Safety Diploma Course

IATA DGR Loading (Ramp)


It is very important that workers in ramps and warehouses who handle dangerous goods should be aware of the potential health hazards of such goods and safe handling procedures.

This course is formulated for workers and transporters who handle or transport dangerous cargo by airplanes. The course emphasizes the safety procedures to be followed by ramp and warehouse workers while loading and unloading goods at airports terminals and aircraft and provides knowledge and skills for safe handling of hazardous cargo.

Governing regulations

This online training program meets the compliance procedures for loading (ramp) and warehouse operations of dangerous goods and safety procedures to be followed for personnel as mentioned in categories 5 and 8 of section of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Course Overview

This online course for safe transportation of hazardous goods provides practical and informative training to learners to create awareness on IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations for ramp and warehouse operations. The course provides basic understanding on prevailing regulations and also proven methods to safe handling, screen, identify, register, pack, mark, label and handle different categories of dangerous goods.

Who Must Take this Course?

According to the IATA DGR Section, workers who are classified in Tables 1.5.A or 1.5.B must be trained or their competency must be verified prior before they embark on handling dangerous.

Course Format

Our IATA DGR General Familiarization and Function Specific Training & Certification for Loading (Ramp) and Warehouse Personnel course has been packaged for students to have high quality and easy to understand course content along with audio and graphical information and huge question bank for them to practice nicely before the final exam.

Every student who successfully clears will get a hard copy of completion certificate along with printable wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

All successful students will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) for completing this course.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Dangerous Goods Training for Ramp and Warehouse Personnel
  • Applicability—Key Terms and Concepts
    • Legal Basis
    • General Philosophy
    • Shipper’s Responsibilities
    • Operator’s Responsibilities
    • Training Requirements
    • Dangerous Goods Security
    • Information to Shippers
  • Limitations
    • Forbidden Dangerous Goods
    • Hidden Dangerous Goods
    • Suspicious Commodities
    • Dangerous Goods Carried by Passengers or Crew
    • Dangerous Goods Transported by Post
    • Dangerous Goods in Operator’s Property
    • Variations
  • Classification
    • Class 1—Explosives
    • Class 2—Gases
    • Class 3—Flammable Liquids
    • Class 4—Flammable Solids
    • Class 5—Oxidizing Substances and Organic Peroxides
    • Class 6—Toxic and Infectious Substances
    • Class 7—Radioactive Material
    • Class 8—Corrosives
    • Class 9—Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods
  • Packing Requirements
    • General Packing Requirements
    • Packing Groups
    • Packing Methods
    • UN Specification Packaging
    • Limited Quantity Packaging
    • Excepted Quantity Packaging
  • Marking and Labeling
    • Marking
      • Packaging Use Markings
      • Other Markings
      • UN Specification Markings
    • Labels
      • Hazard Labels
      • Handling Labels
      • Label Specifications
      • Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Labels
  • Storage and Loading
    • Protection from Damage
    • Inspection of Packages
    • Self-reactive Substances and Organic Peroxides
    • Radioactive Materials
    • Incompatible Dangerous Goods
    • Incompatible Dangerous Goods—Explosives
    • Securing Dangerous Goods
    • Loading Restrictions
    • Cargo Compartments
    • Load Limits
    • Cargo Aircraft Only
    • Commodity Specific Requirements
    • Battery-powered Wheelchairs and Mobility Aids as Baggage
      • Spillable Batteries
      • Lithium-ion Batteries
      • Non-spillable Batteries
      • Labels
      • Operator Verifications
    • Unit Load Devices
  • Provision of Information
    • NOTOC
    • NOTOC Exceptions
  • Emergency Response
    • Emergency Procedures
    • Contaminated Cargo or Baggage
    • Dangerous Goods Emergency Response Chart
    • Dangerous Goods Incidents and Accidents
    • Reporting
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam