The UK Department For Transport updated their guidance informing employers when they will need to hire a dangerous goods safety adviser and what their roles will be. This guidance was updated on 20 February 2020.
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.
Employing a dangerous goods safety adviser published on 20 February 2020 on the UK government website