Croatian Civil Aviation Agency (CCAA) is appropriate national authority, as defined by ICAO, is responsible body for dangerous goods programme.

Program activities

  • Initial review and approval of an operation manual and training programme on dangerous goods within the approval procedures for the Air Operator Certificate (AOC);
  • Initial inspection of a new operator or an operator intending to commence carriage of dangerous goods;
  • Review and approval of a revised operation manual and dangerous goods training programme;
  • Periodic inspection of an operator;
  • Certification for dangerous goods:
    • Shippers,
    • Freight forwarders, and
    • Cargo ground handling agents;
  • Acceptance of Dangerous goods coordinator;
  • Periodic inspection of shippers, freight forwarders, and cargo ground handling agents;
  • Ad-hoc assessment of the dangerous goods shipping and handling procedures;
  • Certification of Dangerous goods training providers;
  • Acceptance of Dangerous goods instructors;
  • Rewiev and approval of Inital and periodic dangerous goods training programmes;
  • Certification of Designated postal operator;
  • Investigation of dangerous goods occurrences;
  • Collection and distribution of statistic data related to dangerous goods;
  • Plan, develop and implement dangerous goods aviation public awareness program;
  • Development of national operational safety regulations and standards related to transport of dangerous goods by air;
  • Implementation of enforcement measures related to transport of dangerous goods by air;
  • Granting Approvals and Exemptions for dangerous goods which are not permitted for transport in normal circumstances.