Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Course Description

This course teaches the requirements for handling, offering for transport and transporting dangerous goods in trucking setting. Canadian regulations require all individuals involved in these activities to be trained and certified. The course is geared towards truckload and less-than-truckload operations. This course is based on the Canadian Trucking Alliance handbook “Transporting Dangerous Goods by Truck”.

Why this is important

Many materials and products contain chemicals or other products that can be hazardous to human health. These products must be handled correctly, proper signage and labels must be visible and placards must be properly used whenever they are transported.

Who should take the course

Any person involved in handling, offering for transport and transporting dangerous goods needs to be trained and certified. This includes drivers, supervisors, shippers, dispatchers, dock workers and receivers. Course Information

Prerequisites

none

Course is Suitable for

Drivers, managers, trainers and operations staff

Learning Reference

CTA “Transporting Dangerous Goods by Truck”, 240 page handbook included

Course Fee

Employee of OTA member company $95.00, non-member $119.00

Course Duration

4 hr

Certificate

Yes, issued by OTA