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Movement Towards Visa-Free Regime with EU Is Slow, Medvedev Said

2016-04-26 (23:03)

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said he’s frustrated with the slow pace ...


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Port of Antwerp Experiences Slight Decline in Freight Volumes

2016-04-28 (22:59)

The port of Antwerp handled 138,905,003 tonnes of freight during the first nine months...


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Container Cargo Turnover at Latvian Ports Increased by 23.8% in January-September

2016-03-26 (23:28)

Container cargo turnover at Latvian ports grew by 23.8% in the fir...


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        Safety Data Sheet

 

        The important document in dangerous loads transportation is a saety data sheet for the dangerous cargo. It contains the information on the dangerous properties of a cargo, the safety measures during its transportation with a glance of its properties and the information on its safe utilization.

Safety Data Sheet is usually formed in such a way:

 

        Face:

        1. List of dangerous loads;

        2. Enumeration of the important properties of dangerous loads;

        3. The description of dangers which the transported loads can constitute;

        4. The description of protective measures from negative load impacts and procedures for prevention of dangerous situations.

        Back:

        1. The description of the actions that should be implemented in case of a dangerous situation arises:

        - in case of inflammation;

        - in case of leak or scattering;

        - in case of general alarm conditions;

        2. The rules of a safe utilization;

        3. First aim measures in case of alarm conditions.

 

        If there is no standard safety data sheet for a particular goods or the goods are transported on dangerous cargo special terms, safety data sheet is attached to a bill of lading. In other cases the number of a safety data sheet is stated in the Load Name column in a bill of lading.