Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor

A DGSA has specific duties under the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)

The core responsibilities of a Safety Adviser are as follows:

• Advising undertakings on the safe transport of dangerous goods by road.

• Monitoring the undertakings compliance with dangerous goods regulations.

• Preparing an annual report about the activities of the undertaking related to the transport dangerous goods.

• Investigating any accidents or infringements of regulations and preparing reports.

• Monitoring the provision of training and advice to any staff involved in the transport of dangerous goods. 

James Murray, DGSA, Hazchem