If your laboratory handles or ships biological material there is a requirement at least one person in the lab has taken the training for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG).
NOTE: This training session focuses on UN3373, Biological Substances, Category B only.
This training is now online. First you have to access the Mosaic page and sign in, your McMaster ID is necessary to sign in. Follow this link to access the Mosaic sign in page.
NOTE: If you cannot sign in to the Mosaic page you should review the information under the "SUPPORT" tab on the Mosaic sign in page or contact UTS directly.
NOTE: If you are off campus you will have to establish a secure connection to the Mosaic system using the Virtual Private Network (VPN). Follow this link to go to the UTS web page for VPN instructions and the download.
Once you are in Mosaic, follow these instructions to register through Mosaic. The TDG for Biological Material from our office is identified in Mosaic as "FHS TDG for Infectious Substances" or "FHSTDG". NOTE: The dates posted in Mosaic related to the session do not apply, the session will be available in Avenue within two business days following your registration.
Your request will move to the Avenue to Learn web site within two business days. You should scroll down to the "Student" or "Continuing" tab on the Avenue home page to see the session. The training can be
completed in Avenue and the result will transfer back to
Mosaic within two business days.
The training should take about an hour and completing a test is required. Once you have successfully completed the training your record will be kept in Mosaic.
You can access your training record through Mosaic as well, follow these instructions to access your record. The FHS Safety Office does not have access to training records held in the Mosaic system.
This page was updated on November 23, 2016.