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Since 2002, the University of Genoa and Eni (one of the most important Italian petrochemical industries) are sponsoring DELAB, a joint laboratory in the field of transport, logistics, and safety, with special reference to Dangerous Goods Transport (DGT). The activities of the laboratory are threefold in training, service, and research activities. Examples of training activities are related to courses at the Polytechnic School of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Genova, to PhD activities, and to vocational training for Eni personnel and third parties using a specific e-learning platform developed by DELAB. Example of service activities are related to the design and development of the Transport Integrated Platform (TIP), and related maintenance including help desk for Eni. Examples of research activities are: the definition of a dynamic risk function for DGT, the identification of near miss and at-risk behaviours in transport operators.