Lac-Mégantic (R13D0054) Animation — Sequence of events in the Lac-Mégantic derailment and fire

On 6 July 2013, a unit train carrying petroleum crude oil operated by Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA) derailed numerous cars in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, and a fire and explosions ensued.

http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/medias-media/videos/rail/r13d0054/r13d0054-20140819.asp

The Tragic Truth – A Cause is a Cause is A Cause is A Cause.

Canadian Transportation Safety Board Publishes Its Report

On The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevebanker/2014/08/19/canadian-transportation-safety-board-publishes-its-report-on-the-lac-megantic-rail-disaster/

 

The wisdom of the pictorial “cause diagram” is that there is NO LONGER a need to label any, some, all CAUSES as subclasses. They all contributed and they are ALL contributing factors! GREAT JOB TSB! No let’s see what we can do to create BETTER safety on our Railways!

Best of all the dominoes have disappeared!

http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/enquetes-investigations/rail/2013/r13d0054/r13d0054.asp

 

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It’s A Dark Day In the History of Alberta OHS

What a STUPID thing to do. The Alberta Government continues to be ineffectual when it comes to improving safety for Albertans.

http://humanservices.alberta.ca/working-in-alberta/ticketing-and-administrative-penalties.html

My goodness how do they think THIS is going to make any difference at all?

http://humanservices.alberta.ca/documents/Administrative-Penalty-brochure.pdf

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

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Health Canada is seeking written comments from all interested parties on a proposal to repeal and replace the Controlled Products Regulations, and make consequential amendments to related regulations, to implement the GHS in Canada.

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/consult/_2013/ghs-sgh/index-eng.php