Transport Canada emergency response task force: T86-18/2016E-PDF

final report and recommendations : a comprehensive strategy for improving transportation of dangerous goods incident response in Canada.

“The Emergency Response Task Force (ERTF) submits this Final Report to the Director General, Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Directorate at Transport Canada. It presents 40 recommendations on ways to improve emergency response assistance to incidents involving flammable liquids transported by rail. ERTF recommendations address three main areas, which are to: improve the Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) Program, expand ERAP requirements to other flammable liquids, and enhance emergency response, preparedness and training"--Executive summary, p. 1.

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Department/Agency Transport Canada.
Title Transport Canada emergency response task force
Subtitle final report and recommendations : a comprehensive strategy for improving transportation of dangerous goods incident response in Canada.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Groupe de travail sur les interventions d'urgence de Transports Canada : rapport final et recommandations : stratégie intégrée pour améliorer l’intervention lors d’incidents de transport de marchandises dangereuses au Canada. "Presented to Director General, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, July 13, 2016."
Date c2016.
Number of Pages ii, 94 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-05970-9
Catalogue Number
  • T86-18/2016E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 15343E
Subject Terms Hazardous materials transport, Railway accidents, Emergency preparedness