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Considering what we reviewed over the course discuss how you might deal with the following situation.
Your company has been contracted to transport a shipment to Rome Italy the route island bridging across the UK. Dublin Port to Holyhead, Dover to Calais and on to Bern, Switzerland. The distance of Approx. 1650KM.
The proper shipping name of the substance is as follows
The weight of this part of the consignment is 5.412 tonne. The total volume of this part of the consignment is 6,000 liters
These 6 pallets will be transported with a mixed load of compatible goods. 14 pallets each containing 18 x 25lt drums of a non-hazardous water-based paint.
Also included in this load is 6 pallets each containing Nail Varnish remover. (Limited quantities of UN1090 ACETONE 3, II, (D/E) packed in 500 ml bottles in cases of 24 with a weight of less than 30 kg.)
Total 26 pallets
Your previous DGSA has retired due to ill health and is currently unavailable to discuss this load information with you. The new DGSA has been selected from your office staff and has only recently qualified. In the interest of a good working relationship and a desire to keep this new contract, you must research the information about this load.
Your role in this exercise is that of the Consigner.
The company DGSA has struggled to qualify. You need to ensure that this consignment is dispatched and arrives at its destination without any delays, delays caused as a result of transport issues or poor documentation. Your lack of confidence in the DGSA due to their inexperience requires you to review the documents and the dispatches of this consignment.
The load includes 25 pallets of fragrance additives all of which are irritants however, just one pallet contains the following.
UN 1169 EXTRACTS, AROMATIC, LIQUID, 3, III, (E)
This pallet containing 24 drums each 60 liters in capacity. (the quantity in each drum exceeds the limited quantity limit)
The destination A Fragrance Manufacturer in Northern Italy.
Your review and check items should include
1. The packaging for the dangerous goods
2. What information is needed on the DGN.
3. Prior to the release of the consignment
The carrier has a responsibility to provide a suitable vehicle with an appropriate license, road tax, and insurance.
1. There is one other document that the carrier must provide according to the ADR. What is that document?
2. Where the driver has poor English language skills, what other rules about this document should be applied?
3. Apart from the ADR where else might one find information regarding this substance?