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BIO 109 TDG – Transporting / handling biomedical and infectious substances by ground

Transport of biological substances training is intended for staff transporting biological samples (taxi drivers, healthcare or hospital delivery service providers etc.).

This training is not suitable for staff collecting and preparing shipments such as nurses and lab technicians.

Please see our TDG – Shipping and transporting biomedical and infectious substances and TDG-IATA Shipping biomedical substances by air courses

Module 1: Introduction and classification

This module will introduce the  candidate the general requirements of the TDGR; his responsibilities; the classification of the different biological substances as well as the 8 steps to compliance allowing him/her to ensure the full compliance of the consignments he/she will be transporting.

Module 2: Packaging and labeling

After this module, the participant will be able to understand, inspect and verify that the packages comply with the regulations and that the appropriate safety marks are properly affixed.

Module 3: Transport procedures

The participant will learn the transport procedures including: the information required on a transport document (dangerous goods declaration), the placarding rules, stowage requirements; accidental release procedures as well as specific requirements under Quebec’s Road Safety Act.

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