Atlanta-based e-VERIFILE.COM Inc, is has launched e-RAILSAFE Canada--- the latest in the company's line of e-RAILSAFE branded services. The new service is based on the successful e-RAILSAFE Class 1 service, which was instituted in 2005 by the seven major railroads operating in the United States.
(ERS-Canada) was designed exclusively for the Canadian railroad industry and
enables managers to easily facilitate compliance awareness, and workplace credentialing
for their Canadian-based employees and contractors. A feature that
distinguishes the system from its U.S. counterpart is the ability to conduct
Canadian criminal background checks as well as those from the United States.
Now railroad personnel who are either U.S. or Canadian citizens can be easily
screened via the system.
e-RAILSAFE program has been so successful in the U.S. that it made perfect
sense to expand this internationally," says Devon Wijesinghe, e-VERIFILE’s
Chief Strategy Officer. "With the largest Canadian railroads already being part
of the e-RAILSAFE system in the United States, they asked us to come to their ‘hometown’,"
To use ERS-Canada, railroad
operators and related enterprises simply subscribe to the service and log in to
create their own Workplace Compliance Programs. Once an account has been
established, these organizations then require their personnel and/or
contractors to become subscribers and then login to comply with the programs.
Successful compliance with the programs determines eligibility to access select
railroad facilities and jobsites in Canada or to receive associated