November 22, 2012: (FR) TC – Transport Canada adds many DOT DG requirements

Canada Finalizes Amendment 11

TDG has finalized Amendment 11, which incorporates many existing DOT requirements. This is part of an ongoing attempt by TDG to harmonize with the rest of the Dangerous Goods community; Amendments 6-10 have already been finalized and are incorporated into the newest TDG regulations for 2013. For other finalized regulations updating the TDG, please see Part II of the Canadian Gazette for 2012; to see pending updates to the TDG, please see Part I of the Canadian Gazette for 2012.

Author: Wendy Buckley

Wendy has been in the hazardous materials industry for over 17 years. She worked for both the Federal Railroad Administration and New Jersey State Department of Transportation as a Railroad Hazardous Materials Safety Inspector. Wendy was an Investigator with the Office of Inspector General at Amtrak, a Multi-Modal HazMat Instructor and Auditor with a premier training and consulting company, and managed the Regulatory Affairs department at a multi-billion dollar, multi-national laboratory supply company. Wendy started her career as a Hazardous Materials Technician and Firefighter and today she is the President & Founder of Specialty Transportation and Regulatory Services, a hazardous materials and hazardous waste management consulting firm. Wendy has multiple degrees from several private and public Universities.