The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) is an area under strict regulations in Quebec and Canada. The objective of this regulation is to promote safety in the transportation of dangerous goods by road, rail, sea or air. Anyone who ships, transports, delivers, receives, handles or writes up transportation documentation dangerous goods must follow a TDG formation given by EHS in order to obtain a TDG certificate.
EHS provides the following TDG training:
Please check the following link to get more details about EHS training offered at Concordia and this page for Procedures & guidelines for transfer of biological material outside of Concordia.
Transport between buildings
Unless the specified substance is exempt or is present in a limited quantity, any transportation of hazardous material by road vehicle between buildings or campuses related to University activities must be performed following the requirements of the TDG regulations.
The TDG classification must include the following information in this order:
The dangerous good are separated into 9 classes according to the type of hazard they represent:
Public transportation (STM or shuttle bus) must not be used for the transportation of hazardous materials between campuses. To ship dangerous goods between campuses, please make arrangements with Distribution Services.
Transport within buildings
For more information and documentation about Transportation of Dangerous Goods, please refer to the following links:
Environmental, Health & Safety:
514-848-2424, ext. 4877
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