Overview

Alberta EDGE (Environmental and Dangerous Goods Emergencies) operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to provide information to the general public and industries on dangerous goods compliance.

Alberta EDGE is also an emergency response centre for all Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) incidents.

Technical information

Alberta EDGE provides:

  • compliance information related to the federal and provincial dangerous goods legislation
  • federal and international requirements for the shipment of dangerous goods by air, road, rail or marine modes of transportation
  • interpretive information for the on-highway enforcement process as well as awareness material for inspectors, industry and the general public

Emergency reporting

Alberta EDGE:

  • manages all TDG emergency calls and assesses the severity of dangerous goods incidents
  • provides assistance to emergency response personnel attending the scene of an incident in which dangerous goods are involved, or may become a matter for concern
  • communicates openly with other regulatory agencies, such as Alberta Environment and Parks and Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), in the event of an emergency or safety-related incident

More information

For more information, see Transport Canada‚Äôs comprehensive list of questions and answers about the transportation of dangerous goods: Safety Awareness Materials and FAQ.

Subscribe to bulletins and notices

Subscribe to Alberta EDGE's future safety bulletins and notices using the form below.

All fields are required unless otherwise indicated.

The information collected through the Alberta EDGE page will be used for the purpose of providing you updates on bulletins and notices.

The personal information collection is authorized under section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.

If you have any questions about this collection of personal information, you may contact the Chief Inspector Dangerous Goods at 780-422-9600 or edge@gov.ab.ca.

Questionnaire

In order to improve our service, participate in our short survey (PDF 157 KB).

Contact

Connect with Alberta EDGE:

Phone: 780-422-9600
Toll free: 1-800-272-9600