Transportation of Dangerous Goods
There is no excuse for not being totally aware of the legislation concerning the transportation of dangerous goods. In order to avoid potentially disastrous consequences, all supervisors and employees (including seasonal and part-time) who handle, store, transport and administer any of the nine classes of dangerous goods must fully comprehend and apply the rules and regulations at all times. In-depth training will ensure everyone has the knowledge required to treat these goods with the respect that is necessary to avoid harm.
Who Should Attend
This program has been designed for all carriers, shipper/receivers and drivers who are responsible for shipping, receiving and delivering of dangerous goods as defined under the legislation.
Classroom Topics of Discussion
- The purpose, structure and functions of the TDG Clear Language legislation and regulations and what constitutes a dangerous goods as described under the TDG Legislation
- Understand carrier, driver, consignor and shipper responsibilities
- Identify training requirements for all personnel involved in the shipping/receiving and delivery of dangerous goods.
- All label, placard, handbook and checklist requirements under TDG legislation
- Emergency response procedures and contacts
- When an Emergency Response Action Plan is required.
Practical, Hands-on Activities
This training session is hands-on, interactive and is a Canadian Trucking Association program. Through group discussions, case studies and one-on-one instruction, each participant will gather a working knowledge of the new Clear Language Legislation and their responsibilities.
Certificate of Completion