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What are the TDG regulations?

The TDG Regulations are a set of rules that prescribe safety standards and shipping requirements for thousands of different dangerous goods. The Regulations also provide a means of communicating the nature and level of hazard and risk associated with these dangerous goods. The key elements of TDG Regulations are:

What is “handling” under the TDG?

Handling is defined in the TDG Act as: “handling means loading, unloading, packing or unpacking dangerous goods in a means of containment for the purposes of, in the course of or following transportation and includes storing them in the course of transportation (manutention)” The federal TDG Regulations apply to everyone.

What is the transportation of dangerous goods (TDG)?

The purpose of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act and Regulations is to promote public safety when dangerous goods are being handled, offered for transport or transported by road, rail, air, or water (marine). TDG also establishes safety requirements. Note: The information below is provided as guidance only.

How do I prepare the shipping papers for TDG?

Ensure a competent person who has been trained in TDG prepares the shipping papers and any other documents such as Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) that are required under the TDG Regulations. Ensure the carrier has the correct shipping papers and that the truck has the correct placards (if required) before it is loaded.

What is the purpose of the TDG Act and regulations?

What is the purpose of the TDG Act and Regulations? The purpose of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act and Regulations is to promote public safety when dangerous goods are being handled, offered for transport or transported by road, rail, air, or water (marine). TDG also establishes safety requirements.

What does TDG stand for?

The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Program develops safety standards and regulations, provides risk-based oversight and gives expert advice on dangerous goods to promote public safety in the transportation of dangerous goods by all modes of transport regulated by Transport Canada. The Program is also responsible for TDG research ...

What is the transportation of dangerous goods (TDG)?

The purpose of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act and Regulations is to promote public safety when dangerous goods are being handled, offered for transport or transported by road, rail, air, or water (marine). TDG also establishes safety requirements. Note: The information below is provided as guidance only.

What is Dangerous Goods Regulation (DGR)?

IATAs Dangerous Goods Regulation (DGR) helps you classify, mark, pack, label and document dangerous shipments and hazardous materials in compliance with air transport regulations

What is the transportation of Dangerous Goods program?

From: Transport Canada The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Program develops safety standards and regulations, provides risk-based oversight and gives expert advice on dangerous goods to promote public safety in the transportation of dangerous goods by all modes of transport regulated by Transport Canada.

What are the TDG regulations for dangerous goods?

The TDG Regulations require the employer to issue a training certificate to any person who handles, offers for transport, or transports dangerous goods. Even when employers hire an external trainer, the employers are required to issue training certificates once they are sure their employees have received adequate training.

What does “handling of dangerous goods” mean?

“handling means loading, unloading, packing or unpacking dangerous goods in a means of containment for the purposes of, in the course of or following transportation and includes storing them in the course of transportation (manutention)” The federal TDG Regulations apply to everyone.

What does TDG stand for?

The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Program develops safety standards and regulations, provides risk-based oversight and gives expert advice on dangerous goods to promote public safety in the transportation of dangerous goods by all modes of transport regulated by Transport Canada. The Program is also responsible for TDG research ...

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