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2014-06-18 12:20:45

GATINEAU, QC, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Highlighting positive immediate action, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its assessment of Transport Canada's (TC) response to the three recommendations made on 23 January 2014. "There are risks to carrying more and more oil by rail and the Board's recommendations are aimed at bringing those risks down," said Wendy Tadros, Chair of the TSB. "We are pleased with the strong first steps taken by TC and will be...

2014-06-11 12:20:58

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nation's former top energy transportation safety regulator, Brigham McCown, has offered to bring both sides to the table concerning the growing debate over transporting oil by rail through California's communities. "It is imperative we establish an open and transparent dialog between railroads, regulatory agencies, first responders, and the general public when transporting oil by rail," McCown said. McCown served as the first head of...

2014-05-31 12:20:04

Highlights federal action and investments to maintain safety and enhance economic growth, job creation and productivity for municipalities and cities across Canada NIAGARA FALLS, ON, May 31, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) about aspects of transportation and infrastructure that are important across Canada and to the Canadian economy. Minister Raitt emphasized the importance of...

2014-05-22 16:20:31

EDMONTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today dangerous goods are an integral part of everyday life and that CN has an unwavering commitment to moving all traffic safely. Mongeau, in a speech to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, said CN's commitment to safe operations is more than a set of principles. It's evidenced by the more than 50 per cent reduction in CN's main-track rail accidents per...

2014-05-13 23:05:24

Combined with GHS SDS Conversion, Compliance Process is Hassle-Free Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Quantum Compliance (Quantum) expanded service offerings, providing GHS hazardous materials labels. Customers can obtain labels when signing up for GHS SDS conversion services. Quantum can provide a wide array of label formats, including inner container, pictogram, blank, personalized, laser, and drum labels. Companies required to comply with GHS modified provisions as specified in 29 CFR...

2014-05-13 12:21:35

MONTREAL, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced the winners of its Safe Handling Award for 2013. In all, 143 companies were presented with the Safe Handling Award at a special ceremony. JJ Ruest, CN executive vice-president and chief marketing officer, said: "On behalf of CN, I am pleased to congratulate each of the Safe Handling Award recipients for 2013. "This award recognizes customers who, like CN, make the safe handling of dangerous goods...

2014-04-23 16:21:01

OTTAWA, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced decisive actions to address the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's initial recommendations regarding the ongoing investigation into the Lac-Mégantic train derailment. Following the tragic accident last summer, Transport Canada took immediate steps to protect Canadians and the communities along our country's railway lines. The Government of Canada is building upon this work by introducing...

2014-04-10 23:04:32

Labelmaster®, a leading manufacturer and distributor of regulatory compliance products, packaging and shipping solutions, has expanded its Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) HCS/GHS offering to include an easy, hassle-free MSDS to SDS conversion service, removing the time-consuming burden from chemical manufacturers’ internal staff. Chicago (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Labelmaster®, a leading manufacturer and distributor of regulatory compliance products, packaging...

2014-04-02 23:29:29

Graphic Products, the global leader in workplace labeling and signage, has added a free Hazardous Waste Management Guide to its growing library of workplace safety resources. Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 With hundreds of standards, regulations, and laws addressing everything from treatment to transportation to storage and disposal,hazardous waste management is a complex topic. The guide answers critical questions about what is hazardous waste. It also identifies special types of...

2014-03-25 12:22:00

Announces plan to phase out company fleet of DOT-111 tank cars over the next four years MONTREAL, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) continues to take significant steps to strengthen the railway's Safety Management System, with the goal of improving the safety of its transportation of dangerous goods, says President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau. "CN's business agenda is anchored on running a safe railway -- it's the overarching imperative in...


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