Videos and animations
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Videos and animations
- Following signal indications: The Canadian railway industry relies on visual signals to provide train crews with information. Unfortunately, if signals aren't followed, the CTC system can't automatically control, slow down or stop the train. The system only communicates instructions, it doesn't enforce them.
- On-board video and voice recorders: To accurately piece together the sequence of events leading to an accident, we must understand exactly how the crew communicated and what actions took place in the cab. The only way to capture this information is by installing on-board voice and video recorders.
- Passenger trains colliding with vehicles: Trains and vehicles routinely cross close to 15 000 railway crossings throughout Canada. But driving over a public crossing is not without risk.
- Air safety management systems: A safety management system is an organization-wide framework for the management of risk where the organization would be required to actively search for hazards, assess risks and find ways and means of mitigating those risks.
- Landing accidents and runway overruns (Watchlist 2012): In Canada, an aircraft runs off the runway once a month on average. If we don't do anything to prevent landing accidents and runway overruns, passengers, crew and aircraft will continue to be placed at unnecessary risk.
- Risk of collisions on runways: Airports are busy places. With runway incursions on the rise, more needs to be done to address the risk of collisions.
- Collisions with land and water: Controlled flight into terrain is what happens when an otherwise sound aircraft, under pilot control, is unintentionally flown into the ground, a mountain, water, or an obstacle.
- Marine safety management systems: Implemented properly, safety management systems (SMS) allow vessels and marine transportation companies to identify hazards, manage risks, and develop and follow effective safety processes.
- Loss of life on fishing vessels: Every year, far too many fishermen lose their lives at sea. But if everyone works together—families, governments, businesses, fishing organizations in all regions of Canada—we can change the safety culture to one where the major concern is to engage in safe work practices.
- Watchlist 2012: Chair Wendy Tadros and Board Member Kathy Fox announce the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's Watchlist 2012, which identifies the transportation safety issues that pose the greatest risk to Canadians.
- Blog launch video: From trains and planes to ships and pipelines, we have a lot of stories to tell. With the launch of our blog—the TSB Recorder—we're building a new way to share them: tsb.gc.ca/blog.
- The TSB's TSB promotional video: Canada is recognized internationally for having one of the safest transportation systems in the world. The work conducted by the Transportation Safety Board contributes to building safer waterways, railways, pipelines, and skies, not only in Canada, but around the world.
- M09Z0001: The TSB released a three-year investigation into fishing safety in Canada. This video talks about the 10 key issues identified in the report where immediate action is required.
- M10F0003: On February 17, 2010, the sail training yacht Concordia was knocked down and capsized off the coast of Brazil. This animation recreates the events leading up to the occurrence and includes footage captured moments before the knock down
- M06W0052 : On 21 March 2006, at Gil Island (British Columbia), the passenger and vehicle ferry sustained extensive damage to its hull, lost its propulsion, and drifted for 1 hour and 17 minutes before sinking in 430 m of water.
- R13D0054 : On 6 July 2013, a unit train carrying petroleum crude oil operated by Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA) derailed numerous cars in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, and a fire and explosions ensued.
- R12T0038 : On 26 February 2012, VIA Rail passenger train No. 92 derailed while travelling eastward from Niagara Falls to Toronto, Ontario
- R08T0158 : On 15 July 2008, a passenger train derailed on the busy railway corridor between Toronto, Ontario, and Montréal, Quebec, after striking a loaded tractor-trailer immobilized at a crossing in Mallorytown, Ontario.
- R06V0136: On June 29, 2006, a Canadian National freight train derailed a locomotive and a loaded car of lumber while travelling southward near Lillooet, British Columbia. This animation depicts the train as a coupling disconnects and both the car and locomotive derail.
- R06T0022 : On 31 January 2006, a Canadian Pacific Railway freight train derailed one car near the MacTier Subdivision. The train experienced an undesired emergency brake application and 11 other cars derailed.
- A09A0016 : On March 12, 2009, a Cougar Helicopters' Sikorsky S-92A was en route to the Hibernia oil platform off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador when the helicopter was forced to return to shore. This animation recounts the helicopter's flight path and attempted ditching (emergency landing on water).
- A05H0002 : On 2 August 2005, an Air France aircraft departed Paris, France, on a scheduled flight to Toronto, Ontario, with 297 passengers and 12 crew members on board. The aircraft touched down, but was not able to stop on the 9000-foot runway.
- A13H0002 : ArticNet's remotely operated vehicle located a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter that struck the water and sank in the M'Clure Strait, Northwest Territories, on September 9, 2013. (Video credit: ArcticNet)
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