Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

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
  • Tow Motor 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.