Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) program has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the Forestry Industry employee.

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Course Outline:

  • Introduction (Referenced Materials, Non-Compliance Consequences)
  • Classification of Dangerous Goods
  • Shipping Names
  • Schedules 1, 2 & 3 of the TDG Regulations
  • Documentation (Shipping Document)
  • Training Requirements
  • Dangerous Goods Safety Marks (Labelling & Placards)
  • Means of Containment
  • Emergency Response Assistance Plans
  • Accidental Release and Imminent Accidental Release Report Requirements
  • Safe Handling & Transport Practices, Characteristics of Dangerous Goods
  • Proper Use of Equipment to Handle and Transport the Dangerous Goods
  • Emergency Measures

Classroom Schedule:

Offered on a DEMAND basis

To register, call the FSSNS office at 902-895-1107.

Benefits of the On-Line Course:

  • Accessibility & Convenience – available all the time
  • Program is self paced – not necessary to finish all at once
  • Cost Savings – no travel or down time
  • Certification upon completion

Goals of the FSSNS

  • Save lives and reduce injuries.
  • Reduce all costs associated with work place accidents.
  • Improve profits.
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory bodies.
  • Manage and establish ownership of industry managed loss control programs.
  • Reduce Workers' Compensation rates.
The Forestry Safety Society of Nova Scotia is registered under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia. It is a separate entity, having a Memorandum of Association and By-Laws. The Society is governed by a Board of Directors, representing all sectors of the forest industry.