Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) introduces participants to the TDG Act and regulations and explains the requirements for receiving, handling, transporting and shipping dangerous goods, as well as the appropriate response in emergency situations such as spills or accidents
Who Should Take the Course?
TDG regulations require that, with few exceptions, all persons engaged in the handling, offering for transport or transporting of dangerous goods be trained in the aspects of handling such goods.
Ultimately, the goal of this course is to provide participants with the information they need to comply with the TDG Act and regulations. By completing this course, they should know how dangerous goods are classified; understand the regulations pertaining to proper documentation, safety marks, means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions; and know the immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods.
This course discusses topics such as:
- Introduction to TDG
- Regulations and Training
- Classification of Dangerous Goods
- Safety Marks Used in Conjunction with Dangerous Goods
- Means of Containment
- Forbidden Goods, Exemptions and Special Provisions
- Immediate Reporting and ERAPs
Participants must successfully complete a written test and score at least 70%.
Certificate Expiration: The TDG Training Certificate is valid for 3 years.