TDG – TRANSPORTATION DANGEROUS GOODS TRAINING COURSE
The TDG safety course from Safety First Training explains the current Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations, the related classifications and identifications, proper markings and labeling, necessary documentation and shipping details, segregation and compatibility groups, exceptions and exemptions and overall general safety. This course is designed for individuals involved in the transportation, shipping and receiving of dangerous goods in Canada. We issue separate certificates for driver, supervisor or dock worker for specific portions of the Act and its regulations, for the purpose of compliance and safety and how they relate to Transportation of Dangerous Goods. Training offered across Ontario with a focus on Mississauga and Toronto.
Note – we do not provide public sessions for individuals
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TDG – Transportation Dangerous Goods Training Course
This course is designed for individuals and companies involved in the transportation, shipping and receiving of dangerous goods in Canada.
- Transportation Dangerous Goods Act and Regulation
- Transportation Dangerous Goods safety video
- Classification and Identifications
- Marking and Labeling
- Documentation and Shipping Documents
- Segregation and Compatibility Groups
- Exceptions and Exemptions
- General Safety
Dangerous goods put people, property, or the environment at risk due to their chemical or physical properties. The hazards associated with dangerous goods greatly increase 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 requires training on TDG regulations and 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) course provides an overview of the TDG regulations and teaches how to recognize and handle dangerous goods.
You should ask your supervisor or employer about any special equipment or specific training required for handling and transportation of dangerous goods. Once you have completed this course, you will be better informed about the importance of complying with the regulations for the transportation of dangerous goods.
Click here for a Government of Canada Video: Overview of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG (2016)
Up to 5 hours, depending on participants’ experience levels
A passing grade of 75% is required in order to receive a certificate
Upon successful completion of this course, wallet cards will be issued to the employer for additional signatures.