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FRA Position on the Reportability of COVID-19 Employee Illnesses Under 49 CFR Part 225

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Policy and Guidance
Federal Railroad Administration

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has been asked by railroads whether, in the event one
of their employees falls ill with a confirmed case of COVID-19, they are required to report such an
instance on forms required by 49 CFR Part 225 (Railroad Accidents/Incidents: Reports
Classification, and Investigations).

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Published Date: Monday, April 13, 2020
Issued Date: Monday, April 13, 2020