Dangerous goods facility inspections

Companies that handle or transport dangerous goods are inspected to ensure they comply with dangerous goods legislation.


Dangerous goods inspectors conduct facility inspections on consignor and carrier companies that handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods.

Dangerous goods definition

A dangerous good is defined as:

  • a product, substance or organism included by its nature or by the regulations in any of the classes of dangerous goods listed in the schedule
  • something that is proven, through testing, that must be included in to one of the 9 classes of dangerous goods
Symbols of the 9 classes of dangerous goods

Facility inspections

Facility inspections are focused on ensuring regulatory compliance to the transportation of dangerous goods legislation.

The Dangerous Goods Inspectors strive to work with industry by influencing a safe and effective approach to dangerous goods compliance for all of the diverse industries throughout the province.

Download a sample of the Dangerous Goods Investigation/Inspection and Facility Information Report.

Highway Tank Facility reviews

Dangerous Goods Inspectors also monitor Transport Canada registered Highway Tank Facilities ensuring their compliance to conduct functions in accordance with their Certificates of Registration and to the dangerous goods legislation.

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