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Transportation of Dangerous Goods – Ground Training

Course Location: SSM and on-site
Course Duration: 3 – 4 hours
Course Fee: $159 per person / $1139 group rate
Class Size: Up to 16
Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing    

Course Description

This course provides the necessary tools to ensure all drivers, shippers, and receivers learn appropriate handling and ensure legal responsibilities are understood and fulfilled. This course will also teach participants the appropriate response techniques in emergency situations such as spills or accidents.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG Ground) training is offered both off-site and in a classroom at Safety Services Manitoba

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to TDG
  • Regulations and training
  • Classification of dangerous goods
  • Safety marks used in conjunction with dangerous goods
  • Means of containment
  • Documentation
  • Forbidden goods, exemptions, and special provisions
  • Exemptions
  • Immediate reporting and ERAPs

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

6.1 Training Certificate Requirements

(1) A person who handles, offers for transport or transports dangerous goods must

(a) Be adequately trained and hold a training certificate in accordance with this Part; or

(b) Perform those activities in the presence and under the direct supervision of a person who is adequately trained and who holds a training certificate in accordance with this Part.