This Infrastructure Health and Safety Association course meets Transport Canada's educational requirements under the TDG Act and Regulations, for all persons who handle, offer for transport, or transport dangerous goods by road.
NOW available in virtual classroom training!
This course provides detailed descriptions of all aspects of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) system for TDG by road. The course will help employers, owners, managers, supervisors, TDG coordinators, and those who have responsibilities for determining the training requirements for employees who will be handling dangerous goods, meet their responsibilities to ensure that all work involving dangerous goods is done properly according to the requirements of the TDG Act and Regulations. The record of training expires after three years.
Average time to complete this course is about 4 hours in class or 4.5 hours virtually. Please note this course was previously advertised as 3.5 hours.
Because TDG training is job-specific, the employer is responsible for determining the required training, assessing the worker's knowledge and experience, and issuing the Certificate of Training. Refer to Transport Canada's bulletin on TDG training requirements for further information.
Provides an introduction and overview of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act and Regulations. Includes information on training, classification, documentation, safety marks, means of containment, and emergencies.
Upon completion, you will be able to:
TDG is recommended for employers, owners, managers, supervisors, TDG coordinators, and those who have responsibilities for determining the training requirements for employees who will be handling dangerous goods.
CCOHS offers a Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG): An Overview course for managers, employees, and others who need to know about TDG, but are not responsible for TDG activities.
CCOHS also offers a TDG e-learning equivalent: Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) (10.5 hours).
Virtual Training is currently available in English only.
Please note that a webcam is mandatory for participation in the virtual Transportation of Dangerous Goods classroom.
Participant requirements for virtual include a webcam, capable hardware, software & internet. Virtual sessions will be delivered using the Adobe Connect platform, supported on all major web browsers, tablets and cell phones.
Please view the frequently asked questions for more details on training delivery.
Volume discounts for selected training, which have been marked throughout the catalogue, are shown below.