Dangerous goods are articles or substances, which are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property or the environment when transported by air.
These characteristics will make their transport by air hazardous, unless suitable precautions are taken. The commodities include the goods that are not only obvious substances such as acids, radioactive materials, poisons and explosives, but also some unlikely items such as magnets, wheelchairs with batteries, bleaches, breathing apparatus, some pesticides, etc.
According to Zimbabwean Air Navigation regulations (ANRs) all flight crew are required to recieved dangerous goods training every 24 months.
Dangerous Goods courses aim at providing flight deck and cabin crew personnel with: