DGs at Transafe WA Forum 1: The merits of mandatory training for commercial transport of any quantity of dangerous goods (DG) and implementing driver-licensing for DG placard loads were debated at the inaugural Transafe WA Forum in March 2014.

DGs at Transafe WA Forums 2&3: Stephen Lane, Dangerous Goods Officer | Dangerous Goods Safety, Resources Safety at the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety then updated us with his presentation ‘Six Pillars = Six Points: Kicking DG Safety Goals’ at the 2nd Transafe WA Forum in Perth on 15 September, 2014 and again at the 3rd Transafe WA Forum in Geraldton on 24 November, 2014. The presentations introduced a new self-audit tool that has been developed for dangerous goods transport operators.

DGs at Transafe WA Forum 9: At the Goldfields forum, Stephen Lane, Senior Dangerous Goods Officer, DMIRS launched a Dangerous Goods Transport Risk Assessment Overview for industry consultation and feedback. The aim of the document is to prompt transporters in their risk assessment and risk acceptance for dangerous goods transport.

DGs at Transafe WA Forum 11: DMIRS coordinated two excellent presentations at this forum in Karratha. The first was a case study of successful transport and manufacturing interface between transport company Direct Haul and EDL. The second was Stephen Lane (DMIRS) Know your DG Load presentation.

DGs at Transafe WA Forum 13: Stephen Lane and Henry Zuidersma joined us in Esperance for this event where their presentation DG Transport: Presenting the Black Spot from becoming the Black Hole was well received.

DGs at Transafe WA Forum 14: Henry will again attend the 14th forum in Kalgoorlie and focus on the Angella Creek Ammonium Nitrate explosion and lessons learned from this incident. Toll Mining Services West are also preparing a case study presentation.

All of these presentations are available in the event archives on this website.

DANGEROUS GOODS TRANSPORT HAZARD OVERVIEW

The DG Transport Hazard Overview is now available here.

LIMITED QUANTITIES TRANSPORT

Information sheets for Limited Quantities Transport of Dangerous Goods are available here.

LEAD PRACTICE FOR THE SAFE TRANSPORT OF GAS CYLINDERS

Read a summary What types of dangerous goods require load restraint by Stephen Lane, Senior Dangerous Goods Officer as it appeared in WA Transport Magazine, Jan/Feb 2016.

DO YOU HAVE A DANGEROUS GOODS TRANSPORT SAFETY QUERY?

Then visit the dedicated dangerous goods transport webpage.

And review the Six Pillars of Dangerous Goods Transport.

RECEIVE INFORMATION QUICKLY ABOUT TRANSPORTING DANGEROUS GOODS:

By sending a blank email to the addresses listed below, you will receive the following information:

For packages (eg 200L drums, gas cylinders) email packages@dmp.wa.gov.au

For placardable units (eg tanks, IBCs, isotainers) email punit@dmp.wa.gov.au

For approved emergency responders for placard loads email er@dmp.wa.gov.au

 

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