(Single) TDG Certification Training


Program Information

Everyday thousands of shipments of dangerous goods travel by road, rail, marine and air. No matter what the mode of transportation, the safety of the dangerous goods as well as the operator and occupants, the public and the environment is essential for everyone involved. GHS and the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations (TDG) are the most important guidance documents on chemical hazard communication in the world. Most countries have adopted these transport regulations into their own national regulations. In Canada, it is called the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG), and in the USA, it is known as the Department of Transport (DOT). Description  This course provides an overview of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act and regulations for managers, employees, and others who need to know about TDG, but are not responsible for TDG activities. It includes information about your responsibilities for the transport of dangerous goods, especially for training and certification of company personnel. It will also help you understand the purpose of the TDG Act and Regulations. Terms and concepts, and the requirements of the TDG are clearly explained. Examples and quizzes reinforce learning. A record of completion is provided by AI Forklift Training Ltd. upon successful completion of the final exam. A formal TDG Certificate of Training is issued by AI Forklift Training Ltd.   Topics include
  • Introduction and overview of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act and Regulations
  • The TDG Act and Regulations, including training, classification, documentation, safety marks, means of containment and emergencies.
  • Explain how dangerous goods are defined
  • Describe the purpose of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act
  • Explain the requirements for training related to transporting dangerous goods by ground
  • Identify the classifications of dangerous goods
  • Use Schedule 1, 2 and 3 of the TDG Regulations
  • Describe the requirements related to the shipping documentation for dangerous goods
  • Use and identify certification safety marks according to requirements and safety standards
  • Explain the requirements related to means of containment used for transporting dangerous goods
  • Meet the necessary reporting requirements when a release or anticipated release occurs
  • Describe conditions that must be met to claim the exemptions available for transporting dangerous goods
  Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to
  • Understand the purpose of the TDG Act and Regulations
  • List company responsibilities under the TDG Act and Regulations
  • List employee responsibilities under the TDG Act and Regulations
  • Describe the main training and training certification requirements as they apply to road vehicle transport
Note: In addition to taking this course, workplace specific training for the type of substance handled and type of equipment used must be provided by the employer. Upon completion of theory and an exam score of 80% has been achieved a wallet and wall certificate will be issued.