Transport Canada’s 2020 Emergency Response Guidebook improves initial emergency response
“Safety during an incident involving dangerous goods is our utmost priority. That is why we are continuously working to improve safety for Canadians and first responders who play a critical role in an emergency. This revised guidebook is another step to ensure that first responders are well equipped to protect Canadians during the initial response phase.”
The Honourable Marc Garneau
Minister of Transport
The Emergency Response Guidebook is available as paper copies and in various electronic formats on the CANUTEC’s website (https://tc.canada.ca/en/dangerous-goods/canutec). A mobile application is also available for IOS and Androids.
The Emergency Response Guidebook is used in several countries around the world and has been translated in other languages such as Hungarian, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Russian, Italian, Polish, Korean, Chinese, Turkish, Portuguese, and Thai.
In the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods, first responders are encouraged to always call CANUTEC at 1-888-CAN-UTEC (226-8832), 613-996-6666 or *666 on a cellular phone.
Office of the Honourable Marc Garneau
Minister of Transport, Ottawa
Transport Canada, Ottawa
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