Dangerous Goods

Dangerous Goods

Both federal and provincial regulations require that any person involved in the handling and offering of transport of dangerous goods, or transporting of dangerous goods, be trained and certified.

TDG legislation/regulations & emergency procedures and Carrier, driver & shipper responsibilities.

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose, structure and functions of Transportation of Dangerous Goods legislation regulations
  • Know the Carrier, driver & shipper responsibilities
  • Know about Loading, securing and transporting safely
  • Know the nine (9) classes of dangerous goods
  • Explain the identification of labels and placards
  • Use Schedule (1) to (7) and use UN Approved Packaging
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of label and placard identification, as well as how to use a dangerous goods handbook and checklists
  • Explain emergency response procedures and contacts
  • Understand when an Emergency Response Action plan (ERAP) is required
  • Understand Transporting and the shipping documents that reveal shipping name, primary classification and UN number of each product

Format Classroom: Interactive workshop with formal instruction, video, discussion and practical exercises.

Resources: Supplied: Student Handbook.

Evaluation: Full attendance, class participation, assignments, written test for successful completion.

Duration: 5 Hours

Certification: Certificate of Completion and Wallet Card.