Carriage of Dangerous Goods (ADR / RID)


Safety Adviser

Businesses involved in the transport of dangerous goods have a legal obligation to employ a Safety Adviser. Such goods can be:

  • Flammable liquids (fuels, solvents)
  • Dangerous waste
  • Batteries (lithium, liquid type, etc.)
  • Pressurized gases (gaseous fuels, medical and industrial gases, etc.)
  • Explosives (ammunition, nitrate fertilizers, etc.)
  • Toxic substances (pesticides, herbicides, etc.)
  • Contaminants (medical waste, etc.) etc.

Ergonomia's Safety Adviser ensures:

  • Compliance with and monitoring of relevant legislation (ADR or RID contracts), annual reporting and reports on occurences
  • Risk prevention (specifications and marking of packaging and vehicle, vehicle and driver protection, security etc.)

Ergonomia offers a comprehensive set of Safe Carriage of Dangerous Goods services to businesses that have activities that include:

  • Transport of dangerous goods by road or rail
  • Loading and unloading operations linked to such transport operations

Ergonomia's expert advisers provide businesses with all the necessary support, from packaging and loading to unloading at the destination.  The experience and know-how of Ergonomia allows the integration of services for the safe carriage of dangerous goods into a unified Safety and Health system, bringing benefits such as:

  • Smooth flow of transport and avoidance of delays
  • Protection of the environment in the event of accidents or leaks
  • Protection of workers and equipment of businesses

    Studies on the implementation of the Treaties for the Carriage of Dangerous Goods

    • Application of ADR or RID treaties
    • Application of exceptions
    • Requirements by the accords

    Training of personnel on topics related to the carriage of dangerous goods – by road (ADR) or rail (RID):

    • Classification of Dangerous Goods
    • Implementation of the Regulations
    • Prevention and protection measures
    • Safe loading of dangerous goods
    • Exceptions, simplification of procedures
    • Packaging requirements
    • Marking of packaging and vehicles
    • Vehicle specifications
    • Reports on occurences
    • Security requirements
    • Written Instructions for vehicle drivers


    Occupational Safety & Health in Businesses