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295 Meetings
The next meeting of Division 295 will be held on March 9th at 19:00.

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Legislation
  Railway Legislation

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The National Legislative Board has undertaken the initiative to document all occurrences where its members have invoked the right to refuse, railways have declared an emergency & experience air brake problems.
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Railway declared emergency report
Report air brake problems

Your Rights
Right to Refuse  
Deadheading by taxi during hazardous weather 
Canada Labour Code
Canadian Human Rights Commission
Psychological harassment - maintaining a healthy and respectful working environment
Sexual harassment
Workers Rights.ca
BILL C-45
National Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job
Workplace Safety & Insurance Board

Railway Fatigue
Fatigue and railway life
US rail safety bill moves forward
US Congress hustling to pass rail reform after crash
Who regulates US rail workers' shifts?
Fatigue: A continuing problem in the railroad industry
Rail Worker Fatigue: Tired, and working the trains
BLET reference manual of railroad worker fatigue
BLET fatigue fact sheet
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Health & Safety information
Questions and Answers on Bottled Water
Diesel Exhaust - Long Term Railroad Exposures Linked to Diseases and Cancers
Safety Videos
CPR Critical Incident Response Program (CIRP)
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Brining Health to Work
OSH Answers
What You Need to Know About Federal Drug and Alcohol Testing
What occupational health and safety agency covers my workplace?
Biomechanics of Walking on Railroad Ballast.
Cold Weather Workers Safety Guide
Protect yourself from heat exposure
Heat Stress Awareness Guide
Extreme Hot or Cold Temperature Conditions
Safety Flash - Slippery handrails, grab irons, and stirrups on newly painted PTEX cars.
December 2005 Switching Fatality and Severe Injury Update
Black ice safety info-gram
Bear facts
Ditch lights - Clarification
GO Transit Job Aids

Health & Safety Committees
Escalation Process
Safety Framework - 2006
Safety and Health Committees and Representatives Regulations
Canada Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
On Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations

Health & Safety Committee meeting minutes
 Minutes from the Lambton meeting held on January 12th 2009.
 Minutes from the Lambton meeting held on December 8th 2008.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on December 2nd 2008.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on November 4th 2008.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on July 9th 2008.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on March 4th 2008.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on February 5th 2008.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on December 6th 2007.
 Minutes from the Lambton meeting held on October 4th 2007.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on October 2nd 2007.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on September 4th 2007.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on July 3rd 2007.
 Minutes from the Mactier meeting held on May 14th 2007.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on April 3rd 2007
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on March 7th 2007.
 Minutes from the Mactier meeting held on February 12th 2007.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on January 9th 2007.
 Minutes from the Toronto meeting held on December 5th 2006.
 Meeting Recap - November 1, 2005

Policy Committee Meeting Minutes Recaps
 October 19, 20, 2005
 

 

 

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TC-O 0-50: Work/Rest Rules for Rail Operating Employees
Effective June 29, 2005

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Interpretation Document
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TC O-093: Canadian Railway Operating Rules (CROR)
Effective May 28, 2008
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CPR General Operating Instructions 2009
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TC E-14: Standard For LED Signal Modules At Highway/Railway Grade Crossings
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TC-O 0-33: Work/Rest Rules for Rail Operating Employees
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TC O-29: Railway Locomotive Inspection and Safety Rules
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TC O-26: Railway Passenger Car Inspection and Safety Rules
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TC O-07.01: Railway Freight and Passenger Train Brake Rules
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 TC O-09: Railway Employee Radio Communication Rule
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 TC O-16: Railway Passenger Handling Safety Rules
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 TC E-10: Standards Respecting Pipeline Crossings under Railways
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 TC E-04.2: Rules Respecting Track Safety
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 TC E-07.01: Railway Signal and Traffic Control Systems Standards
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 TC E-06: Rules for the Control and Prevention of Fires on Railway Rights-Of-Way
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 TC 0-6.1: Railway Freight Car Inspection and Safety Rules
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 TC O-010: Rules for the Installation, Inspection and Testing of Air Reservoirs (Other than on Locomotives)
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 TC O-17A: Railway Rules Governing Safety Critical Positions
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 TC O-17B: Railway Medical Rules for Positions Critical to Safe Railway Operations
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 TC E-05: Standard Respecting Railway Clearance
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Orders

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R-40691: Cabooseless Ore Trains Operations
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R-40809: Cabooses, Marshalling of Occupied
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 R-39613: Ditch Lights Installation (amending R-38515)
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 R-39243: Ditch Lights Installation - CN & VIA (amended by R-39398)
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 R-39398: Ditch Lights Installation - CN & VIA (amending R-39243)
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 R-39245: Ditch Lights Installation - CN (amending R-38525)
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 R-40614: Event Recorders Installation - CN
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 R-40340: Event Recorders Installation - CP
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 R-39921: Event Recorders Installation - VIA
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 R-31780: Gateway Inspection
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 R-37621: Rail Grinding Equipment Operations
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 R-40950: Reset Safety Control System - CN
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 R-40951: Reset Safety Control System - CP
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 R-40537: Reset Safety Control System - VIA
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 R-39612: Switch Locks Installation - CN
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 R-39910: Switch Locks Installation - CP
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 R-39611: Switch Locks Installation - CP
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 1988-R-915: Train Speed on CN's Weston and York Subdivisions (for DC's)
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 1988-R-916: Train Speed on CP's MacTier, Galt, NorthYork and Belleville Subdivisions (for DC's)
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 R-36883: Train Speed on Smiths Falls and Brockville Subdivisions (amended by R-36977)
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 R-36977: Train Speed on Smiths Falls and Brockville Subdivisions (amending R-36883)
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 R-36550: Train Speed Restriction - Show Cause
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 R-38525: Train Speed - CN Rail (amended by R-39612)
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 R-38524: Train Speed - CP Rail (amended by R-39611)
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Circulars

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 Canadian Railway Medical Rules Handbook
Updated: November 2004
Description: This handbook was designed to provide Canadian railway companies and medical service providers with the information necessary to implement the Railway Medical Rules for Positions Critical to Safe Railway Operations (Railway Medical Rules and Railway Rules Governing Safety Critical Positions).
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 No. 13: Recommended Practices for Manual Protection of Highway/Railway Grade Crossings
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 Estoppel Form
Description: Form to be used when requesting permission from Transport Canada to move a dangerous goods carrying rail car that involved in an incident to another location.
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 MC-3: Steam Locomotive Inspection, Maintenance, and Operating Standards
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 No. 2: Settlement of Car Hire Between Canadian Railways
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 No. 3: General Instructions for Handling Perishable Traffic
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 No. 4: Suggested Overhead Charges on Direct Labour
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 No. 5: Procedures Governing the Application for Authority to Use Privately Owned Specialty Covered Hopper Cars on Canadian Lines
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 No. 6: Passenger Train Handling - Safety & Emergency Procedures
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 No. 9: Canadian Radio Frequency Assignment
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 No. 10: Canadian Railway Radio Licence Issuance Procedures
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 No. 11: Safe Securement of Railway Equipment
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 No. 14: Recommended Procedures and Practices for Application of Work/Rest Rules
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 DG-1: Instructions for the Safe Handling of Railway Cars Loaded with Dangerous Goods Delayed in Transit on Railway Property
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 DG-2: Instructions for the Transfer Of Dangerous Goods in Bulk on Railway Property
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 DG-3: Recommended Practices for the Handling of Rail Incidents Involving Dangerous Goods
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Canada Labour Code
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Canada Transportation Act
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Guide to Railway Charges for Crossing Maintenance and Construction
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Canadian Environmental Protection Act
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Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act
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Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act
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National Energy Board Act
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Navigable Waters Protection Act
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Railway Safety Act
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Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada Act
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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act
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Canadian Labour Code
Canada Industrial Relations Board Regulations, 2001
Canada Industrial Relations Regulations
Canada Labour Standards Regulations
Canada Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
On Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
Railway Running-Trades Employees Hours of Work Regulations
Safety and Health Committees and Representatives Regulations
 
Canada Transportation Act
Algoma Central Railway Traffic Rules and Regulations
Ammonium Nitrate Storage Facilities Regulations -General Order O-36
Anhydrous Ammonia Bulk Storage Regulations -General Order O-33
Asset and Revenue Determination Regulations
By-Laws No. 6 and 8 VIA Rail Canada
Canadian National Railway Passenger Train Travel Rules and Regulations
Canadian Pacific Railway Traffic Rules and Regulations
Carriers and Transportation and Grain Handling Undertakings Information Regulations
Chlorine Tank Car Un loading Regulations -General Order O-35
Details of Maps, Plans, Profiles, Drawings, Specifications and Books of Reference Regulations
Flammable Liquids Bulk Storage Regulations -General Order O-32
Handling of Carloads of Explosives on Railway Trackage Regulations
Heating and Power Boilers Regulations - General Order O-11
Height of Wires of Telegraph and Telephone Lines Regulations - General Order E-18
Highway Crossings Protective Devices Regulations -General Order E-6
Joint Use of Poles Regulations - General Order E-12
Liquified Petroleum Gases Bulk Storage Regulations - General Order O-31
Locomotive Lights and Lamps Regulations - General Order No. O-14
National Transportation Agency General Rules
Order Varying Certain National Transportation Agency Orders Respecting Railway Company
Personnel Training for the Assistance of People with Disabilities
Railway Costing Regulations
Railway Employee Qualification Standards Regulations
Railway Grade Separation Regulations General Order E-5
Railway-Highway Crossing at Grade Regulations - General Order E-4
Railway Hygiene Regulations
Railway Interswitching Regulations
Railway Prevention of Electric Sparks Regulations
Railway Safety Appliance Standards Regulations - General Order O-10
Railway Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage Regulations
Railway Traffic and Passenger Tariffs Regulations
Railway Traffic Liability Regulations
Read Service Equipment Cars Regulations
Specifications 112 and 114 Tank Cars Regulations
Wire Crossings and Proximities Regulatins - General Order E-11
 
Canadian Environmental Protection Act
Chlorobiphenyls Regulations
Export and Import of Hazardous Wastes Regulations
Export Control List Notification Regulations
Federal Mobile PCB Treatment and Destruction Regulations
List of Toxic Substances Authorities
PCB Waste Export Regulations
Storage of PCB Material Regulations
 
Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act
Transportation Safety Board Regulations
 
Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act
Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act
 
National Energy Board Act
 
National Energy Board Pipeline Crossing Regulations, Part I
National Energy Board Pipeline Crossing Regulations, Part II
 
Navigable Waters Protection Act
Navigable Waters Bridges Regulations
Navigable Waters Works Regulations
 
Railway Safety Act
Mining Near Lines of Railways Regulations
Notice of Railway Works Regulations
Safety Management System
 
Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act
Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations
Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act

 

 
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