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Transportation of Dangerous Goods for Class 7 Materials

This course examines all the necessary regulatory training to satisfy both the TDG regulations and the Packaging and Transportation of Nuclear Substances Regulations. The course provides instruction on the general process and specific details necessary for packaging and transporting Class 7 shipments by road. Course participants will receive a course manual which is theirs to keep. Upon completion of the course participants will receive a course certificate and a Certificate of Training card which indicates they have taken Class 7 TDG training.

Course Content:

  • Review of radiation safety topics
  • Units of radioactivity and radiation
  • Basic radiation safety techniques
  • Introduction to the regulation of Class 7 shipments: The TDG “Clear Language” regulations and the Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations
  • Definition of TDG terms specific to Class 7 shipments
  • Receipt of a Class 7 package
  • Responsibilities of the Consignor
  • Responsibilities of the Carrier
  • Activity and Content Limits for packages
  • Requirements for Packaging and Packages Requirements and Controls for Transport
  • Marking, Labelling and Placards
  • Shipper’s Declaration of Dangerous Goods Document
  • Accident reporting requirements