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Transport Canada TDG: Special Situations and Emergency Actions


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Target Audience
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
It's important to know how to respond to an accidental release should one occur during the transportation of dangerous goods. This course explains reporting requirements after an emergency situation, and how to put together a plan to deal with such incidents. It also covers how special provisions can be applied to specific types of shipments, and how permits can be used to transport goods within Canada involving activities that fall outside the TDG Act or Regulations. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Pinchin Group of Companies, an environmental, health and safety consulting firm with offices across Canada.

Target Audience
All personnel involved in the packaging, preparation, and handling of hazardous material for transportation in Canada

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Transport Canada TDG: Special Situations and Emergency Actions

  • identify the goals of an ERAP
  • classify the reporting tasks in the event of an emergency
  • recognize how to find and apply provisions involving special situations
  • recognize the key information that must accompany a permit application
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