This Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG): Overview online training course explores how to safely transport dangerous goods. Chemicals and biological substances are regularly shipped by road, rail, water, and air. Many products pose some danger while being transported.
In order to minimize the risks associated with transporting dangerous goods, and to keep the public and the environment safe, everyone involved in the shipping of dangerous goods must learn about and follow the requirements of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.
This course provides an overview of the responsibilities of employers, consignors, carriers, and consignees under the TDG Regulations, as well as the requirements for classifying products, required documentation, the use of safety marks, and emergency reporting.
Course Learning Objectives
By taking this online Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG): Overview course, the user will learn to:
- Identify the roles and responsibilities of employers, consignors, carriers and consignees in TDG.
- Outline the training requirements for people expected to handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods.
- Describe the contents and uses of training certificates.
- Identify the way in which dangerous goods are classified.
- Summarize the requirements for shipping documents.
- Outline the requirements for safety marks.
- Describe emergency planning.
- Recall TDG reporting requirements.
This online Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG): Overview course is made up of the following sections:
- TDG Legislation and General Requirements
- How to Use Schedules 1, 2 and 3 of the TDG Regulations
- Training Requirements and Responsibilities
- Recordkeeping and Expiration of Training Certificates
- Classification of Dangerous Goods
- Responsibility for Classification
- Proof of Classification
- Determining When Substances Are Dangerous Goods
- Shipping Document Contents
- Dangerous Goods Safety Marks
- Label and Placard Format and Content
- Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) Requirements
- Types of Reports Required
- Reports Relating to Security – All Modes of Transport
This Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG): Overview online training is designed for workers dealing with dangerous goods.