IMDG Code 2018 Edition – Compliance

Only a few months and the IMDG Code 2018 Edition (incl. Amendment 39-18) comes into force. This will happen on 1 January 2020 for two years. The 2018 edition could already be voluntarily applied as from 1 January 2019. If your current IMDG training certificate is showing IMDG 2016 edition (incl. Amendment 38-16), then you […]

UN approved 4G fibreboard boxes and UN approved 4GV fibreboard boxes

What is the difference? The difference is in the inner packages one can pack in the box. 4G boxes can only be used by combining the specific inner packaging with which the boxes have undergone the necessary tests. 4G boxes must be packed in the same way as the packaging used in testing: same inner […]

Dangerous Goods by Air training (IATA DGR) and Dangereous Goods by Sea training (IMDG Code)

Dangerous Goods Competency

Dangerous Goods Management is an interesting field, a niche market, albeit an important one to keep us and the environment safe. Our mission is to educate, to pass on the knowledge and the tools to make that happen. Our Vision is to reach and teach as many people as we can. In an ideal world, […]

Hazard Label Specification – Thickness of the Lines

Hazard Labels

A determination on the Hazard Label Specification – Thickness of the Lines has been made. Delayed adoption of the revised specification for Hazard Labels into many national regulations meant that it has largely only been air transport where there has been a requirement for hazard labels with the 2 mm line.After consideration, the UN Subcommittee […]

Lithium Battery Segregation Provisions

Lithium Battery Segregation

The 59th edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) has introduced lithium battery segregation provisions for certain packages. This has been a result of our better understanding of the risks posed by one of the most common dangerous goods that are shipped worldwide. While some of these provisions will come into effect immediately together […]

Dangerous Goods Project Logistics

Dangerous Goods Logistics

DGM Australia is perfectly positioned to manage your Dangerous Goods Project Logistics. Although not a freight forwarding company, we are in the unique position to offer you a ‘Fit for Purpose’ solution. By taking into account the commodity, transport restrictions, budget and time constraints, we are able to use our worldwide network of  partners to […]

IATA Accredited Training School

IATA Accredited Training School

On the last days of 2017, DGM Australia proudly shares the news that starting 01 January 2018 DGM Australia is an IATA Accredited Training School (ATS). The Training Section of our Website provides information on the Training Courses. The Acceptance and Re-Certification courses are run separate from each other to ensure that participants get value […]

Dangerous Goods Training Airfreight

IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations

DGM Australia is delighted and proud to announce that CASA Australia has approved our course Dangerous Goods Training Airfreight. Dangerous Goods Management (DGM) Australia and the DGM Network have a reputation in providing high quality and practical dangerous goods training courses related to the transport, handling and storage of dangerous goods and hazardous materials. For […]

Dangerous Goods Health, Safety, Compliance

Dangerous Goods Hazards

Dangerous Goods Health, Safety, Compliance Dangerous goods pose an increased risk to health & safety, the environment and regulatory non-compliance. Incidents and accidents can have damaging effects on a company’s reputation and financials. Let DGM Australia navigate the maze on your behalf by making use of high-end Dangerous Goods Consultancy services, looking into and after […]