INCLUDING PRACTICAL LEARNING AT THE BATTERY SAFETY CENTRE GRAZ
IATA SHIPPING LITHIUM BATTERIES BY AIR
Acquire the skills and knowledge to pack and ship lithium ion and lithium metal cells and
batteries by air, in compliance with the regulatory requirements of the ICAO Technical
Instruction and IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR).
Over two days, you will examine the classification and identification of dangerous goods,
with a particular focus on lithium batteries, and learn how to complete the necessary
documentation, marking, labelling and packaging of shipments. You will learn about the
limitations to transport lithium batteries by air, as well as emergency procedures in the
event of an incident or accident. This course is based on the content of the Lithium Battery
Shipping Regulations (LBSR), a comprehensive guide designed for shippers and packers to
meet their safety obligations related to the safe transport of dangerous goods by air. This
course is recommended for Category 1, 2, 3 personnel as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR.