Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

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COURSE OVERVIEW

The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act sets important standards for the movement of harmful materials and chemicals within Canada. These regulations protect the public and all individuals involved in transporting the dangerous goods by defining dangerous goods and setting specific rules for their transport.

This online Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) course covers crucial information pertaining to the legal transportation of dangerous goods on Canadian roads. After completing this course, participants should know the regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods in Canada; the 9 classifications of dangerous goods; the placards, labels, and accompanying TDG symbols required on vehicles and containers; requirements surrounding appropriate emergency response in the event of an accidental product release or spill; and documentation requirements when transporting dangerous goods.

COURSE TOPICS

  • The requirements for TDG training and certification
  • Dangerous goods classification
  • Packing groups
  • Shipping name
  • Compatibility groups
  • Placards and UN numbers
  • Label requirements
  • ERAPs (Emergency Response Assistance Plans)
  • Reporting requirements
  • Safety marks
  • Packaging and vessel requirements
  • Requirements for documentation
  • TDG schedules
  • Exemptions
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