Transportation of Dangerous Goods – Ground

  • Course Location: SSM and on-site
    Class Size: 16 maximum
    Course Duration: 1/2 day (4 hours) – Classroom and test
    $139 per person / $999 group rate

    Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing.

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     Course Description

    This course provides the necessary tools to ensure all drivers, shippers, and receivers learn appropriate handling and ensure legal responsibilities are understood and fulfilled. This course will also teach participants the appropriate response techniques in emergency situations such as spills or accidents.

    Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG Ground) Training is offered both off-site and in a classroom at Safety Services Manitoba

     Learning Outcomes

    • Introduction to TDG

    • Regulations and Training

    • Classification of Dangerous Goods

    • Safety Marks Used in Conjunction with Dangerous Goods

    • Means of Containment

    • Documentation

    • Forbidden Goods, Exemptions and Special Provisions

    • Exemptions

    • Immediate Reporting and ERAPs

     Legislation

    Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

    6.1 Training Certificate Requirements
    (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; 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 in accordance with this Part.

     

     What our students are saying

    Participants in this course learned “the importance of reading labels,” the “legal requirements” and “safety and transportation of hazardous materials.” They felt “TDG terminology was explained to a good degree” and left the course with a “better understanding of the response to safety.”

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