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This course provides an overview of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act and regulations for managers, employees, and others who need to know about TDG, but are not responsible for TDG activities.
$49.00 * CAD
Single Seat (90 days access from date of purchase)
Multi-seat (1 year access from date of purchase)
This course provides an overview of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act and regulations for managers, employees, and others who need to know about TDG, but are not responsible for TDG activities. It includes information about your responsibilities for the transport of dangerous goods, especially for training and certification of company personnel. It will also help you understand the purpose of the TDG Act and Regulations. Terms and concepts, and the requirements of the TDG are clearly explained. Examples and quizzes reinforce learning.
A record of completion is provided by CCOHS upon successful completion of the final exam. A formal TDG Certificate of Training is issued by the employer when they determine their employee has a sound knowledge of all the topics and has received workplace specific training that directly relates to their duties with dangerous goods. The course was developed by CCOHS.
Average time to complete this course is approximately 2 hours.
This course includes the SOR/2017-253 TDG regulatory amendment.
CCOHS also offers Transportation of Dangerous Goods: A complete 8-module course designed for managers and supervisors, TDG coordinators, and those who have responsibilities for determining the training requirements for employees who will be handling dangerous goods. This 8 module course is optional for workers who need to know about and perform duties relating to TDG.
Recommended as an overview for all employees.
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 https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/tdg/publications-cladvisory-advol1enew-267.htm.
The course does not cover the 6.2(l) ICAO and 6.2(m) IMDG training requirements.
Note: In addition to taking this course, workplace specific training for the type of substance handled and type of equipment used must be provided by the employer.
Prior technical knowledge of the transportation of dangerous goods system is not a requirement. However, familiarity with practices in the transportation industry is helpful.
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.
CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.
We partnered with Vubiz - an international leader in e-learning development - to create this e-course.
Vubiz offers other related e-learning courses that may also be of interest to you. Read about them in the Vubiz Catalogue of e-learning courses.