Transportation of Dangerous Goods Canada (TDG)
This Transportation of Dangerous Goods Canada (TDG) online course provides an overview of the TDG regulations that must be followed when shipping or receiving dangerous goods.
Dangerous goods put people, property, or the environment at risk due to their chemical or physical properties. The hazards associated with dangerous goods are magnified when they are moved or transported. Accordingly, Canada’s Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act ensures public safety by specifying strict regulations that must be followed when transporting these types of materials.
Anyone involved in shipping or receiving dangerous goods not only needs to know the TDG regulations, but also must be aware of what they are handling, what its hazards are, and what to do in case of an emergency. This Transportation of Dangerous Goods Canada (TDG) online course provides an overview of the TDG regulations and teaches how to recognize and handle dangerous goods.
- Definitions and classes of dangerous goods.
- Regulations that apply to the transportation of dangerous goods.
- The requirements, purpose and meaning of dangerous goods safety marks, labels and placards.
- Documentation, containment, and training requirements when transporting dangerous goods.
- Consignor (shipper) and receiver responsibilities regarding the transportation of dangerous goods.
- What to do in the event of an accident during the transportation of dangerous goods.
This course takes approximately 45 minutes to complete
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course