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WFTR 114 - Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Course Details
Course Code:
WFTR 114

Calendar Description:
There is a comprehensive set of regulations, which must be adhered to when transporting dangerous goods. This course will provide a simple guide for employees which will enable them to understand and comply with the basic requirements of the transportation of dangerous goods regulations. There is a three-year expiry date on Transportation of Dangerous Goods certification.

Date First Offered:
2009-09-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 4


This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Theoretical information, employer is responsible for practical training of employee.
-Classification
-Shipping Names
-Schedules 1, 2, and 3
-Documentation
-Certification Safety Marks
-Dangerous Goods Safety Marks
-ERAP
-Reporting requirements
-Safe handling practices
-Proper use of equipment
-Offering for transport
-Handling
-Transporting
Note: Theoretical information only, employer is responsible for practical training of employee.


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Recognize dangerous goods classifications
- Apply shipping names
- Process TDG documentation
- Interpret safety certification marks
- Complete reports


Grading System:
Pass/Fail

Grading Weight:
Participation: 100 %


Nature of Participation:
Students will work through regulations with the instructor in a lecture/dialogue format, noting practical applications of the regulations to their specific work environment.

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
Yes

Other Programs:
Heavy Equipment Operator


Text Books:

Required - Canadian Trucking Alliance, 2002, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Driver's Handbook (Langley, BC). Chapters Covered: All
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