The TDG Compliance Manual - Clear Language Edition (Print & ProView)

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The premier information source on the Act and regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods in Canada, this single volume service explains all aspects of the topic in easy-to-understand terms.

This guide provides a clear explanation of all Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) requirements including:

  • Goods considered dangerous under the legislation
  • Dangerous goods handling
  • Placarding and labelling requirements for trucks, transport units, packages, and containers
  • Training requirements for those handling dangerous materials
  • Safety requirements and how to comply
  • Colour illustrations of labels, placards, and signs

Additional help sections, such as a Clear Language Compliance Guide, a comprehensive subject index, a glossary of TDG terms, and a complete numerical index of dangerous goods are included.

Highlights of the text:

  • Section one A quick guide to what is inside The TDG Compliance Manual Clear Language Edition, and how to get the most out of this helpful publication
  • Section two Subject index and the cross-reference of key words that appear in the manual
  • Section three The full text of the TDG Act
  • Section four TDG Regulations, Parts 1-16, and the complete text of the Clear Language Regulations as they appear in Canada Gazette Part II
  • Section five Schedules 1 to 3 of the regulations which are critical to complying with clear language are included as they appear in Canada Gazette Part II. This version includes two additional columns added to schedule 1 for emergency response guide numbers and abbreviated comments on Special Provisions in the Regulations
  • Section six Emergency guidebook, excerpts from the CANUTEC emergency response guidebook providing information to anyone who may be the first to arrive at the scene of a transportation incident involving dangerous goods
  • Section Seven Interpretive guide, a layperson's guide to compliance with the Act and regulations


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