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2014-08-19 16:21:22

OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Union of Canadian Transportation Employees applauds the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) on the thoroughness of its final report on the July 6, 2013 rail disaster at Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. In its report, TSB made significant recommendations with regards to the improvement of rail safety and safety management systems. TSB identified the need for Transport Canada resources to be dedicated to continuous inspections and audits of safety management...

2014-08-19 12:21:51

Reaffirms commitment to strengthening the safety of Canada's rail sector OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued the following statement today in response to the release of the Transportation Safety Board's (TSB) final report from its investigation into the July 6, 2013 train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec: "Canadians will always remember what happened in Lac-Mégantic, and today, as the TSB concludes its investigation, our thoughts and...

2014-08-19 12:21:16

LAC-MÉGANTIC, QC, Aug. 19 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) investigation into the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA) train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, concluded that a multitude of factors led to the accident which left 47 people dead. The TSB is now calling for additional physical defences to prevent runaway trains, and for more thorough audits of safety management systems to ensure railways are effectively managing safety. On the...

2014-08-19 08:36:27

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Fire Alarm Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fire Alarm Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Groups/Segments: Fire Alarm Panels (Conventional Fire Alarm Panels, Addressable Control Panels & Voice Evacuation Systems), and Fire Alarm Devices...

2014-08-18 12:21:38

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to Trenton Ontario, where a Mooney 20K aircraft conducted a forced landing yesterday. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign...

2014-08-16 12:20:16

DARTMOUTH, NS, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, where a Piper PA31 was involved in a fatal accident. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the...

2014-08-14 23:07:39

ERA Environmental Management Solutions announced today that it will be hosting a free live webinar. The webinar, titled, “Unpacking the GHS to Ensure a Smooth Transition” will be hosted on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 2 PM Eastern Time / 1 PM Central Time. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 This webinar will be offering expert advice on the key points of the UN’s GHS, guidance on how to avoid the difficulties associated with classification, and GHS implementation best practices. Understanding...

2014-08-14 00:20:18

QUÉBEC, 13 Aug., 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Bécancour, Quebec, where a crane aboard the bulk carrier Seapace fell into the cargo hold. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to...

2014-08-13 16:20:41

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to MacDonald-Cartier International Airport in Ottawa, Ontario, where an Air Canada Jazz aircraft was diverted due to reported smoke in the cabin. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of...

2014-08-12 23:12:03

As the effort for top-notch workplace safety culture grows, experts claim that regulatory training directly improves the overall safety and culture of a workplace. With through-the-roof satisfaction and higher-than-ever demand Triumvirate has decided to expand its training offerings and locations. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Creating a safety culture at work is a trend that’s here to stay. In the US and around the world EH&S programs are trying to unlock the secrets to...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.