Card (Pty) Ltd is constantly updating it's systems and
Transport Emergency Cards (TRECs) in accordance with the
latest edition of South African standards and industry
What Are Trec cards?
National and international regulations
require that the drivers of vehicles transporting
dangerous goods have documentation outlining the hazards
and precautions for the goods in the load that they are
transporting. Transport Emergency Cards (TRECs) fill
The requirements for TRECs are outlined
in SABS Standard Number SANS 10231 (Operational
Requirements) and SANS 10232-4, Transport of Dangerous
Goods Emergency Information Systems, Part 4 - Transport
Emergency Card, which are taken up in the regulations.
It is therefore a transgression by law for the driver
not to have a TREC in his possession.
It is the responsibility of the operator
to ensure that the TREC is available at all times, when
on public road, for any dangerous goods
Trek Card (Pty) Ltd. enables producers
and transporters to purchase Transport Emergency Cards (TRECs)
on-line singly, or in batch sizes specific to their
requirements. TRECs can also be couriered to
predetermined collection points when the operator knows
the quantity and nature of the goods to be transported.
Trek Card software can, on consultation;
be integrated into existing in-house invoicing systems.
The TREC is drawn up
within the constraints of the requirements of
SANS10232-4. It is recommended that you compare the
information of the TREC, especially the hazard section,
against the information in the Material Safety Data
Sheet (MSDS) of your product. If the information in the
TREC does not adequately reflect the information in MSDS,
you may enter that additional information under the
heading “Additional Information” on the TREC.
is required by law for any goods of a chemical nature in
the regulations under the Occupational Health and Safety
Act, Act 85 of 1995.