A Certified Dangerous Goods Professional® (CDGP®) is a professional involved in the transport of goods and materials that have been categorized as regulated materials and have special packaging, communication, and transport requirements. The CDGP is a person who is an expert in appreciating the potential hazards and the complexity of the regulations that apply to them, and who can accurately analyze the requirements for dangerous goods transport through his or her use of regulatory reference sources. A CDGP is competent in:
As a Certified Hazardous Materials Practitioner (CHMP), your job encompasses more than just environmental protection, waste management, dangerous goods transportation, safety, or materials handling. By working in an area that involves hazardous or potentially hazardous materials, you serve all of these areas and more. Corporations, universities, and government agencies depend on the certification to identify distinguished individuals.
Transport Canada published final changes to the Canada Transportation Act regarding aspects of Rail Transport in the Canadian Gazette 2. The changes identified under SOR/2019-254, adopt a number of changes including modifications to insurance requirements, as well as identifying real and estimated traffic volumes of high consequence dangerous goods, such as poisonous-by-inhalation materials.