Transportation of Dangerous Goods – TDG

Program Intent

The TDG course is a 4-hour, instructor-led, course and provides participants with the knowledge to understand the regulations and proper procedures for packaging, handling and transporting dangerous goods.

Who Should Attend?

All persons involved in the packaging, the offering for transport and the actual transporting of dangerous goods. This includes Shippers, Receivers and Carriers.

Course Content

The objective of this course is to train personnel in order that they meet the requirements of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

  • Introduction: Regulations, Certification, Fines & Enforcement
  • Classifications of Dangerous Goods, their Nature & Characteristics
  • Packaging & Labeling of Dangerous Goods
  • Safety Markings
  • Documentation.
  • Dangerous Occurrences Reporting (applying proper methods)
  • How to activate Emergency Response Plans for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods vs. WHMIS
  • Initial Emergency Response.
  • Permits for Equivalent Level of Safety
Course Duration: Approximately 4 hours
Course Location
This course is now held at our First Aid Training Centre (FATC) located at:
Western Canada Fire & First Aid (FATC)
Suite 156 Millbourne Market Mall,
3697 Mill Woods Rd NW,
Edmonton, Alberta
T6K 3L6
in Millbourne Mall.

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Our vision is to see every worker returning home safely every day. Call us at 780-469-4887 to register for your safety course today.