Guidance duties Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA)
Guidance on the duties of a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA)
This guidance is intended to inform Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers (DGSAs) and those undertakings which need to appoint a DGSA, about the roles and responsibilities of a DGSA. A DGSA has specific duties under the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR), which will be detailed in this document. An undertaking may need to appoint a DGSA if it is involved in the following activities:
- Consigning dangerous goods for transport including, including as appropriate, loading, packing and filling (consignors).
- Operation of road vehicles carrying dangerous goods, including as appropriate, packing, loading, filling and unloading (carriers).