The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act sets important standards for the movement of harmful materials and chemicals. These regulations are important because they protect the public and people while moving goods.
The regulation defines dangerous goods, examples of which being explosives, compressed gas, flammable liquids, oxidizing substances, toxic substances, infectious substances, corrosive substances, and miscellaneous goods that pose enough a risk while transported. It also defines specific rules and regulations for transport of these goods.
This online TDG training course will cover crucial information pertaining to the legal transportation of dangerous goods on Canadian roads. After completing this course, participants will know the regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods on Canadian roadways, the 9 classifications of dangerous goods, the placards, labels, and accompanying TDG symbols required on vehicles & containers, documentation requirements when transporting dangerous goods, and requirements surrounding appropriate emergency responses in the event of accidental releases or spills of products.
- Canada's TDG program, an introduction
- The governing Federal legislation surrounding transportation of dangerous goods
- The requirements for TDG Training and TDG certification
- Dangerous goods classification
- Placards and UN numbers
- Requirements on labels
- Packaging and vessel requirements
- Requirements for documentation
- The ERAP (Emergency Response Assistance Plans)