Hazmat Shipping - Air Shipping Guide
Air Transport of Dangerous Goods
A Guide to Safe and Compliant Hazmat Shipping and Handling
As in the ground and maritime transport of dangerous goods, shipping dangerous goods by air comes with its own set of regulations, hazmat shipping papers and publications. After more than 40 years in the business of helping our customers stay safe and compliant when it comes to hazmat shipping, we've become leaders in the industry. To aid shippers and carriers interested in the air transport of dangerous goods, we've compiled this guide to the safe and secure transport of dangerous goods by air.
- Stay Up-to-Date on the ICAO's Latest Guidelines and Regulations
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and other national authorities develop regulations for the safe transport of dangerous goods by air. They encourage compliance with their dangerous goods regulations.
You can stay up-to-date on the latest regulations by keeping a current copy of the A.I.R. Shipper and the ICAO Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air. The ICAO's technical instructions align with the UN recommendations for the transport of dangerous goods.
- Stock up on Essential Shipping Forms
It's important to provide appropriate shipping forms to reduce confusion and streamline the transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous goods. The Shippers Declaration for Dangerous Goods is required for all international shipments of hazardous materials by air. Browse all shipping forms.
- Invest in High Quality Training
Comprehensive training is important for any mode of hazmat shipping. At Labelmaster, we provide a complete selection of A.I.R. Shipper, ICAO and IATA training programs. Browse the CD-based and web based training programs available below:
Hazmat Incidents and Damages by Mode
DOT PHMSA reports hazmat incidents across the United States. The following infographic documents hazmat incidents and total damages as a result of hazmat accidents. Proper packaging, labeling, marking, and placarding are vital to safetly shipping hazmat.
Click the Hazmat Incidents Infographic to enlarge the image.
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