Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Course description:

An observation of, and significant piece of federal legislation that applies to, the shipping and transport industries in Canada is Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations. What you in the municipal industry may not be aware of is that this legislation also applies to receivers and handlers of these dangerous goods at your workplaces.

Topics Covered:

  • Accidental Release Reporting Requirements
  • Characteristics of Dangerous Goods
  • Classifications
  • Documentation / Shipping Documents  and their Location
  • Emergency Measures
  • Emergency Response Assistance Plans
  • Means of Containment
  • Safe Handling and Transportation Practices
  • Safety Marks
  • Schedules 1, 2 and 3
  • Shipping Names
  • Special Situations

Course length:
4 hours

Class minimum/maximum:
6/20

Supervisors Safety Certificate Program:
elective course

EOCP CEU’s:
in progress

Price:
$75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6);
$37.50 per person from 16+.
Minimum $600 charge per class.

Post session:
Wallet Card

Course Timeline:
Compliance – 3 years

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