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EMPLOYING A DANGEROUS GOODS SAFETY ADVISER

26 Feb 2020

How to decide if you need a dangerous goods safety adviser (DGSA) and what their role is.

This guidance note applies to businesses that transport dangerous goods by road, rail or inland waterways.

 

It helps you to understand:

  • if you need to appoint a dangerous goods safety adviser (DGSA)
  • the responsibilities of the DGSA
  • how to train the DGSA

This guidance was published in May 2016 and revised in February 2020. It is due for revision in December 2022.

 

Contact: DangerousGoods@dft.gov.uk

See further guidance notes regarding the transportation of dangerous goods.

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/carriage-of-dangerous-goods-guidance-note-19?utm_source=7ec80d4a-3c64-4627-ac9b-3e222e57636a&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate