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Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

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Lessons

Unit 1 – Introduction to TDG

Length: 15 minutesComplexity: Standard

This unit teaches participants a brief introduction to transportation of dangerous goods (TDG). Topics include who it applies to, definitions & regulations

Unit 2 – Regulations and Training

Length: 25 minutesComplexity: Standard

Unit 2 discusses compliance and outlines the training requirements set out in the TDG Act and regulations. Learning Objectives Upon completion of unit 2, participants will be able to: Understand the training requirements of the TDG Act, and understand who must have what type Understand the training requirements from Guidelines for Training Criteria (Dangerous Goods …

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Unit 3 – Classification of Dangerous Goods

Length: 30 minutesComplexity: Standard

Upon completion of unit 3, participants will be able to: Recognize that classification matters for dangerous goods are dealt with in Part 2 of the TDG regulations Explain how the different transportation methods can affect these classifications Understand what to do in response to classification errors that may be encountered Know the types of information …

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Unit 4 – Safety Marks

Length: 25 minutesComplexity: Standard

Unit 4 examines the safety marks used with dangerous goods. Upon completion of unit 4, participants will be able to: Recognize and interpret the safety marks used to identify each class (and division) of dangerous goods, and signs (elevated temperature, fumigation, and marine pollutant) Understand the meaning of packaging type and construction codes; Know the …

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Unit 5 – Means of Containment

Length: 25 minutesComplexity: Standard

Unit 5 identifies the possible “means of containment” for transporting dangerous goods, and describes the procedure used in the selection and safety marking

Unit 6 – Documentation

Length: 25 minutesComplexity: Standard

This unit is focused on identifying, knowing and explaining shipping documentation in relation to TDG

Unit 8 – Exemptions and Exceptions

Length: 25 minutesComplexity: Standard

Unit 8 focuses on further exemptions, and highlights the transportation within a facility exemption and the transportation between two properties exemption in particular

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