Transporting Biomedical and infectious substances by Ground




Skill Level

1 h




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Transport of biological substances training is intended for staff transporting biological samples (taxi drivers, healthcare or hospital delivery service providers etc.).

This training is not suitable for staff collecting and preparing shipments such as nurses and lab technicians.

Please see our BIO-101 Shipping and transporting biomedical and infectious substances and BIO-105  Shipping biomedical substances by air courses.




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1-9 participants


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10-49 participants


Per person

50-99 participants


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100+ participants


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Select this option if you are purchasing this course for your organization or paying for someone else. The buyer becomes the leader of the group and registers the person(s) once the purchase is complete. A DIFFERENT email address for each participant is required.

Learning Path

This module will introduce the candidate the general requirements of the TDGR; his responsibilities; the classification of the different biological substances as well as the 8 steps to compliance allowing him/her to ensure the full compliance of the consignments he/she will be transporting.

Video  + Quiz

After this module, the participant will be able to understand, inspect, and verify that the packages comply with the regulations and that the appropriate safety marks are properly affixed.

Video  + Quiz

The participant will learn the transport procedures including the information required on a transport document (dangerous goods declaration), the placarding rules, stowage requirements; accidental release procedures as well as specific requirements under Quebec’s Road Safety Act.

Video  + Quiz

About the author

Bernard Parker is a regulatory specialist with over 25 years of experience in hazmat handling and shipping.    His expertise includes Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG, IATA/ICAO, IMDG, 49CFR), Dangerous Products Regulations (WHMIS), Hazmat storage and fire prevention.  He is an experienced and certified trainer in several different fields and a voting member of Transport Canada’s TDGR training committee.  He is currently a training manager at the Dangerous Goods Training Center, an organization specializing in hazardous materials training.  Courses are available in English and in French.  | 1-450-665-9893