Scope/Overview

This course is intended to provide information to workers who come into contact with Transportation of Dangerous Goods. This course is usually run in conjunction with WHMIS.

Who should attend

It is intended for individuals who are involved in the transportation and handling of dangerous goods associated with oil and gas industry operations.

Key Topics

  • Understanding TDG regulations
  • Training requirements
  • Handling responsibilities
  • Classification
  • Documentation
  • Means of containment
  • Safety marks, placard requirements
  • Labelling requirements
  • Loading, securing and filling limits
  • Explosives
  • Compressed gases
  • Flammable liquids
  • Accidental release procedures and responsibilities
  • Shipping documentation requirements and exceptions
  • Exemptions
  • Emergency action plan

Course Length

     4 hours

Prerequisite(s)

     None

Delivery

  • Classroom lectures
  • Demonstrations
  • Class discussion
  • Group exercises
  • Hands on practice