List of authorities for transporting dangerous goods
The enforcing and reporting of dangerous goods transportation.
If you are transporting dangerous goods, you must follow the regulations for doing so, which will mean you are able to do it safety and securely.
There are several different authorities who will be responsible for their own areas regarding the transportation of dangerous goods. Each have a duty to ensure that the rules are followed, depending on how the goods are transported.
If you would like to report an incident – or report someone who seems to be breaking the regulations, you should contact the relevant authority/agency.
We have created a list of people who you may wish to contact:
Dangerous goods transported by road:
http://www.hse.gov.uk/cdg/index.htm | Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
http://www.dft.gov.uk/vosa/index.htm | VOSA Vehicle and Operator Services Agency
http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/business/topics/waste/32180.aspx | Environment Agency | Hazardous waste
Dangerous goods transported by train:
http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk/server/show/nav.1210 | Office Of Rail Regulation
Dangerous goods transported by air:
http://www.caa.co.uk/default.aspx?catid=1219&pagetype=90 | Civil Aviation Authority
Dangerous goods transported by sea:
http://www.dft.gov.uk/mca/mcga07-home/shipsandcargoes.htm | Department for Transport – Maritime & Costguard
Here is a handy link to “Moving Dangerous Goods” by the Department for Transport