Dangerous Goods


 

Dangerous goods are defined as articles or substances which are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property or the environment and which are shown in the list of dangerous goods in the Technical Instructions or which are classified according to those Instructions.
 
Training of cabin crew members in the transport of dangerous goods are addressed in Annex 6 — Operation of Aircraft, Part I — International Commercial Air Transport — Aeroplanes and detailed training requirements are included in the Dangerous Goods Training Programme contained in Annex 18 The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and the ICAO Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Doc 9284).
 
More information on dangerous goods can be found in the following documents:
 

Dangerous Goods Training Manual Volume 1 - Using the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of

Dangerous Goods (Doc 9375); 

 

Emergency Response Guidance for Aircraft Incidents Involving Dangerous Goods (Doc 9481);

 

Cabin Crew Safety Training Manual (Doc 10002)first edition.

 
For more information regarding dangerous good, please visit: www.icao.int/safety/DangerousGoods   
 

 Lithium Batteries ​

In 2014, ICAO completed a revision of the Cabin Crew Checklist for Dangerous Goods Incidents in the Passenger Cabin during Flight, included in the Emergency Response Guidance for Aircraft Incidents Involving Dangerous Goods (Doc 9481). The revised content, included in the 2015-2016 edition of the manual, provides expanded guidance for cabin crew when dealing with lithium battery/PED fires on board and address specific issues, such as handling of devices during and after an occurrence as well as guidance for specific issues, such as battery/PED fires in overhead bins.

To obtain a copy of the Emergency Response Guidance for Aircraft Incidents Involving Dangerous Goods, please visit:  http://store1.icao.int/index.php/catalogsearch/result/?q=9481

 

 

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