The shipping documents should always be within reach when the driver is in the truck. When the driver leaves the cab, the documents must be left on the driver’s seat, in a pocket on the driver’s door or in an obvious place inside the cab.
What is the Flash Point of a flammable liquids? This can be simply defined as the lowest temperature at which the vapours given off by at which point a liquid will ignite when exposed to a source of ignition.
If you handle, ship or transport certain types of explosives, you’ll need additional training. One of the things we planned to cover over the next few series is how to load explosives of different compatibility groups.
In our Safety Flashes so far, we’ve looked at the first five columns of the dangerous goods list – the shipping names, UN numbers, classes, packing groups and even the special provisions that sometimes add restrictions or exemptions.