Workers in British Columbia and Canada are required to have comprehensive training and certification that meets Transport Canada’s Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations and WorkSafe BC Workers Compensation Act, Part 3: Occupational Health and Safety.
This course provides comprehensive training in Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) which covers the TDG Act
and Regulations, and identifies the requirements for receiving, handling, transporting, shipping, and emergency response.
Participants will know how dangerous goods are classified, documentation regulations, means of containment, forbidden goods,
safety marks, exemptions/special provisions, as well as, procedures in the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods.
Employees who handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods.
Maximum 12 students per class
Approximately 4 hours depending on customer requirements
Each participant will be instructed in accordance with Transport Canada, WorkSafe BC and Federal Regulations.
THE FOLLOWING TOPICS WILL BE COVERED IN THIS COURSE:
Federal and Provincial Regulations
Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act/Regulations
Labels, Placards, Product Identification Numbers
Documentation and record keeping
Forbidden goods, Exemptions/Special provisions
Safe handling and transportation practices
Safety Requirements and Standards
The use of Schedules 1, 2 and 3
Means of Containment
Emergency Response Plan and Reporting