This course provides an overview of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) system and helps promote awareness and good practice in all aspects of the TDG. Terms and concepts and the requirements of the Canadian TDG regulations are clearly explained.
Apply and understand the purpose of the TDG Act and Regulations.
Examples and quizzes reinforce learning. A record of completion is provided upon successful completion of the final exam.
Introduction and overview of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) system
The Act and Regulations, including training, classification, documentation, safety marks, means of containment and emergencies.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to
Apply and understand the purpose of the TDG Act and Regulations
List company responsibilities under the Act and Regulations
List employee responsibilities under the Act and Regulations
Describe the main training and training certification requirements as they apply to road vehicle transport
The course reflects Amendment 6 to the TDG Regulations published in the Canada Gazette on February 20, 2008.
Recommended as an overview for all employees
Guidelines for Training Criteria:
Transport Canada has prepared guidelines to help understand the training requirements in Part 6 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. For further information on the guidelines, see http://www.tc.gc.ca/tdg/documents/cladvisory/advol1enew.htm. The guidelines indicate what Parts of the Regulations should be included in a person's specific training.
This e-course covers the topics listed in Training Guideline A.
This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.
During checkout, you can choose to register as a single learner or select a multiple learner license. With a multiple learner license you will act as an administrator and add learners from your company.
Also available in French.