Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Jul 19, 2017
Publisher: SCMA

The Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate is the focal point for the national program to promote public safety during the transportation of dangerous goods, and Transport Canada is the agency that promotes safe and secure transportation systems across Canada.  To reflect the shifting landscape of the transportation of dangerous goods in Canada, new legislation has been adopted and amendments have been made to a few existing sections.

This presentation aims to summarize recent amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations, including the Guideline for Training Criteria, recently addded TDG safety marks and the new 30-Day Incident Report.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this sesion, participants will:

  • Have gained an understanding of the recent amendments and will be able to determine how they apply to their work
  • Be able to answer the question, "Who needs transportation of dangerous goods training?"
  • Understand the components and order of information contained on a TDG shipping document
  • Be able to complete the new 30-Day Incident Report

About the Facilitator:

Marty Dol is a passionate workplace health and safety professional who has been delivering his unique, energy-driven style of safety training for well over a decade.  He has been certified by the Institute for Performance and Learning as a Certified Training & Development Professional -- the highest designation of its type in Canada.  He has created over 100 instructor-led health and safety training courses, and authored many online training programs for a variety of clients across multiple industry sectors.

Mr. Dol is a member of the CEO Health & Safety Leadership Network; a Canadian-based group of industry leaders and thinkers who meet to shape health and safety policy and promote transformation on a much larger scale.

Marty is the President and founder of HASCO Health & Safety Canada, a provider of in-class and online health and safety training and the home of ZEDOneThousand -- a cloud-based software solution that can be used to manage Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems of literally any size.

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