This Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) online training course is designed for employees in the transportation and chemical industries who transport and manage dangerous goods. 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 Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)online training course explores the rules and regulations specified for the transportation of dangerous goods and the responsibilities of those involved.
Upon completing this course, you will learn the classification requirements for different shipping scenarios. Based on this knowledge you can familiarize yourself with the different documentation types required for the different classes of dangerous goods and their packaging or means of containment. You will also learn which safety marks need to be applied to the goods you’re transporting and how to apply them.
You will familiarize yourself with training and reporting requirements which will enable you to be compliant with the applicable law and regulations.
You will also delve into how you can prepare for and manage emergency situations by learning about emergency response assistance plans.
Course Learning Objectives
By taking this online Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) course, the user will learn to:
- Identify the nine classes and three packing groups of dangerous goods
- Access and use Schedules 1, 2, and 3 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations
- Summarize consignors' and carriers' responsibilities with regard to shipping documents
- Identify the information required on shipping documents and where to store these documents
- Summarize the responsibilities of consignors and carriers for dangerous goods safety marks
- Outline the general requirements for dangerous goods safety marks
- Recall when to use labels or placards and what should be on them
- Locate Canadian standards and UN recommendations for standardized means of containment
- Describe the requirements for selection, use, inspection, testing of means of containment
- Identify the topics to be covered in the transportation of dangerous goods training
- List the contents of the training certificate
- Summarize the rules around the issuance, use, currency, retention, and transferability of training certificates
- Explain the purpose of an emergency response assistance plan (ERAP)
- Summarize the details of ERAP contents and implementation
- Recall the safety, security, and ERAP reports required for all modes of transport in case of the release or anticipated release of, loss or theft of, or unlawful interference with dangerous goods
- Identify the person(s) responsible for all the required reports, what needs to be reported, and to whom
This online Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) course is made up of the following sections:
- Dangerous Goods Safety Marks
- Means of Containment
- Emergency Response Assistance Plans (ERAP)
This Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) online training course was designed for employees in the transportation and chemical industries who transport and manage dangerous goods.
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