Transportation of Dangerous Goods Canada (TDG)

$29.95 | 2 hours 
TDG - Transportation of Dangerous Goods Canada

Course Overview

Workers, the general public, and the environment are all at risk when risky items are transported. They are responsible for preventing injury, property damage, and environmental degradation by adhering to safe and responsible practises when transporting risky commodities in Canada

 The TDG Act and Regulations were enacted to aid in this effort. The safety of drivers, the general public, and the environment are all dependent on strict obedience to this act and the laws that go along with it.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a thorough understanding of the Canadian TDG Act and its accompanying rules, so that they may carry hazardous goods in a safe and appropriate manner.

For those who are responsible for transporting dangerous goods, this course will teach them about their duties under this Act and relevant legislation, and the various aspects and requirements related to proper handling and packaging as well as labelling and placards as well as incident reporting procedures.


This content producer has been acknowledged as having a high level of knowledge in this area by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB), and it is included on a list of resources for the I-CAB assessment participants in need of competency enhancement.

Course Topics

The following subjects will be covered in this online course:


  • Compliance with the TDG Act, related fines, and enforcement.
  • Handlers, consignors, transporters, drivers, and receivers each have their own distinct roles and obligations.
  • Classifications of hazardous materials and transportation details for such materials.
  • Different categories and subcategories of hazardous materials.
  • Packaging risky commodities.
  • the marking, labelling, and placarding of potentially hazardous items.
  • Documentation required for the shipment of hazardous materials.
  • Procedures for the handling of hazardous materials.
  • locating and reporting events involving potentially hazardous goods.
  • Plans for Urgent and Emergency Help Responses (ERAPs).
  • Exemptions from TDG Act.

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Online Course Duration

The course can be completed within a two-hour time duration.

Passing Criteria

Throughout the course, students are tested on their knowledge. Each participant is required to complete a set of test questions that are meant to reinforce the lessons they have just learned. For a certificate of completion, a mark of at least 80% is required.

If the course pass mark is not reached on the first try, each participant is permitted to retake the course THREE TIMES. Upon registering for the course, you will be given access to additional resources that will aid you in your studies.

Certificate of Completion

Upon completion of the course, students will have access to an online certificate of completion through the learning management system.

Universally Compatible

Most internet-capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities, such as Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, and most other smartphones and tablets with Android and Windows operating systems, can replay this course since it was developed utilizing standards that allow for this.


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