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. A TDG certificate will be rewarded upon completion.
Get your Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate in as little as 3 and half hours!
Anyone transporting a dangerous good in Canada must comply with TDG regulations. This course will provide you with all the certification required and will even guide you through the process of denying materials unfit for transport. The course also covers the 2002 changes in legislation that brought Canadian hazardous transportation in line with international standards. Public Safety and many other considerations are all packaged into the lessons.
In this online Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) course, the following topics are covered:
✔ The Requirements for TDG Training and Certification
✔ Dangerous Goods Classification
✔ Packing Groups
✔ Placards and UN Numbers
✔ Label Requirements
✔ ERAPs (Emergency Response Assistance Plans)
✔ Reporting Requirements
✔ Packaging and Vessel Requirements
✔ Conditions Where Over-Dimensional Permits must be Used
✔ Requirements for Documentation
✔ TDG Schedules
✔ Containers and Exemptions
The completion time of this course is just over 3 hours, which include practical exercises and testing. The passing score is 80%, and participants earn a certificate that can be downloaded. Virtual proctoring may be available for an additional fee.
Average Completion Time
The average completion time is 3.5 hours. Individual times will vary depending how long is spent on each module.
Testing is included to reinforce the training. You are allowed three attempts to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be safely stored on your account and is available to download & print.