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Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG): Overview

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.
SKU: P0288EN
$49.00

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.

Course Outline:

  • Page 1 – About This Course
  • Page 2 – Introduction
    • Welcome to Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG): Overview
    • Course Objectives
  • Page 3 – TDG Legislation and General Requirements
    • Legislation
    • General Requirements
    • How to Use Schedules 1, 2 and 3 of the TDG Regulations
  • Page 4 – Training Requirements and Responsibilities
    • General Requirements
    • Training Certificates
    • Recordkeeping and Expiration of Training Certificates
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Page 5 – Classification of Dangerous Goods
    • General Requirements
    • Responsibility for Classification
    • Proof of Classification
    • Determining When Substances Are Dangerous Goods
    • Classes
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Page 6 – Documentation
    • General Requirements
    • Responsibility for Documentation
    • Shipping Document Contents
    • Shipping Document Format
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Page 7 – Dangerous Goods Safety Marks
    • General Requirements
    • Responsibilities for Safety Marks
    • Label and Placard Format and Content
    • Use of Labels
    • Use of Placards
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Page 8 – Means of Containment
    • General Requirements
    • Compliance Marks
  • Page 9 - Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) Requirements
    • General Requirements
    • Application for Approval of an ERAP
    • Authorization to Use and Implementation of an Approved ERAP
  • Page 10 – Reporting Requirements
    • General Requirements
    • Types of Reports Required
    • Emergency Report – Road, Rail or Marine
    • Release or Anticipated Release Report — Road, Rail or Marine
    • Release or Anticipated Release Report – Road, Rail or Marine – 30-Day Follow-up Report
    • Dangerous Goods Accident or Incident Report – Air
    • Dangerous Goods Accident or Incident Report – Air – 30-Day Follow-up Report
    • Undeclared or Misdeclared Dangerous Goods Report – Air
    • Dangerous Goods Occurrence Report (ICAO) – Air
    • Reports Relating to Security – All Modes of Transport
    • Unlawful Interference Report
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Page 11 – Conclusion
    • Summary
  • Page 12 – Test

Target Audience:

Transportation industry, chemical industry

Duration:

1.5 hours

Features:

Accessible, audio, hybrid, mobile

Module(s):

40723EN

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.

Course Outline:

  • Page 1 – About This Course
  • Page 2 – Introduction
    • Welcome to Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG): Overview
    • Course Objectives
  • Page 3 – TDG Legislation and General Requirements
    • Legislation
    • General Requirements
    • How to Use Schedules 1, 2 and 3 of the TDG Regulations
  • Page 4 – Training Requirements and Responsibilities
    • General Requirements
    • Training Certificates
    • Recordkeeping and Expiration of Training Certificates
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Page 5 – Classification of Dangerous Goods
    • General Requirements
    • Responsibility for Classification
    • Proof of Classification
    • Determining When Substances Are Dangerous Goods
    • Classes
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Page 6 – Documentation
    • General Requirements
    • Responsibility for Documentation
    • Shipping Document Contents
    • Shipping Document Format
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Page 7 – Dangerous Goods Safety Marks
    • General Requirements
    • Responsibilities for Safety Marks
    • Label and Placard Format and Content
    • Use of Labels
    • Use of Placards
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Page 8 – Means of Containment
    • General Requirements
    • Compliance Marks
  • Page 9 - Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) Requirements
    • General Requirements
    • Application for Approval of an ERAP
    • Authorization to Use and Implementation of an Approved ERAP
  • Page 10 – Reporting Requirements
    • General Requirements
    • Types of Reports Required
    • Emergency Report – Road, Rail or Marine
    • Release or Anticipated Release Report — Road, Rail or Marine
    • Release or Anticipated Release Report – Road, Rail or Marine – 30-Day Follow-up Report
    • Dangerous Goods Accident or Incident Report – Air
    • Dangerous Goods Accident or Incident Report – Air – 30-Day Follow-up Report
    • Undeclared or Misdeclared Dangerous Goods Report – Air
    • Dangerous Goods Occurrence Report (ICAO) – Air
    • Reports Relating to Security – All Modes of Transport
    • Unlawful Interference Report
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Page 11 – Conclusion
    • Summary
  • Page 12 – Test

Target Audience:

Transportation industry, chemical industry

Duration:

1.5 hours

Features:

Accessible, audio, hybrid, mobile

Module(s):

40723EN

Products specifications
Course LanguageEnglish
Length RangeOver 60 Minutes
Length (Hours)1.5
Course FeaturesAudio
Course FeaturesAccessible
Course FeaturesMobile
Module Number(s)40723EN