Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Transportation of Dangerous GoodsIntended For: Any worker person who handles, offers for transport or transports dangerous goods.
Class Size: Minimum 4 students
Course Length: Approximately 4 hours
Course Content: The following Transport Canada regulated content is covered in this half-day course;

  • Product Knowledge
  • The Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act
  • TDG Classification and Documentation
  • Safe handling and transportation practices for dangerous goods
  • Labels, Placards and Product Identification Numbers
  • Safety Requirements and Standards
  • The use of Schedules 1, 2 and 3
  • Means of Containment
  • Emergency Response Plan

Upon conclusion of the course, participants will have:

Developed a clear understanding of the above topics, participated in group discussions and exercises and completed a written exam.

Record of Training:

A 3 year record of training certificate will be issued.
*Wallet cards available

Applicable Regulation:


According to Transportation Canada, employees must be adequately trained and hold a valid training certificate in accordance to the TDG Act 1992; and Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations up to and including SOR/2008-34 (Amendment 6).

Adequate training definition: A person is adequately trained if the person has a sound knowledge of all the topics listed in the TDG Act Part 6.2 that relate directly to the person’s duties and to the dangerous goods the person is expected to handle, offer for transport or transport.

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