Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser - DGSA - Responsibilities
The responsibilities of a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser are detailed in ADR, section 1.8.3.
The main responsibilities are:
DGSAs are expected to monitor organisational compliance to company policies and procedures for the safe management of dangerous goods. DGSAs will normally be involved with the development and updating of company policies and procedures, as the regulations and practices change over time.
Most DGSA will also find that they will be called on to have a vast array of knowledge of business areas not directly related to the transport of dangerous goods; or know where to find answers to questions not in their direct remit. Including but certainly not limited to: