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Railroad Workplace Safety Compliance Manual: Chapter 4 – Roadway Maintenance Machine Safety

Document Series
Compliance Manuals
Office of Safety Assurance and Compliance
Roadway Maintenance Machine Safety
Subject Roadway Maintenance Machine Safety

This chapter of the Railroad Workplace Safety Compliance Manual provides guidance for Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and State personnel to ensure railroads and contractors comply with the federal regulations concerning Part 214 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), specifically, Subpart D, On-Track Roadway Maintenance Machines and Hi-Rail Vehicles. Roadway Maintenance Machine Safety (RMMS) will be used throughout this document to refer to all of Subpart D, including those provisions that relate to hi-rail vehicles, as well as Subpart A and any applicable definitions found in 49 CFR 214.7. This manual is not to be construed as a modification, alteration, or revision of the published RMMS Rule

Last updated: Thursday, July 27, 2006