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Keywords: Emergency warning, train horn, trespassers, music masking sounds, reaction time, acoustic warning device
Abstract: Acoustical warning devices are designed to warn trespassers of an approaching train. This study evaluated the urgency and detectibility of potential warning sounds.
Acoustical warning devices are designed to warn trespassers of an approaching train. This study evaluated the urgency and detectibility of potential warning sounds.
Reports to Congress
Keywords: Operation Deep Dive, Metro-North, Commuter Railroad, Safety, Assessment, Action Plan
Abstract: Operation Deep Dive Metro-North Commuter Railroad Safety Assessment
Policy and Guidance
FRA OSHA 1978 Policy Statement - 49 CFR Part 221 - Railroad Occupational Safety and Health Standards; Termination
Keywords: Section 610 Reviews
The Impact of Participatory Safety Rules Revision on Incident Rates, Liability Claims, and Safety Culture in the U.S. Railroad Industry
Keywords: Railroad safety culture, safety rules revision, safety rules consolidation, compliance, Federal Employer’s Liability Act, FELA, incident rates, liability claims, lessons learned
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration Human Factors Research and Development Program sponsored a lessons learned study to examine the impact of safety rules revision on safety...