How long is TDG valid for in BC?
The certificate is valid for: 24 months (2 years) after its date of issuance for transport by aircraft.
What is TDG shipping?
The UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations (TDG Model Regulations) is a guidance document developed by the United Nations to uniform the development of national and international regulations governing the various modes of transport of dangerous goods (by air, by road and by sea).
How do I fill out a TDG shipping document?
As a minimum, the shipping document must contain:
- Consignor’s name and address in Canada;
- Date of shipment;
- Description of the dangerous goods in the following order:
- The quantity in metric measurement (e.g., kg or L) for transport originating in Canada;
Who is responsible for the TDG Enforcement Program in BC?
British Columbia Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement
|Commercial Vehicle Safety & Enforcement|
|Elected officer responsible||The Honourable Rob Fleming, Minister of Transportation & Infrastructure|
|Agency executive||Samantha Eburne, Director|
How much fuel can you transport in BC?
Diesel fuel in tidy tanks of 450 litres or less is permitted. No dangerous goods documentation required if you travel with amounts of diesel fuel within this limit. Firearms may be transported under strict conditions. Firearms must be transported in compliance with Canadian Firearms Regulations.
Is TDG A Canadian legislation?
The Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 (TDG Act) and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations are administered by Transport Canada’s Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate.
How long do you need to keep bills of lading?
Until the carrier delivers the shipment to the consignee, the bill of lading should remain in the possession of the driver responsible for the shipment. After delivery, the carrier must retain bills of lading for at least one year after their creation date.
How long keep shipping documents?
For a hazardous waste, the shipping paper copy must be retained for three years after the material is accepted by the initial carrier. For all other hazardous materials, the shipping paper must be retained for two years after the material is accepted by the initial carrier.
Can you make changes to a shipping document?
Yes. If the quantity of dangerous goods or the number of small means of containment (i.e. volume of 450 L or less) changes during transport, the carrier must show the change on the shipping document or on a document attached to the shipping document.
How much do CVSE officers make?
Commercial Transport Officers – Salary $53,372.71 – $60,887.47 annually. CTEO Officers operate the weigh scales (Commercial Transport Inspection Stations) at various locations across the province.
How many jerry cans can you transport in BC?
There is nothing illegal about the practice because individuals are allowed to transport up to six jerrycans under an exemption in Transport Canada’s transportation of dangerous goods regulations.