Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

(Clear Language Version)

The objectives of the training are to ensure 'shippers and receivers' are able to understand and comply with the TDG Act and Regulations when working with Dangerous Goods, and to ensure workers are trained and competent to recognize and to deal with the hazards of handling Dangerous Goods, fulfilling management obligations.

Course Content:
  • When the Act came into effect
  • Why it came into effect
  • What products are regulated
  • Definitions and terms
  • Enforcement and who can enforce the Act
  • Regulations - exemptions and application
  • Understanding the nine Classes of Dangerous Goods
  • Duties of the shipper, receiver and carrier
  • Dangerous occurrences
  • Training and certification - who needs it and how often

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