To be able to classify and indentify the different dangerous goods and their characteristics.
To identify the dangers which are presented by dangerous goods.
To understand the packing requirement for dangerous goods
To ensure that the correct measure are taken to enable these goods to be transported and handled safely without risk to persons or property (both within the port and on the ship).
To know how to deal with dangers if the dangerous goods become dangerous
To know and indentify who to contact for assistance in case the dangerous goods become dangerous