TRANSCAER® In the News

TRANSCAER Launches New Virtual Reality Tool

September 30 2021

Working in partnership with Transport Canada’s Rail Safety Improvement Program, CIAC has developed virtual reality tools to support TRANSCAER outreach efforts. TRANSCAER’s virtual reality tour offers a 360° view of the retired CCPX 911 training tank car, providing first responders with...

Source: https://canadianchemistry.ca/transcaer-launches-a-new-virtual-reality-learning-tool/

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TRANSCAER Launches a New Virtual Reality Tool in July 2021

June 30 2021

A new web-based virtual reality (VR) experience of the CCPX 911 safety training tank car will go live on the TRANSCAER website in July 2021.  This VR experience will provide first responders with familiarization and awareness with railway equipment, emergency response and safety procedures, and the...

Source: https://canadianchemistry.ca/blog/2021/06/29/transcaer-launches-a-new-virtual-reality-tool-in-july-2021/

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Construction on the New TRANSCAER Tank Car Begins in Summer 2021

June 30 2021

Since the retirement of the CCPX 911 tank car in 2018 due to an irreparable crack, TRANSCAER members and partners have been seeking ways to evolve the safety training program and replace the training tank car. Working in partnership with CIAC members and partners, the Railway Association of Canada,...

Source: https://canadianchemistry.ca/blog/2021/06/30/construction-on-the-new-transcaer-tank-car-begins-in-summer-2021-2/

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CIAC Receives Funding from Transport Canada to Support Railway Safety Across Canada

January 07 2020

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) is pleased to announce Transport Canada's Railway Safety Improvement Program (RSIP) will provide $219,750 in financial support over three years to help CIAC improve railway safety and education in communities across Canada.

 The CIAC and its...

Source: https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/ciac-receives-funding-from-transport-canada-to-support-railway-safety-across-canada-864834

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News from TRANSCAER U.S.: “RFA Receives Grants for Ethanol Safety Education”

October 29 2019

The Renewable Fuels Association has received new grants to support its safety education program through on-site seminars and on-line webinars via the association’s work with TRANSCAER, a voluntary national effort that focuses on hazardous material transportation incident preparation for...

Source: http://energy.agwired.com/2019/10/28/rfa-receives-grants-for-ethanol-safety-education/

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Canada’s Rail Safety Award winners for 2019 - Railway Association of Canada

September 16 2019

OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) today announced the winners of its 2019 Safety Awards which recognize RAC members for their outstanding contributions to rail safety.

"Canada's railways are among the safest in North America and these awards reflect their...

Source: https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/canada-s-rail-safety-award-winners-for-2019-railway-association-of-canada-877727834.html

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