Canadian Red Cross

 

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In the TDG course you will learn - Introduction to TDG, its regulations and proper training, proper documentation, safety marks and means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions as well as, immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency. A printable certificate is available upon completion.

Duration:

This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 5 - 9 hours to complete.

Course Objectives:

Ultimately, the goal of this course is to provide participants with the information they need to comply with the TDG Act and regulations. By completing this course, they should know how dangerous goods are classified; understand the regulations pertaining to proper documentation, safety marks, means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions; and know the immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods.

 This course is presented in 9 modules:

  1. Introduction to TDG
  2. Regulations and Training
  3. Classification of Dangerous Goods
  4. Safety Marks Used in Conjunction with Dangerous Goods
  5. Means of Containment 
  6. Documentation
  7. Forbidden Goods, Exemptions and Special Provisions
  8. Exemptions
  9. Immediate Reporting and ERAPs