Safety Tip: Never Make Assumptions
Remember, all crew members are equally responsible to see that a thorough job briefing is performed: at the beginning of the work and as the work changes. If other worker(s) join the crew, more job briefings are required!
Trackmobile LLC and Rail Safe Announce a Partnership for Safety
Committed to Eliminating Avoidable Switching Yard Accidents LaGrange, GA: A new partnership highlights the New Year at Trackmobile. As a global manufacturer and industry leader responsible for “The Design, Manufacture, and Service of Machines for Moving Railcars and Locomotives”, this partnership demonstrates Trackmobile’s unparalleled commitment to safe rail operations through industry partnerships and elevates Trackmobile
Safety Tip- Highway Grade Crossing Safety
A highway-rail grade crossing is a location where a public or private road, street, sidewalk or pathway, intersects railroad tracks at the same level. There are approximately 212,000 grade crossings in the U.S. State highway trafﬁc safety laws generally require motorists to slow, yield or stop between 15 to 50 feet from highway-rail crossings and
Safety Tip: Know the Facts
FACT: Incidents that occur within private industries, and do not involve hazardous material or do not involve injury, are not required to be reported to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). FACT: Documentation from two Class 1 railroads testify to the fact that approximately 20% of their reported incidents occur while they are operating within private
New and Improved Classroom Training! Thanks to Turning Technologies!
We are passionate about continuing to improve the learning experience for our clients and are proud to announce the addition of interactive learning technology during our classroom training! Turning Point Technology is an interactive audience response technology that we use during all of our on-site power point presentations. We are now able to poll the learners during our classroom
Derailment in Falmouth, KY. Hazmat crews came to town as rumors spread of sulfuric acid leaks.
On August 10, 2016 the residents of Falmouth, KY had a frightening day when hazmat crews came to town and rumors spread of sulfuric acid leaks. Some of the cars came within 25 feet of residential homes. It turned out the four train cars containing sulfuric acid derailed, but didn’t spill the chemical. Instead, the train derailment only