Keywords: kicking Cars, Safety Advisory, rolling equipment, flat switching
Abstract: FRA is publishing this Safety Advisory 2013-03 to make recommendations to railroads regarding the adoption of car-handling procedures during flat switching operations at certain...
Keywords: locomotive; RCL; accident; fatality; RCO
Keywords: HF; Human Factor; Part 218; shoving
Addresses suggested measures that railroads and employees should utilize to prevent work related errors and on-the-job accidents as a result of sleep disorders
Keywords: Fatigue Management; fatigue; sleep disorder; circadian rythm
Safety practices to reduce the risk of serious injury or death both to railroad employees engaged in switching operations and to the general public
Keywords: railroad switching operations ; SOFA ; SOFA Matrix; locomotive engineer; foul track