Transportation of dangerous goods
Center for Humanitarian Demining and Special Works carries out the transportation of dangerous goods by various modes of transport with the necessary permits in accordance with all the requirements of safety regulations, as well as registration of necessary documentation and obtaining permits.
Dangerous goods are substances and items which, due to their inherent properties, pose a threat to human life and health, the environment, the safety of buildings, structures, equipment and other material objects.
Classes of dangerous goodsAccording to ADR (European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road), there are 13 classes of dangerous goods:
- class 1: explosive substances and articles;
- class 2: gases;
- class 3: flammable liquids;
- class 4.1: flammable solids, self-reactive substances, desensitized explosives;
- class 4.2: substances liable to spontaneous combustion;
- class 4.3: substances producing flammable gases in contact with water;
- class 5.1: oxidising 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: other hazardous substances and articles.
Transportation of explosivesTransportation of Class 1 dangerous goods consists of the delivery of explosives and articles, which are defined under UN numbers from 0001-0999:
- explosives: solid or liquid substances (or mixtures of substances) which are capable of reacting chemically to produce gases at such a temperature, pressure and speed as to cause damage to surrounding objects;
- pyrotechnic substances: substances or mixtures of substances designed to produce an effect in the form of heat, light, sound, gas or smoke, or a combination thereof;
- explosive articles: articles containing one or more explosive or pyrotechnic substances
- Other substances and articles not mentioned above which are manufactured for the purpose of producing an explosive or pyrotechnic effect.