Origins of this Website

This website was developed from a research project funded by Transport Canada in 2009 – 2013 and includes our research results and research from other studies around the world. It is maintained by the Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide, Ethical Issues and End-of-Life Practices (CRISE) at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).

Last update: August 2018


  • To provide railway stakeholders from Canada and around the world with relevant scientific information to improve prevention of railway fatalities and reduce their impact on employees
  • To promote sharing of information among railway network stakeholders regarding suicide prevention and support for employees
  • To encourage and support the development of evidence based suicide prevention practices
  • To encourage and support the development of evidence based support and trauma prevention practices
  • To encourage and support the evaluation of practices in order to improve practices and insure continuing quality control


  • September 05 2018

    New report: Characteristics of trespassing incidents in the US

    To read the full report: Stephanie G. Chase, Danielle Hiltunen, Scott H. Gabree (2018). Characteristics of trespassing incidents in the United States...

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  • August 21 2018

    Reporting of suicide and trespass incidents by online media in the US

    To read full report: Scott H. Gabree, Ph.D. and Bianka Mejia. (2017). The Reporting of Suicide and Trespass Incidents by Online Media in the United States....

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