GATINEAU, QC, June 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of
Canada (TSB) announced today that the modernized occurrence reporting
requirements in Part I of the Transportation Safety Board Regulations comes into effect on 1 July 2014.
Part I of the Regulations define the criteria for transportation
occurrences that must be reported to the TSB. They strengthen the rules
governing occurrence reporting in Canada by introducing additional
requirements for railways, for the release of dangerous goods, and for
lighter aircraft. The Regulations also modernize and introduce
definitions that are harmonized with other federal legislation,
international agreements and standards and clarify provisions that had
been subject to interpretation.
The TSB has developed Fact Sheets to help industry stakeholders and Canadians better understand the
updated occurrence reporting requirements. Updated information for marine, pipeline, rail and aviation modes is also available on the TSB website.
In developing these Regulations, the TSB consulted with the public,
regulators, provincial governments, industry associations and
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 fault or determine civil or criminal liability.
SOURCE: Transportation Safety Board of Canada
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