Transport Canada is committed to keeping Canada's air, marine, rail and road transportation systems among the safest in the world and worthy of public confidence. Broad areas of Transport Canada's safety activities include the following:

For example, Transport Canada conducts research on how accidents happen and:

  • helps organizations develop and use safety management systems to identify and minimize the possibility of accidents; and
  • devotes resources to help prevent accidents in areas where they are most likely to occur.