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TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods) Certification

UNDER THE TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS ACT AND REGULATIONS, ANYONE WHO SHIPS, HANDLES OR TRANSPORTS DANGEROUS GOODS REQUIRES TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS TRAINING. EVEN LIFT TRUCK OPERATORS MUST POSSESS A CURRENT TDG AND WHMIS CERTIFICATION (CSA STANDARD)

THIS COURSE COVERS ALL REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS LEGISLATION.  WE WILL GIVE ALL EMPLOYESS THE NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE AND SAFE HANDLING OF HAZARDOUS PRODUCTS.

TOPICS TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Definition of the nine classes of dangerous goods and their associated hazards;
  • Shipping names, classes, UN numbers and packing groups for the dangerous goods that are normally encountered on the job;
  • Safety marks such as labels and placards that are used to identify the different classes of dangerous goods that are normally encountered on the job;
  • Knowledge of the information that must be on a shipping document;
  • The requirements regarding mixed loads and the need for segregation of incompatible dangerous goods;
  • The proper selection and use of means of containment for the dangerous goods;
  • What to do if the shipping documents, placards, labels, other safety marks or means of containment seem inadequate or incorrect;
  • What constitutes an accidental release and the reporting requirements if an accident happens;
  • Proper use of all equipment that is used in the handling, offering for transport and/or transportation of dangerous goods;
  • Emergency Response Assistance Plans (ERAP) requirements if a plan is required.
  • Regulation 347 and the waste manifest process – what is HWIN?, what basic information should my signing authority staff see on the waste manifest?

Examples of a Person Handling Dangerous Goods:

Cargo Handler
Lift Truck Operator
Dock Worker
Loader/Unloader
Receiver/Shipper
Towmotor Operator
Freight Handler
Warehouse Operator
Shipper

Offering for Transport means:

For dangerous goods not in transport, to select or to allow the selection of a carrier to transport dangerous goods; to prepare or allow the preparation of dangerous goods so that a carrier can take possession of them for transport.

Examples of Those Who Offer For Transport:

Dispatcher
Clerical personnel (i.e. preparation of documents)
Shipper
Freight Forwarder
Biller

Training Required:

  1. All of the requirements required for documentation except for the location and the rail consist;
  2. How to communicate the special instructions and precautions for the handling and/or transporting of specific dangerous goods while on the job;
  3. Types of placards, labels, signs, numbers and other safety marks, what they mean, and when and where to display them;
  4. The proper selection and use of means of containment for the dangerous goods;
  5. The Emergency Response Assistance Plan requirements (ERAP) if a plan is required.

Guideline “D”: Additional training for all persons involved in the transporting of dangerous goods

A person Who is Transporting Dangerous Goods means:

The person who has possession of the dangerous goods while they are in transport.

Training Required:

  1. Types of placards, labels, signs, numbers and other safety marks, what they mean, and when and where to display them;
  2. The location of the shipping documents and the importance of keeping them accurate;
  3. Requirements for parking, loading and vehicule inspection which may apply.  

INCLUDES: 2012 EMERGENCY RESPONDE GUIDEBOOKS, MANUALS, CERTIFICATES.

Training Dates:

 

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