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Building a Strong Safety Culture

Safety for an organization begins with a commitment to creating a Safety Culture at every level of the organization. Last year we had the pleasure of hearing from Fred Shusterich, President of Midwest Energy Resources, at the Industrial Railway Safety Conference on his company’s success at building a safety culture at every level of the

By | 2017-06-21T11:29:46+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Regulations, Safety, Uncategorized|

Voice and Video Recorders on Locomotives

Locomotive Cameras now recommended by the TSB The report from the Transportation Safety Board on expanding the use of locomotive voice and video recorders in Canada, was released on September 19th in Gatineau, Quebec. The study comes from a joint effort including Transport Canada, the Railway Association of Canada, CP Railway, CN Railway, VIA Rail,

By | 2017-06-21T11:30:03+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Regulations|

The 2016 Industrial Railway Safety Conference on October 25

This year brings an excellent group of leaders to the conference The Canadian Heartland Training Railway Services, Dominion Railway Services and Northern Plains Railway Services, are at it again! For the second year in a row, they are inviting people from all over North America to attend 2016 Industrial Railway Safety Conference on October 25

By | 2017-06-21T11:30:04+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Regulations, Training|

Restricted Clearances – What to do

Special Consideration must be given when encountering Restricted Clearance Signs Restricted clearances exist in a variety of locations on a railway. Some of the most familiar are seen with overhead bridge crossings. Others exist for the side clearance on railcars. These tend to be less obvious and not always as clearly marked as an overhead

By | 2017-06-21T11:30:04+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Regulations, Safety|

Transportation Canada Rail Safety Updates

On August 15th Transportation Canada updated their Rail Safety information at the Transportation Canada website Here are a few highlights. With over 48,000 Kilometers of railway track in Canada we are one of the world largest rail networks. Increased demand on our railways for transportation of dangerous goods like crude oil and fuels is on

By | 2017-06-21T11:30:04+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Regulations, Safety|