The transport of dangerous goods covers the activities involved with the movement of dangerous goods from a consignor (sender of dangerous goods) to a consignee (receiver of dangerous goods). Dangerous goods include those chemicals and articles considered to have sufficiently hazardous properties that they need to be subject to restrictions and controls during transport (or “carriage”) by the mode of transport in question.
The employer is required to ensure that when any dangerous goods are transported, they are carried in full compliance with the appropriate regulatory provision or provisions (if more than one mode is involved).
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