Shipping Dangerous Goods by Ground in Canada

Canada’s TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods) regulations cover transport by road, rail, and domestic water and require shippers, carriers and handlers to meet strict safety and hazard communication requirements.

There are also a variety of special cases or exemptions covered in our courses that can ease or alter the way you ship dangerous goods by ground.

Copy of the TDG Regulations required to complete online training

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Topics covered

  • Overview of regulations affecting dangerous goods
  • Structure of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR)
  • Shipper’s and carrier’s responsibilities
  • Training requirements
  • 7 Steps to Compliance (Learn More)
  • Using the list of dangerous goods (numerical and alphabetical)
  • Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) requirements
  • Special cases and exemptions
  • Brief overview of the applicable provincial and transborder regulations

Course material

  • Relevant publication
  • Placarding guide
  • Performance packaging guide
  • Compliance checklist
  • Relevant literature

Online Training

ICC offers Classroom Training for shipping dangerous goods by ground in Canada. The training provides an overview of regulations affecting dangerous goods. Details and enrolment options listed below.

General Awareness for Shipping Dangerous Goods by Ground (TDG)

1 hr $13.95

Learn online how to document, mark and label, pack and transport dangerous goods in compliance with Canadian TDG (Ground)
Suitable for anyone shipping by ground – Entry-level / Intermediate
TDG Clear Language Regulations Publication required

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Transportation of Dangerous Goods in Small Quantities

1 hr $85

Learn online how to document, mark and label, pack and transport small quantites of dangerous goods in compliance with
Canadian TDG (Ground)
Suitable for anyone shipping by ground – Entry-level / Intermediate
TDG Clear Language Regulations Publication required

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Shipping Dangerous Goods by Ground (TDG)

3 hrs $39.95

Learn online how to document, mark and label, pack and transport dangerous goods in compliance with Canadian TDG (Ground)
Suitable for anyone shipping by ground – Entry-level / Intermediate
TDG Clear Language Regulations Publication required

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Shipping Hazardous Materials by Ground – Transborder USA to Canada

2 hrs $175

Learn online how to document, mark and label, pack and transport dangerous goods in compliance with Canadian TDG (Ground)
Suitable for anyone shipping by ground – Entry-level / Intermediate
TDG Clear Language Regulations and 49 CFR Publications required

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Shipping Hazardous Materials by Ground for Drivers and Handlers (TDG)

2 hrs $39.95

Learn online how to document, mark and label, pack and transport dangerous goods in compliance with Canadian TDG (Ground)
Suitable for Handlers shipping by ground – Entry-level / Intermediate
TDG Clear Language Regulations Publication required

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