NOTE: For the purposes of this Chapter, security means measures or precautions to be taken to minimise
theft or misuse of dangerous goods that may endanger persons, property or the environment.
All persons engaged in the carriage of dangerous goods shall consider the security requirements set
out in this Chapter commensurate with their responsibilities.
Dangerous goods shall only be offered for carriage to carriers that have been appropriately identified.
Areas within temporary storage terminals, temporary storage sites, vehicle depots, berthing areas and
marshalling yards used for the temporary storage during carriage of dangerous goods shall be properly
secured, well lit and, where possible and appropriate, not accessible to the general public.
Each member of a vehicle crew shall carry with them means of identification, which includes their
photograph, during carriage of dangerous goods.
Safety inspections in accordance with 1.8.1 and 220.127.116.11 shall cover appropriate security measures.
The competent authority shall maintain up-to-date registers of all valid training certificates for drivers
stipulated in 8.2.1 issued by it or by any recognized organization.
The training and the refresher training specified in Chapter 1.3 shall also include elements of security
awareness. The security refresher training need not be linked to regulatory changes only.
Security awareness training shall address the nature of security risks, recognising security risks,
methods to address and reduce such risks and actions to be taken in the event of a security breach. It
shall include awareness of security plans (if appropriate) commensurate with the responsibilities and
duties of individuals and their part in implementing security plans.
Such training shall be provided or verified upon employment in a position involving dangerous goods
transport and shall be periodically supplemented with refresher training.
Records of all security training received shall be kept by the employer and made available to the
employee or competent authority, upon request. Records shall be kept by the employer for a period of
time established by the competent authority.
Provisions for high consequence dangerous goods
Definition of high consequence dangerous goods