Transport of Dangerous Substances and Wastes

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Course Unit Code040-0027/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
BAR44doc. Ing. Ivana Bartlová, CSc.
Summary
Methods of transport of dangerous substances in enterprises, hazard identification and safety measures. Safety measures in transport pipelines.Regulations for the transport of dangerous substances and wastes in the Czech Republic, application of international regulations (ADR agreement, RID code), requirements of transport by water and air. Labelling of dangerous substances and wastes, equipment of transport means, documentation for transport also in case of accident.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Explain the modes of transport of hazardous substances in the enterprise and security. Assess the security measures in transport pipelines. Compare the requirements for the transport of dangerous goods by road, rail, air and sea. Recommend means of transport equipment. Process documentation for transportation, as well as an emergency.
Course Contents
1. PROVISION OF TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES IN THE ENTERPRISE
Transport systems for liquids and gases. Analysis of the main causes of accidents in the company and the required measures.
2. SAFETY OF PUMPS AND COMPRESSORS
Principle and types of pumps - the measures required. Principle and types of compressors - required action.
3. SECURITY MEASURES FOR TRANSPORTATION PIPELINE
The current situation in the country. Guidelines for comprehensive pipeline safety, pipeline safety rules and recommendations for operators of pipelines,
recommendations for public authorities.
4. PIMS
Analysis and implementation of PIMS (Pipeline Integrity Management System), practical applications.
5. ANALYSIS ACCIDENT IN THE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES IN THE WORLD AND IN CZECH REPUBLIC.
Examples of accidents and their analysis. Use of Traffic Information System DOC.
6. ENSURE THE SAFE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods (ADR). Regulations concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods (RID Regulations).
Provision of transport in the country by the Ministry Communication (road and rail transport)
7 ENSURE THE SAFE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES
Regulations for the transport of dangerous goods by air (IATA DGR), rules for maritime transport of dangerous goods (IMDG)
8. UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES BY ROAD AND RAIL
Classification of hazardous substances for listing in each class, classification codes, the database of Adre, classification of tunnels.
9. REQUIREMENTS FOR MARKING AND PACKAGING OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES IN THE TRANSPORT
Numerical marking (UN-code, hazard identification number), marking piece goods.
10. REQUIREMENTS FOR MARKING AND PACKAGING OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES IN THE TRANSPORT
Marking of means of transport tickets.
11. RESPONSIBILITIES OF PARTICIPANTS
Obligations of the shipper, carrier, shipper, etc., and method of securing
12. INSTITUTE OF SECURITY ADVISOR
Establishing security adviser and his duties.
13. TRANSPORT DANGEROUS WASTE
Dangerous waste characteristics, catalog management, the obligation to transport the waste, the waste shipment records.
14. RESERVE
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Guidance on the transportation of hazardous substances. Environmental Health and Safety Services University of St Andrews, Scotland
Bartlová, I. : Nebezpečné látky I. SPBI Ostrava 2005, druhé upravené a rozšířené vydání, 210s. ISBN 86-86634-59-0

Recommended Reading:
UNECE Safety Guidelines/Good Practices For Pipelines - draft
Evropská dohoda o mezinárodní silniční přepravě nebezpečných věcí (dohoda ADR) v platném znění
Řád pro mezinárodní železniční přepravu nebezpečného zboží (řád RID) v platném znění.
Systém dodávek plynu - Rámec referencí pro Systém managementu integrity potrubí(PIMS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluation and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        Exercises evaluationCredit30 10
        ExaminationExamination70 21