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Document ID (ISN)58721
CIS number 92-1683
ISBN(s) 0-662-58608-5
Year 1991
Convention or series no. TP 7932
Title Transport dangerous goods - Annual report 1990-1991
Original title Transport des marchandises dangereuses - Rapport annuel 1990-1991 [in French]
Bibliographic information Transport Canada, Surface Group, Canada Building, 344 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5, Canada, 1991. 16p. Illus.
Abstract The report begins with a brief history of the Canadian (Federal) government's Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate, which is responsible for the enforcement of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act. The organisational structure of the Directorate and its relationship with various federal and provincial bodies is explained. Recently promulgated regulations, standards, and permits are reviewed. General statistical summaries are presented on: dangerous goods accidents by province; death and injuries by cause; accidents by type and by transport mode.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; Canada; transport; government services; transport industry; major hazards; legislation; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) notification of occupational accidents; report of activities; comment on law; role of government; statistics
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Transport industry (in general)
Public and government services
Transport of materials