Policy and Guidance
FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION GUIDANCE FOR DEVELOPING AN ATMOSPHERE-SUPPLYING EMERGENCY ESCAPE BREATHING APPARATUS PROGRAM
Abstract: This document provides guidance to railroads developing and implementing an atmosphere-supplying emergency escape breathing apparatus (EEBA) program to protect railroad employees...
Keywords: Prevalence and Treatment of Sleep Apnea in Safety-Critical Railroad Employees; Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy; Sleep Apnea
Abstract: On December 1, 2013 four passengers on a Metro North passenger train in New York City died and 70 were injured as the result of an over speed derailment . Subsequently, it was...
Keywords: CTIL; Cab Technology Integration; simulator; human factors team updates
Abstract: Human Factors Division of the FRA Developing New Locomotive Crewstation Concept
Keywords: Characterization of Locomotive Engineer Schedules; work
Criteria and procedures for validating biomathematical models of human performance and fatigue: Procedures for analysis of work schedules
Keywords: human factors; fatigue; work schedules; performance; biomathematical