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Permitted Exam Materials

MASTHEAD: DGSA

 

The following documents may be used in the DGSA examinations. This list will be further revised for subsequent examinations and you should ensure you have an amended version if you are sitting any examinations at a later date.

Examination questions will be based predominantly on RID/ADR/ADN. However, candidates should study the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 (as amended) and the Carriage of Dangerous Goods: Approved Derogations and Transitional Provisions, with particular emphasis on the regulations and schedules listed on page two of the syllabus.

Candidates should note that the use of electronic equipment, including CD ROMs, is not permitted in the examination.

ONLY the following documents may be taken into the examination room. Any candidate found in possession of extraneous material will have their examination paper declared null and void by the SQA.

Permitted Documents Abbreviation
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) 2011 edition plus any relevant corrigendum documents ADR
Regulations concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID) 2011 edition plus any relevant corrigendum documents RID
European Provisions concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterway (ADN) 2011 edition plus any relevant corrigendum documents ADN

The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 (as amended)

  • Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 SI 1348
  • Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2011 SI 1885
CDG2009

Carriage of Dangerous Goods: Approved Derogations and Transitional Provisions 2009 (ISBN 978 011 5530531)

Carriage of Dangerous Goods: Approved Derogations and Transitional Provisions 2012 for use from September 2012 (ISBN 978 011 5532139)

ADTP

Department for Transport (DfT) together with the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) and the Department of Justice Northern Ireland (DOJNI) have produced the Carriage of Dangerous Goods: Approved Derogations and Transitional Provisions 2012 document which is now available on the following websites:

This document is also available to purchase from the Stationery Office’s website at http://www.tsoshop.co.uk/(ISBN 97801155321139).

This document along with the earlier edition are permitted exam material for June 2012 exam.

 
Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2011 DG EAC List

Candidates should note that it is not necessary to have a copy of the Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List for the examinations as a sheet containing a number of example substances and a document containing relevant extracts taken from the DG EAC List will be issued with each exam paper on the day of the examinations.


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