Transportation of Dangerous Goods Training – Train-the-Trainer

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Training – Train-the-Trainer

Course Duration
1 day


Course Summary

Failure to understand the consequences of improper shipping and handling of dangerous goods can be costly, and impact business operations significantly.

Our course is designed to teach participants how to facilitate their own TDG program specific to their working environment.

Our comprehensive course provides participants with an understanding of the regulatory requirements when preparing goods for shipping, handling goods, or receiving dangerous goods.

TDG training 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 this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain duties and responsibilities in the TDG Act and Regulations
  • Discuss applicable definitions
  • Discuss classifications
  • Use special cases and exemptions
  • Discuss containers
  • Explain safety marks, placarding and labelling
  • Demonstrate how to fill out shipping documents
  • Explain the requirements for an Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP)
  • Explain the limits for accidental/imminent release reporting
  • Demonstrate how to fill out Waste Manifests

This course is based on the TDG Act and Regulations

Course Material

We'll equip you with the tools and materials you need to start training, including:

  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods Clear Language Shipper & Driver's Handbook
  • Leader Guide – a resource to help guide you while you lead training that includes speaking notes, prompts, tips, and more
  • 10 Participant Manuals to provide your learners with during your training
  • Access to our Instructor Portal so you can download the PowerPoint Presentation to help facilitate training at your workplace and place an order to restock your Participant Manuals

Target Audience

TDG instructors of road and/or rail

Legislative Reference

TDG Regulations s. 6.1(1)