Duration: 3.5 hours, self-paced
The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act sets important standards for the movement of harmful materials and chemicals across 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 important information pertaining to the legal transportation of dangerous goods on Canadian roads. Once completing this course, trainees should know the regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods in Canada; the nine 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 these dangerous goods.
Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Each purchase gives participants three attempts to achieve the passing grade.
- 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
Certificate of completion:
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of completion printed on the certificate, provided there is no change of employer.