The shipper finds out the classification either by reading the SDS or by contacting the manufacturer. A lot of companies make up a list of dangerous goods they transport regularly.
The list includes all the details they need to classify, package, document, label and placard a shipment.
Please contact your safety folks and ensure you have access to a list of all the control products that Pipeworx handle within his business operations.
Do you know each of the nine classes of dangerous goods that represents a certain kind of hazard? Below are the classes and symbols, please familiarized yourself with it. Safety marks are CLUES to the type of danger.
We must remember that each of the nine classes of dangerous goods represents a certain kind of hazard. As previously mentioned, the symbols and colours on the safety marks are clues to the type of danger.
If you are new to TDG it will help you become familiar with the safety marks shown on the above class guide. You should be able to mismatch each class name with its safety mark at any given time.
The classes are: Corrosives, Explosives, Toxic & Infectious Substances, Radioactive, Flammable Liquids, Gases, Oxidizer & Organic Peroxides, Flammable Substances and last but not the list Miscellaneous.
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