Transportation of Dangerous Goods

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course covers information relevant to the legal transportation of dangerous goods in Canada. By the end of this course, learners should understand the regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods on Canadian roadways, classifications of dangerous goods, TDG symbols on placards and labels, TDG documentation requirements, and emergency response requirements in the event of a dangerous goods spill or release.

COURSE DURATION:

Approximately 2.5 hours.

ASSESSMENT:

Testing conducted throughout this course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. A certificate is valid for 3 years from the course completion date indicated on the certificate if there is no change in employer.

TOPICS COVERED:

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Introduction to Canada’s TDG Program
  • Federal legislation governing the transportation of dangerous goods
  • TDG Training and TDG certification requirements
  • Classification of dangerous goods
  • UN numbers and placards
  • Labeling requirements
  • Packaging products
  • Vessel requirements
  • Documentation requirements
  • Emergency response assistance plans (ERAP)