Training Programs & Schedules

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

Course Length – 8 Hours (8:30am – 4:30pm)

Employers have a legal obligation to provide TDG training to workers. If their facility ships or receives
regulated dangerous goods (including the return of “empty” containers with hazardous residues). Under
the Federal and Provincial TDG Act and Regulations, regulated dangerous goods include materials such
as propane, oxygen, or acetylene cylinders; flammable solvents; corrosive materials; and many others.
WHMIS training is not adequate. A TDG certificate of training must be issued to, and carried by affected
workers.

The course consists of the following topics:

  • Current and relevant legislation concerning TDG
  • Responsibilities of Shippers, Carriers, Receivers of dangerous goods
  • Classification of dangerous goods
  • Enforcement
  • Packaging
  • Labeling and placarding requirements
  • Preparation of shipping documentation (including waste manifest)
  • Definitions and reporting requirements for dangerous occurrences

Legislative Reference:

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations Part 6.1 (1)(a)
6.1(1)A person who handles, offers for transport or transports dangerous goods must
(a) be adequately trained and hold a training certificate in accordance with this Part

2017 Upcoming Course Dates

  • To request course dates:
    519.758.0819 or email

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