an incident.
Personal protective equipment suitable to the class of substance is worn in the event of an incident.
Safety equipment suitable to the class of substance used in the event of an incident.
Incidents are reported according to the requirements of SANS 10231.
Lesson 4: Comply with the requirements of SANS 10231 in terms of behavior on route.
Driving style is adopted in order to maintain load quality and avoid incidents during transportation.
Duties on route in terms of SANS 10231 are adhered to at all times.