Placard Inspection Blitz
Do you transport dangerous goods? Would your transport equipment pass an inspection? Did you know that Ontario is the highest-producing jurisdiction when it comes to Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) inspections?
This August, there will be an inspection blitz, which will focus on the transportation of Dangerous Goods. Do you know which placards your goods require to be fully compliant?
If you have any questions about what labels and placards are required for transporting dangerous goods, we are here to help. As an added bonus, GEMC will be running a promotion on all of our placards. Stay tuned for details.
For more information, please visit: https://www.trucknews.com/transportation/ontario-focusing-roadside-truck-inspection-resources/1003091780/
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A product is considered to be a dangerous good when one of the following conditions is met:
It’s listed in Schedule 1 or Schedule 3 of the TDG Regulations, or
If it is not listed in Schedule 1 or 3, it meets one or more of the classification criteria in Part 2 of the TDG Regulations.
To ensure compliance with the TDG Regulations, stakeholders must address any existing gaps with TDG Regulations before January 31, 2021. This may include:
- ensuring that all employees are trained as per the TDG Regulations and hold a valid training certificate
- ensuring that all MOCs used to transport dangerous goods have been tested and inspected in accordance with relevant standards and display current and valid inspection and test markings