ERAC can develop rail security plans and associated training for Plan Participant members.
A railway loader must implement a security plan under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Rail Security Regulations SOR/2019-113.
More information is available on Transport Canada's Enhancing the Security of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Rail website.
A railway loader is defined as:
any person that operates a handling site, or
any manufacturer or producer of dangerous goods that has possession of dangerous goods at a handling site for the purposes of loading them prior to, or unloading them after, transportation by rail.
The content of a written plan includes items such as:
identifying responsible persons,
security risk assessment, and
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