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27 Feb 2020

The European Commission's and the Department for Transport's interpretation of the term 'transport related unloading' found in regulations (note 25).


This note sets out the interpretation of ‘transport-related unloading’ and the requirement for those carrying it out to have a dangerous goods safety adviser.


This replaces guidance note 01/2009.


This guidance was published in July 2016 and revised in December 2019. It is next due for revision in December 2022.