ADR - Transportation of Dangerous Goods
The Europe Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods provides for all the necessary provisions concerning the classification, packaging, labeling and control of dangerous goods sent by road transport. Greece in turn joined the ADR Agreement in 1987. Now the most European countries have accepted its terms.
9 CLASSES OF DANGEROUS GOODS
There are 9 classes of dangerous goods, depending on the type of their danger:
- Class 1. Explosives substances and items
- Class 2. Gases
- Class 3. Flammable liquids
- Class 4.1. Flammable solids, self-reactive substances
- Class 4.2. Substances with the possibility of automatic combustion
- Class 4.3. Substances that in case of contact with water emit flammable gases
- Class 5.1. Oxidizing substances
- Class 5.2. Organic peroxides
- Class 6.1. Toxic substances
- Class 6.2. Infectious substances
- Class 7. Radioactive materials
- Class 8. Corrosive substances
- Class 9. Various dangerous substances and species
* Our company specifically undertakes the transfer of classes from 2.1 and above.
ADR OF CAR EQUIPMENT
All our cars are fully equipped:
- AD ADR bag
- General power switch
- Special wiring
- Fireproof Canvas siding
- Special clothing for employees
- Special written instructions regarding the transport
In each transfer, the necessary documents are: the transfer document, the written instructions on the transport of dangerous goods, the certificate vocational training of the driver and approval of the vehicle, as well as the
ADR sticker on the packaging of the goods.
- We deliver the written instructions held by the driver to the first aid authorities.
- We call the police or the ambulance and put the fire extinguishers on standby.
- In case of unconscious victim, we apply artificial respiration.
- At first we help the one who has been seriously injured.