Continuing Education

OHSC151 - Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

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Course Overview

Canadian law requires any person who ships, handles, or transports dangerous goods to be trained in accordance with Transport Canada standards. This course will provide you the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certification needed to obtain, maintain, or enhance your employment.

Developed to meet all of Transport Canada’s training requirements under Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations, graduates of this course will be able to describe all aspects of the TDG guidelines and standards.
At the end of this course you will be able to describe goods classifications, and the responsibilities of shippers, handlers, and transporters. You will also be able to describe the importance of Emergency Response Plans (ERAP) and be able to differentiate different TDG placards, labels and safety marks, as well as container and containment types.

Upon successful completion, students will be issued a recognized Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certificate within 3 days.

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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