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