Transportation of
Dangerous Goods

TDG Regulations 6.1 Training Certificate Requirements
(1) A person who handles, offers for transport or transports dangerous goods must be adequately trained and hold a training certificate in accordance with this Part”

(2) An employer must not direct or allow an employee to handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods unless the employee is adequately trained and holds a training certificate in accordance with this Part”

TeamWorks Solutions is recognized by Technical Safety BC for all of its Propane course offerings.

INTENDED FOR:

This course has been designed for individuals who offer propane for transport, who transport propane, or direct others to either transport or offer for transport propane and other LPG’s that fall under the UN Dangerous Goods number 1075 or 1978.

CLASS SIZE:

Maximum 12 students per class

COURSE LENGTH:

3 to 4 hours

COURSE CONTENT:

Each Participant will be instructed in accordance to Transport Canada Regulations and the transportation of Dangerous Goods.

Upon conclusion of the course, participants will have; developed a comprehensive understand- ing of the topics listed below, participated in group discussions and exercises.

The following topics will be covered in this course:
  • Product knowledge
  • Characteristics
  • Federal and Provincial Legislation
  • Employer, supervisor and worker responsibilities
  • Storage , transport and securement
  • Incident reporting
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Personal protective equipment
  • TDG ACT and regulations
  • TDG classification and documentation
  • Labels, placards and product numbers
CERTIFICATION:

The student must successfully complete both a written and practical hands-on exam administered by our certified trainer. A temporary Record of Training Certificate (ROT) will be issued immediately upon conclusion of the course and is valid for 90 days. A permanent Record of Training Certificate (ROT) will be issued within this time period. All training certificates for propane dispensing are valid for 3 years.

APPLICABLE REGULATIONS:

Federal
– CAN/CSA-B149.2 Propane Storage and Handling Code, and WHMIS regulations
– Transport Canada TDG Act and Regulations

Provincial
– Technical Safety BC
– WorkSafe BC applicable Regulations, Policies and Guidelines

ATTENTION HEALTH AND SAFETY ADVISORS/EMPLOYERS

WorkSafe BC recognizes Supervisors are responsible to ensure all workers are;
• Adequately trained and certified
• Provide direct supervision and correct unsafe acts/conditions
• Wear appropriate PPE
• Maintain health & safety standards

WorkSafe BC requires all personnel to follow rules and regulations by the authority in BC and to be adequately trained and provide proof of training issued by a qualified instructor.

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