Stay Compliant and reduce Risk. This course presents information on Canadian regulations for the transport of dangerous goods, with a focus on road and rail transportation. Regulations concerning the transportation of dangerous goods by road and rail in Canada help to protect handlers, citizens, communities, the nation, and the environment.
Transport Canada has developed a comprehensive set of safety standards and regulations for the transport of dangerous goods within Canada's borders. This is known as the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act, 1992, and is commonly referred to by the phrase "TDG Regulations." Canada's Department of Transport oversees all aspects of transport in the country.
Who must take this course?
According to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations:
(1) A person who handles, offers for transport or transports dangerous goods must
(a) be adequately trained and hold a training certificate or
(b) perform those activities in the presence and under the direct supervision of a person who is adequately trained and who holds a training certificate.
(2) An employer must not direct or allow an employee to handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods unless the employee
(a) is adequately trained and holds a training certificate
(b) performs those activities in the presence and under the direct supervision of a person who is adequately trained and who holds a training certificate.