Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) 6.2 Resources
An infectious substance is defined under section1.4 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods(TDG) Regulations.
Basically, an infectious substance is a micro-organism that is known or reasonably believed to cause disease in humans or animals. The infectious substance might be contained in blood, tissue, organs, body fluids, vaccines or cultures.
SASWH offers a training program called Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) 6.2 - Infectious Substances. This certificate program will familiarize shippers and receivers of biological samples with the information and training required under the TDG Regulations pertaining to training, classification, emergency response assistance plans, packaging, documentation, labelling, accidental release and imminent accident release report requirements and air shipments. Program Details
Additional TDG Resources:
- Guidelines for Training Criteria
- TDG Bulletin - Shipping Infectious Substances
- TDG Bulletin - Shipping Documents
- CCOHS - Poster WHMIS Labels 2015
- CCOHS - Poster WHMIS Pictograms 2015
International Air Transportation
FedEx Tips and Pointers on Shipping