The Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate oversees the security of air traffic in the Netherlands. This also includes the inspection of activities related to dangerous goods performed by shippers, ground handlers, airlines and airports. Special regulations apply to dangerous goods in baggage. The Inspectorate grants accreditations, approvals and exemptions for the transport of dangerous goods by air.
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Dangerous goods accident
An occurance associated with and related to the transport of dangerous goods by air which results in fatal or serious injury to a person or major property or environmental damage.
Example: leakage of an unidentified substance.
Dangerous goods incident
An occurance, other than a dangerous goods accident, associated with and related to the transport of dangerous goods by air, not necessarily occuring on board of an aircraft, which results in injury to a person, property or environmental damage, fire, breakage, spillage, leakage of fluid or radiation or other evidence that the integrity of the packaging has nog been maintained.
Any occurance relating to the transport of dangerous goods which seriously jeopardizes the aircraft or its occupants is also deemed to be a dangerous goods incident.
Examples: incorrect labeling, untested package, incorrect documentation.