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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Training

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Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Training Course Summary:

Under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations, anyone who ships, handles or transports dangerous goods requires Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Training every three years. Even lift truck operators unloading trucks must possess a current certificate.

Who Would Benefit From This Course:

TDG training benefits:

  • Shippers / Receivers (Required Handling Dangerous Goods)-
  • Truck Drivers (Carriers) (Required Handling Dangerous Goods)
  • Emergency Response / Chemical Spill Team Members
  • Supervisors (Required When Training Workers Without a TDG Certificate)
  • Health and Safety Managers / Specialists
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee members
  • Health and Safety Representatives

Course Content:

  • Defining the nine classes of dangerous goods and their associated hazards
  • Learn how to find product shipping names, classes, UN numbers and packing groups and their importance
  • Review of safety marks such as labels and placards and other marks
  • Understand the requirements for information that must be on a shipping document
  • Mixed loads requirements and the need for segregation of incompatible goods
  • Selection and use of approved means of containment for dangerous goods
  • What to do if the shipping documents, placards, labels, other safety marks or means of containment are inadequate, damaged or incorrect
  • Accidental release reporting requirements
  • Emergency response assistance plans (ERAP) requirements
  • Exemptions and specialist conditions for transportation of dangerous goods
  • Regulation 347 and the waste manifest process including Hazardous Waste Information Network (HWIN) documentation and classifications
Duration 4 Hours
Training Interval 3 Years Retraining Required
Pre-Requisite None
Includes Certificate of Completion (Wallet Card)