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Title: The investigation of pipeline accidents, Canada`s approach

Abstract

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB/C) is the short name, or applied title, for the federal agency mandated to carry out independent safety investigations of accidents and incidents of the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation. Their official name is the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board reflecting the legislation under which Canada operates. The CTAISB Act was passed by Parliament in June 1989 and promulgated in March 1990. The TSB is not a regulator; its only noteworthy regulatory power is its power to make regulations for the reporting of transportation occurrences to the Board. The TSB`s independence from the transportation regulators helps to ensure that regulatory factors that may have contributed to an occurrence are treated objectively. Its independence from the courts helps to ensure that safety investigations are separate from the litigation processes that determine blame and liability. This, in turn, is to foster an atmosphere of openness and cooperation for the conduct of safety investigations.

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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
427767
Report Number(s):
CONF-9606127-
ISBN 0-7918-1767-9; TRN: IM9708%%94
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: International pipeline conference: pipelining in a changing competitive environment, Calgary (Canada), 9-14 Jun 1996; Other Information: PBD: 1996; Related Information: Is Part Of Proceedings of the first international pipeline conference (IPC `96). Volume 1; Yoon, M. [ed.] [Valmet Automation, Calgary, Alberta (Canada)]; Mensik, M. [ed.] [NOVA Gas Transmission, Calgary, Alberta (Canada)]; Mohitpour, M. [ed.] [NOVA Gas International, Ltd., Calgary, Alberta (Canada)]; PB: 605 p.
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING NOT INCLUDED IN OTHER CATEGORIES; PIPELINES; ACCIDENTS; INVESTIGATIONS; CANADA; SAFETY; CLASSIFICATION; REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; RECOMMENDATIONS

Citation Formats

Tucker, W.T. The investigation of pipeline accidents, Canada`s approach. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Tucker, W.T. The investigation of pipeline accidents, Canada`s approach. United States.
Tucker, W.T. Tue . "The investigation of pipeline accidents, Canada`s approach". United States.
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