Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor – DGSA

According to the ADR transport of dangerous goods by road regulations, organisations involved in the activities which include the carriage, or the related packing, loading, filling or unloading of dangerous goods shall appoint one or more designated Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers (DGSA)
The DGSA must:

  • Monitor compliance with the rules governing the transport of dangerous goods.
  • Advise the undertaking on the transport of dangerous goods.
  • Ensure that an annual report is prepared on the activities of the undertaking concerning the transport of dangerous goods
  • Monitor the procedures in relation to the transport of dangerous goods.

DGSA in a Manufacturing Environment

In a manufacturing environment, a DGSA would be focusing on the following areas:

  • Finished product shipped as dangerous goods
  • Hazardous waste
  • Pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical waste
  • Laboratory chemicals.
  • Chemical and laboratory waste
  • Other “hidden goods” such as machines with chemicals, engineering chemicals plus other dangerous goods transported from site.

Services provided by DCM Compliance

DCM Compliance is a leading supplier of DGSA services to the manufacturing and transport sector. The range of services provided includes:

  • Providing support to clients in all aspects of the transport of dangerous goods by road sea and air.
  • Completion of site and vehicle DGSA audits
  • Development of policies/procedures related to the transport of dangerous goods
  • DGSA annual report authoring
  • Dangerous goods documentation and repackaging service

If you want to discuss how the transport of dangerous goods affects your business, do not hesitate to contact us for an appointment with one of our specialist advisors.

Email: sales@dcmcompliance.com
Contact: +353 61 405 455   or    +44 120 8133 4551


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