Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

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The TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods) Regulations require that anyone who handles, offers for transport, transports or imports dangerous goods must be adequately trained.

Handling Means:

Loading, unloading, packing or unpacking dangerous goods in a means of containment or transport for the purposes of, in the course of or following transportation, and includes storing them in the course of transportation.

Examples of a Person Handling Dangerous Goods:

Cargo Handler
Lift Truck Operator
Dock Worker
Loader/Unloader
Receiver/Shipper
Towmotor Operator
Freight Handler
Warehouse Operator
Shipper

Topics covered in our course:

  • Introduction to the Act and Regulations
  • Classification of restricted products (UN numbers and packaging groups)
  • Responsibilities of the shipper, carrier and receiver of dangerous goods
  • Documentation requirements for shipments
  • Safety marks, labels and placards
  • Exemptions under the Act

Participants receive a course overview booklet, a placarding guide, a wall certificate and a wallet certificate.

 

 

 

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