Category Archives: Training

IATA Dangerous Goods Training

If you’re here then no doubt you’re looking for a dangerous goods course where you’ll receive expert IATA dangerous goods training and certification. Yes, we can help. DGM Australia delivers training programs that ensure a high level of success and a varied course delivery framework. Our IATA training is engaging and practical as well as […]

International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code, 2018 Edition Amendment 39-18 Corrigenda December 2019

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published a Corringenda for the Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code, 2018 Edition Amendment 39-18. To familiarise yourself with the changes, download the corrigenda HERE Contact Us for any questions about, and assistance with, your dangerous goods by sea.

Lithium Battery Airfreight Guidance 2020

The 2020 IATA Lithium Battery Guidance Document is now available for download. Lithium batteries are a commonly used source of energy to power a wide variety of consumer goods, ranging from mobile phones, tablets, laptops, power banks, cars and toys. Lithium batteries are classified as dangerous goods due to the  heat and fire risks involved with […]

Dangerous Goods by Sea – IMDG and the MO41

Regularly we experience situations where parties, other than the shipper, create dangerous goods documentation (MO41) for sea freight on behalf of that shipper. When creating and signing the dangerous goods declaration, one signs for compliance in all aspects with the applicable code (the IMDG Code for sea freight) and one will be liable for any […]

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, […]

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 […]