Transportation of dangerous goods

Alberta has regulations and inspectors to ensure dangerous goods are safely transported on provincial roads.

Services and information

Center for Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG), industrial railway, environment and energy incident reporting, and TDG inquiries.

Inspectors enforce the acts and the regulations that help ensure the safe handling and transporting of dangerous goods.

Guides to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations, and notices to ensure the safe transportation of dangerous goods.

Permits allowing companies to handle or transport dangerous goods when unable to comply with Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Provincial and federal legislation provide standards for the safe transportation of dangerous goods.

Dangerous goods must be transported in standardized containment and tanks.

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

Companies failing to comply with regulations while handling and transporting dangerous goods are subject to progressive discipline.