Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

Earn your Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certificate upon successful completion of this course

TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS (TDG) ONLINE 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; requirements surrounding appropriate emergency response in the event of an accidental product release or spill; and documentation requirements when transporting dangerous goods.

TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS (TDG) ONLINE COURSE 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
  • Exemptions
  • Containers

Duration

Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 3.5 hours.

Testing

Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.

Certificate

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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