Dangerous Goods Program

Dangerous Goods Program – Commercial Truck Driving School Burnaby

The major content of the Dangerous Goods program in Burnaby will cover the following:


  • Knowing Your Liabilities as a Carrier
  • Identifying Labels and Placards
  • Quick Referencing of the Driver's Handbook
  • Organizing Your Load BEFORE Acceptance (Checklists and Such)
  • Preparation of Documentation (e.g. Listing Products with Shipper, Class, and PIN)
  • Meeting the TDG Requirements


North Shore Driving School also serves Coquitlam, Surrey, Richmond, Langley, and Abbotsford.


If you would like to schedule a Dangerous Goods course in Burnaby or North Vancouver, contact North Shore Driving School.


Total hours Dangerous Goods training: 4 hours: $125 (excludes GST)

Introduction

  • Background and Purpose of the Regulations
  • Training and Certification
  • Enforcement
  • Definitions
  • Shipper's and Carrier's Responsibilities



Classification

  • 9 Classes of Dangerous Goods
  • Divisions, Packing Groups, Subsidiary Classifications
  • Reference List of Common Products


Safety Marks

  • Location, Replacement, Removal
  • Labels and Markings
  • Placards and Panels


Documentation

  • Information Required on Shipping Documents
  • Location and Distribution
  • "Empty" Containers
  • Waste Manifest



Dangerous Occurrences

  • Definition of "Dangerous Occurrence"
  • Responsibilities for Reporting Events



Special Requirements

  • Inter-Modal and Trans-Border Shipments
  • Consumer Commodities and Limited Quantities
  • Exemptions, Permits and Amendments
  • Explosives, Radioactive and PCBs
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