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Tug vessels that collided had no formal safety management systems: TSB

August 21, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

A May, 2016 collision between two logging tugs near Nanaimo, British Columbia demonstrates that some marine firms are “not effectively managing their safety risks,” the Transportation Safety Board of Canada said in a report released Thursday. On May 24, 2016,

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TSB urges fishing industry to recognize ‘interdependency among safety issues’

August 11, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The frequency of fatal accidents involving Canadian fishing vessels is too high and crew members will continue to be at risk until “the complex relationship and interdependency among safety issues is recognized and addressed,” the Transportation Safety Board of Canada

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Lack of safety management systems found in “numerous” marine, aviation accident investigations: TSB

July 24, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Fifteen years after four passengers drowned in an accident aboard an amphibious sightseeing vehicle across the Ottawa River from the nation’s capital, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada warned Thursday that there has “been only limited progress” on expanding the

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TSB calls for implementation of voice and video recorders on locomotives in Canada

September 20, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is calling for the implementation of voice and video recorders on locomotives in Canada. The call follows the release of the TSB’s report on its safety study, Expanding the use of locomotive voice

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Transportation Safety Board investigating 12 marine incidents in Canada, attributes some deaths to lack of risk assessments

August 11, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Three weeks after it expressed concerns about the “safety culture” in Canada’s fishing community, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada noted Thursday it is investigating 12 marine incidents. TSB reported on Twitter it was investigating the occurrences “from coast to

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Transportation Safety Board of Canada pushes for more hot air balloon safety regulations

August 10, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Nine years after a hot air balloon accident near Winnipeg, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada suggested Monday it “continues to be concerned” that operators are not regulated in the same manner as operators of other commercial aircraft. “Hot air