C3RS provides legal protection from carrier discipline and/or decertification and FRA enforcement under certain conditions.

  • Employee reported the unsafe condition within the required timeframe and NASA accepted the report.
  • Employee action/lack of action was not intended to damage carrier operations/equipment/personnel.

Who can report a close call?

Carrier and union employees covered by an active IMOU with FRA who observe a safety problem, or experience a close call event, and report that problem or event.

Eligible IMOUs include:

Protecting Confidential Information

The third party, NASA, protects report information from unauthorized release.

More questions?

Go to FAQs/Protection

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