Transportation of Dangerous Goods Training
Cut training costs, minimize time lost, and reduce the cost of compliance by having your employees complete their training online.
Everyday, thousands of TDG regulated products are handled, transported, and offered for transport throughout Canada. This online TDG training program will provide course participants with an understanding of the hazards and regulatory requirements associated with dangerous goods controlled products. This course is required for companies who ship by road and/or rail only.
Price per course:
GVCA members receive a 15% discount on all online Health and Safety training.
To obtain your exclusive discount code, members can login into their My GVCA account or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call 519-622-4822 x 120
Who needs this training?
Anyone who handles, transports a TDG controlled product (i.e. a WHMIS products
Including the shipping, receiving, drivers and loaders within the firm. They must also receive WHMIS training
Online TDG training course modules
- Legal and Other Definitions
- TDG Classification
- Schedule 1, 2 and 3 (Including Exemptions and Special Cases)
- TDG Shipping Documents
- TDG Safety Marks
- Emergency Response Assistance Plan
This course will take approximately 75 minutes to complete
Upon successful completion, a 3 year TDG certificate will be issued automatically.
VERY IMPORTANT: If you are changing work locations please note that your new employee may require you to retake your TDG course after being employed. Your TDG ticket must be signed by your existing employer and is not transferable to a new employer. Therefore, if you are not presently employed or you are changing companies you may want to wait until your new employer requires you to take your TDG course.
COMPLIANCE AND REGULATIONS:
All Grand Valley Construction Association online health and safety training courses have been developed according to stringent regulation and according to each Province’s legislation.
The Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations are enforced by weigh scale operators, federal or provincial transport departments, custom officials, federal, provincial, and local police agencies.
There are 9 classes of Dangerous Goods, many with additional subclasses. The classes represent groupings of similar products.
Class 1 – Explosives
Class 2 – Gases
Class 3 – Flammable Liquids
Class 4 – Flammable Solids; Solids Spontaneously Combustible; Water Reactive Substances
Class 5 – Oxidizing Substances & Organic Peroxides
Class 6 – Toxic & Infectious Substances
Class 7 – Radioactive Material
Class 8 – Corrosive Material
Class 9 – Misc. Products, Substances/Organisms