(Source: Safety and Health Magazine, March 10, 2020)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Effective April 20, the Federal Railroad Administration is requiring the nation’s largest freight railroads – known as Class I – and smaller freight railroads with “inadequate safety performance” to develop and implement a formal risk reduction program. However, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, says the final rule does not fulfill a congressional mandate to address rail worker fatigue.
Full story: Safety and Health Magazine
Wednesday, March 11, 2020