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The TDG Compliance Manual - Clear Language Edition (ProView online)
By: Dave Rebbitt, MBA, CRSP
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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 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 complete numerical index of dangerous goods, are included. Contents include
  • Section One - Publication Guide - 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 - The cross-reference of key words that appear in the manual.
  • Section Three - The TDG Act - The full text of the Act.
  • Section Four - TDG Regulations, Parts 1-16 - 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 - All three Schedules, 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.
  • Appendix One - Clear Language Compliance Guide - This appendix includes guidelines, trends, contacts and Interim Orders.
  • Appendix Two - Additional Resources - This section includes notification and tracking of proposed regulations, including regulatory impact analysis statements, as applicable.
  • Appendix Three - Glossary of Terms.
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About the Author

Dave Rebbitt, MBA, CRSP is a long practicing safety professional with almost 30 years of experience in the field. A veteran of the Canadian Military, Dave was responsible for the safety in a large number of facilities across Canada before leaving to pursue a career in private industry. He has held senior positions at various companies leading safety departments and building safety systems. He is currently President and owner of Rarebit Consulting.
An experienced speaker, Dave regularly speaks at conferences and has a long history of course design and delivery. Dave has published articles in the Journal of Professional Safety, the publication of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). He is the first Canadian to be recognized with a cover story in Professional Safety.  He also writes blogs for Canadian Occupational Safety in Canada (published by Thomson Reuters) and EHS Today in the Unites States. He holds CRSP and CHSC designations. Dave does course design and instructing for the University of Alberta. He also offers consulting and audit services across Western Canada. Dave also holds an MBA from Athabasca University.