The Training: 

Safety comes first. RPR Environmental has technical staff that are highly trained and fully licensed to handle all aspects of hazardous waste management and transport regulations.

RPR understands that in today’s work environment, continuous employee training and customer support is the key to reducing individual as well as corporate liability. Therefore all staff is always under continuous training programs and always has the certification up to date.

In addition to our waste management solutions and services, RPR is pleased to provide clients with Transportation of Dangerous Goods Clear Language and Ministry of the Environment Regulation 347/558 training modules. This training not only will further enhance your staff’s knowledge of this challenging field but will also provide clear language interpretation of the complex provincial and federal regulations that govern the management of hazardous waste materials.

The training sessions are help at our offices monthly and can even be arranged at customer site. These practical, comprehensive modules can be customized to meet your specific chemical and waste handling requirements. RPR also offers generic courses at alternate venues for mixed groups of customers.

1.Training offered at RPR:

Topics to be covered under TDG include:

  • Classification of Dangerous Goods
  • Responsibilities of shippers, carriers, consignees and handlers under the TDGR
  • Use of Safety Marks
  • Shipping documentation
  • Safe Handling Practices
  • Transportation Emergencies

Contact office for fee and registration.

2. Environment Canada Reg 347 Training

Topics to be covered under Regulation 347/558 include:

  • Terms and definitions
  • Environmental Protection Act
  • Offences and fines
  • Responsibilities of shippers, carriers and receivers under Reg 347/558
  • Proper classification of waste
  • The relationship between 347/558 and TDGA
  • Proper documentation
  • Special considerations: spills, waste refusals and transportation emergencies

Introduction of Ontario Regulation 461/05, L.D.R Land Disposal Restriction

Training is provided by a representative from RPR Environmental who has experience in chemical handling, Dangerous Goods, Waste Treatment, M.S.D.S. preparation and spills training. Their background includes:

  • Experience "hands on" in T.D.G.A.
  • Experience "hands on" in EH&S regulations, O.H.S.A
  • Certified member for W.S.I.B. Workwell program
  • Certified member for Joint Health & Safety Committee
  • Valid Certificate for W.H.M.I.S. training
  • Valid certificate for T.D.G.A. "clear language"

WHMIS training

  • About WHMIS
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Material safety datasheets
  • Classifications
  • Hazard specific issues
  • Symbols

Spills training

  • About Spills
  • Spills kit
  • Spills response
  • Spills procedure
  • MSDSs
  • Hazard specific issues