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Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
In Canada, the standards pertaining to the movement of harmful materials and chemicals is set forth by the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act.
These regulations protect the public and all individuals involved in transporting these goods by providing definitions of dangerous goods and specifying rules for their transport.
Upon course completion, participants will know the regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods in Canada, the classifications of dangerous goods, the placards, labels, and accompanying TDG symbols required on vehicles and containers as well as documentation requirements. Emergency response will also have been covered.
- The requirements for TDG training and certification
- Dangerous goods classification
- Packing groups
- Shipping name
- Compatibility groups
- Placards and UN numbers
- Label requirements
- Safety marks
- Packaging and vessel requirements
- Requirements for documentation
- The ERAP (Emergency Response Assistance Plans)
- Reporting requirements
- TDG schedules
approx. 3.5 hours
Students answer questions on the course material and are required to obtain a minimum passing mark of 80%. The student will have two additional opportunities to pass if required.
Following successful completion of this course, the student will have the opportunity to download and print a certificate of completion which is valid for 3 years from the date of course completion providing no change of employer occurs.
To order multiple copies of this course for employees, please do give us a call directly at the number on the bottom of the page.