TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS (TDG) COURSE OVERVIEW
The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act sets important standards for the movement of harmful materials and chemicals within 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 crucial information pertaining to the legal transportation of dangerous goods on Canadian roads. After completing this course, participants should know the regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods in Canada; the 9 classifications of dangerous goods; the placards, labels, and accompanying TDG symbols required on vehicles and containers; documentation requirements when transporting dangerous goods; and requirements surrounding appropriate emergency response in the event of an accidental product release or spill.
TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS (TDG) COURSE TOPICS
- The requirements for TDG training and certification
- Dangerous goods classification
- Packing groups
- Shipping name
- Compatibility groups
- Placards and UN numbers
- Label requirements
- Safety marks
- Packaging and vessel requirements
- Requirements for documentation
- The ERAP (Emergency Response Assistance Plans)
- Reporting requirements
- TDG schedules
TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS (TDG) ONLINE COURSE DURATION:
Approximately 3.5 hours
TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS (TDG) ONLINE ASSESSMENT:
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. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS (TDG) ONLINE 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.