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TransCAER recognizes CP for safety program

‚ÄčHazmat_hat.jpgTransCAER (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) is a volunteer North American outreach organization that assists communities in preparing for, and responding to, possible hazardous material transportation incidents. 

TransCAER comprises representatives from the chemical manufacturing, transportation, distributor, and emergency response industries, as well as various levels of government.

The TranseCAER Purpose:

  • Promote safe transportation and handling of hazardous materials
  • Educate and assist communities near major transportation routes about hazardous materials
  • Aid communities with emergency response planning for hazardous material transportation incidents

CP participates in the TRANSCAER program to assist communities in preparing for and responding to emergencies involving hazardous materials. Stewarded by the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada and the American Chemistry Council, TRANSCAER works closely with CP to ensure local response personnel are trained on the proper use of equipment and how to work with CP's emergency response teams.

Since 2011, CP has been awarded annually with the TransCAER National Achievement Award. Additionally, the continuous individual efforts of CP emergency response and hazmat team to advocate, demonstrate and implement the principles of TransCAER have been recognized through TransCAER Individual Recognition Award.