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Procedure for the creation of Transport Documents in the destruction of chemicals at the School of Industrial Engineering and Management

This document is a translation. In case of a discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English version of the decision, the Swedish original will prevail.

  Head of School
Valid from:   2019
Changed from: 2019
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In order to avoid accidents in the transport during the destruction of chemicals,it must be clearly stated what the goods consist of. Therefore, the term 'transport document' exists. A specific situation where it is likely for transport documents never to be created is during the destruction of chemicals. This is perhaps due to the fact that the old cans/bottles are inadequately or incorrectly labelled. The principle should be that you (who are disposing of the potentially dangerous goods) and the carrier must both have a list of what is to be transported.

Distribution of the task

It is primarily you (who are disposing of the potentially dangerous goods) who are responsible for the preparation of the transport documents. When attractive jars with neat and correct labelling are to be destroyed, this is not a problem. This task is easily solved by listing What (e.g. CAS number) and how much.After the list is complete, you should make a copy and hand it over to the carrier. You sign the one intended for the carrier, and you keep what the carrier signs.You then hand it over to the lab manager.

In reality

In reality, problems often arise because cans/bottles are unclearly labelled. The instruction then becomes: Do the best you can!Ask for help from someone who has been involved in the project, get help from a colleague, the lab manager or another lab manager.