Transportation of Dangerous Goods
TDG Online Safety Training Course

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

What is the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Online Course?

Online TDG training teaches workers how to properly label and document shipments of dangerous goods, as a precaution, in case the load is damaged, during transport, and emergency services workers need to clean up the hazardous material. It is a system of shipping documents and a placard system that allows police, fire fighters and ambulance quickly and accurately identify the hazards relating to the spill, and properly protect themselves.

Online TDG Safety Training Course



Why is TDG training important?

It is important that anyone who handles, stores, receives or transports dangerous good understand what role they have in labeling and documenting shipments. The fines for non compliance are large, and can include jail time.

What will I learn?

This online TDG training course covers the information needed to transport dangerous goods in Canada.

By the end of this course, learners should understand the regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods on, classifications of dangerous goods, TDG symbols on placards and labels, TDG document requirements, and emergency response requirements in the event of an accidental dangerous goods release/ spill.

Topics included in the course are as follows:

  • Federal legislation governing the transport of dangerous goods
  • TDG Training and certification requirements
  • Classification of dangerous goods
  • UN numbers and pleading
  • Label requirements
  • Packaging products for transportation
  • Shipping Document requirements
  • Emergency response assistance plans/ERAP

This online transportation of dangerous good course takes approximately 2.5 hours to complete, and you will be emailed a printable certification card immediately upon the completion of your course.

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