CHEMICAL TRANSPORTATION TRAINING BY IKMIB

As a result of industrialization; hazardous chemicals are used in sectoral terms. These dangerous goods are transported in many ways in international trade, usually on highways.

As a result of industrialization; hazardous chemicals are used in sectoral terms. These dangerous goods are transported in many ways in international trade, usually on highways. For this reason, there are laws and rules that are regulated worldwide in the transport of dangerous chemicals. Damage to the environment can be considerable if chemicals are not handled carefully.

For this reason, Chemical Products Shipment and Transportation of Dangerous Goods Rules Training organized by IKMIB starts on December 9 and 16. But first let’s take a look at how these chemicals are transported.

How to Transport Dangerous Chemicals?

Industrialization has led to the use and transport of hazardous chemicals in many sectors today. This creates accidents and permanent pollution that have negative effects on living things and the environment. Dangerous goods are transported all over the world and carried out in many different ways.

Chemicals that are at risk for health, safety and the environment are considered hazardous chemicals. These chemicals are: Explosive, oxidizing, highly flammable, easily very toxic, harmful, corrosive, irritating, allergic, carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic to reproduction and environmentally hazardous substances. In general, hazardous chemicals can suddenly create health and safety risks to people and the environment.

Land, sea, railway and pipelines and dangerous chemicals transported and occupies an important place in international trade. As a result of industrialization, the level of transportation of raw materials and finished goods is increasing. Accordingly, a hazardous material can continue its journey by road, railway, maritime and airway transport to another country. This situation causes some problems. For this reason, transportation must be carried out in accordance with the common regulations and rules around the world. Because the rules of transport or the change of the country as a result of changing the country each time, will make transportation difficult and impossible. The recyclability, disposal or transport of hazardous wastes in urban and industrial areas also requires the presence of international legislation on the transport of hazardous materials. The International Labor Organization (ILO) listed the measures to be taken in the production, use, storage, transportation, disposal, treatment and maintenance of chemical wastes of chemicals by the Convention No. 170 and Recommendation 177 on the Safety of the Use of Chemicals adopted in 1990. Convention 170 envisages the classification of chemicals based on the properties of the chemicals and the physical and health hazards that may be caused by them, and complies with the United Nations Organization’s Recommendation on the Handling of Dangerous Goods (UNRTDG) during transport.

Now, let’s take a look at the details of this training which will take place in the coming days with the article of İKMİB.

“Dear Sector Representative,

We appreciate your efforts with great devotion to develop our country, create new jobs and move our sector to the future. We, as always, support our valuable exporters to continue our activities with our strength. With this vision, we would like to state that we have signed an important cooperation in order to add value to you.

As a result of the new protocols we have signed with Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy and UPS, as İKMİB, we have taken another important step for the exportation of samples, where our exporters are experiencing a series of problems.

We aim to make the most of these protocols, which include certificate training and special discount agreements for sample shipments of products classified as hazardous substances.

The details of our cooperation and the advantages offered to you within the framework of protocols are presented to your information below and we wish you good luck for our exporters.

1. IATA Certificate obtained as a result of Dangerous Goods Rules (DGR / Category 1, 2, 3, 6) Training is required in order to ensure transfer of samples of chemical products which are classified as dangerous goods and in fast and small package export made with Electronic Trade Customs Declaration (ETGB) *. As a result of the protocol we signed with Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy, which is an expert in Dangerous Goods Rules Training, we aim to benefit from the 1.540 TL ** (including VAT) with a 30% discount on the training fee. In addition, in addition to this discount rate, an additional 50% discount will be provided to the first 100 member firms applying for training in line with the decision we have made with the Board of Directors of IKMIB and the training fee will be applied as 770 TL.

To benefit from these discounts (by clicking here), simply complete your application at https://tinyurl.com/iataikmib and select the appropriate date range from the training calendar below. Payments will be made directly to the Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy. IATA and TMKT (General Directorate of Dangerous Goods and Combined Transport Regulation) approved certificates will be given to the employees who have successfully completed the training.

2. Within the framework of our protocol with the international transport company UPS, you will have the opportunity to ship to 220 countries and regions where UPS serves with special discounted prices, whether it is in the class of dangerous goods, export or document shipment. In addition, after receiving the IATA certificate, companies that have signed a Dangerous Goods Academy with UPS will receive free training from the Dangerous Goods Academy.

If you contact the UPS team on 0850 255 0066 and chemihracati@ups.com, you will be informed about the process and will be able to benefit from the privileges.

Adil PELİSTER
Chairman of the Board

Training Dates:

a) December, 9– December, 13 2019 / 5 Days / 08:30-17:00
b) December, 16– December, 20 2019 / 5 Days / 08:30-17:00

Training Venue:

Atatürk Airport (Entrance from Shell Gas Station) Next to Gate B 34149 Yeşilköy / İSTANBUL (Map: https://akademi.thy.com/iletisim.aspx)

* This type of declaration is applied for shipments with a weight of 150 kg and value not exceeding 7,500 €. Provides ease of export without paying consultancy and storage fees.

** The 30% discount rate, which will be reflected on the website of Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy after 31.12.2019, will be applied to the İKMİB members.

The travel and accommodation costs required for the companies to participate in the classroom trainings will be covered by the companies. If requested, Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy can also sell hotel rooms at an agreed price for the accommodation of our members’ employees in the hotels which are contracted and allocated quota.

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