Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Training

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Training

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Course Summary

Failure to understand the consequences of improper shipping and handling of dangerous goods can be costly and dangerous.

Our course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the regulatory requirements when shipping, receiving or offering for transport dangerous goods.

This course is required for companies who ship, receive, prepare, or offer for transport a dangerous good by road and/or rail.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Identify their duties and responsibilities
  • Recall definitions
  • List the classifications
  • Differentiate between special cases and exemptions
  • Recognize proper containers
  • Describe safety marks
  • Complete shipping documents
  • Explain emergency response assistance plan (ERAP)
  • List accidental/imminent release reporting requirements
  • Prepare waste manifests

This course is based on the TDG Act and Regulations

Target Audience

Supervisors, shippers, receivers, carriers, and those who load and unload dangerous goods

Legislative Reference

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations Part 6.1(1)

OSG’s TDG course includes changes made on June 1, 2016 and these changes are in effect as of December 1, 2016.

The Regulations amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations was published in Part II of the Canada Gazette on June 1, 2016. The amendment includes the following:

  • The new definition of release
  • Amendments to reporting requirements
  • Exceptions to where reporting requirements do not apply
  • Introduction of an Emergency Report
  • New reporting requirements for a release or Anticipated Release Report (previously known as an Immediate Report)
  • Introduction of a release or Anticipate Release Report
  • Introduction of a loss or theft of dangerous goods report