Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

Delivery Options: In-class, Online, Virtual Classroom

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What You'll Learn

Under the Transportation of Dangerous Good Act and Regulation anyone who handles or transports dangerous goods must be adequately trained and hold a valid training certificate.

This course provides an overview of the responsibilities of employers, consignors, carriers and consignees under the TDG Regulations, as well as the requirements for classifying products, required documentation, the use of safety marks and emergency reporting.

Who Should Attend

All persons engaged in the handling, offering for transport or transporting of dangerous goods be trained in the aspects of handling such goods.

Learning Objectives

By completing this course, participants will:

  • Know how dangerous goods are classified;
  • Understand the regulations pertaining to proper documentation, safety marks, means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions;
  • Know the immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to TDG
  • Regulations and Training
  • Classification of Dangerous Goods
  • Safety Marks Used in Conjunction with Dangerous Goods
  • Means of Containment
  • Documentation
  • Forbidden Goods, Exemptions and Special Provisions
  • Exemptions
  • Immediate Reporting and ERAP

Legislative Reference

  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Transportation of Dangerous Good Act and Regulation

Course Material

  • Participant Manual
  • TDG Handbook