Industrial Safety Online is a leader in providing online safety and awareness training for individuals and companies across Canada. This online Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) course covers important information with regards to the legal transportation of dangerous goods on Canadian roads. After completing this course learners should have a solid understanding with regards to 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; requirements surrounding appropriate emergency response in the event of an accidental product release or spill; and documentation requirements when transporting dangerous goods.
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 the following topics:
- The 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
This online course should take the learner approximately 3.5 hours. Testing throughout the course is intended to reinforce learning and knowledge is being retained. A passing mark of 80% is required to receive a certificate. The learner will be provided three (3) attempts if the passing mark is not achieved on the first attempt. A certificate of completion will be available for download and print. The certificate is valid for three (3) years, provided there is no change of employer.