Archive for May 1, 2018

UP ‘safest’ Class I for employees

(Source: Progressive Railroading 05/01/2018) Union Pacific Railroad is the safest Class I in employee safety for the third consecutive year based on Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) data, the company announced yesterday. UP logged a 0.79 reportable injury rate for 2017. The Class I’s reportable injury rate represents the total number of injuries reported per 200,000 employee…

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Man injured at work wins $5 million in case against BNSF Railway

(Source: Springfield News-Leader, April 30, 2018) SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A Seymour man won more than $5 million last week in a case against BNSF Railway Co. after suffering injuries on two separate occasions in the company’s Springfield rail yard. Full story: Springfield News-Leader Tuesday, May 1, 2018

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