The Importance of Effective On-Track Safety Briefings
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration ABSTRACT: Following the implementation of the Roadway Worker Protection (RWP) Rule in 1997, there
have been a total of 42 fatal RWP accidents, in which 44 roadway workers have perished, as of
December 31, 2011. The FAMES Committee was able to obtain data to analyze 39 fatal RWP
accidents, which accounted for 41 of the 44 fatalities. The FAMES Committee analysis is based
on the available data.