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Industry Achievement
Steve Harvey (2008)

Steve Harvey, a native of Montreal and an 18-year employee of GO Transit working as a System Safety Officer in Toronto, has been awarded a Canadian Railway Hall of Fame Industry Achievement Award for his work in promoting rail safety to the public.

Steve Harvey (2nd from left)

Steve Harvey coordinates and conducts emergency responder training, emergency preparedness exercises, and trespass prevention programs in addition to other system safety related functions. He has been involved with Operation Lifesaver since 1992 and is a certified Presenter-Trainer for the program.

Prior to joining the new System Safety Department of GO Transit five years ago, he was a member of their Prosecution and Transit Enforcement departments. Steve coordinates community safety outreach programs and also sits on the Operation Lifesaver Program Review Committee and previously, the Direction 2006 Education Key Results Area.

Steve Harvey (on right) In 2003, Steve accepted the Award of Excellence (National Transportation Week Ontario) from the Minister of Transportation for the design and implementation of GO Transit's Near Collision Reporting Program. In a recent American Public Transportation Association (APTA) audit, the Near Collision Program with the embedded on-board recording process was recognized as an effective industry leading practice.


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