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The Efficacy of Behavior-based Safety in the U.S. Railroad Industry: Evidence from Amtrak-Chicago

  • 01
  • Jan
  • 2005
AUTHOR: Ranney, J., Nelson, C., Coplen, M., J.
OFFICE: RPD
KEYWORDS: The Efficacy of Behavior-based Safety in the U.S. Railroad Industry: Evidence from Amtrak-Chicago
ABSTRACT: This paper provides an implementation and impact evaluation of Clear Signal for Action (CSA), a railroad industry safety program that combines behavior-based safety with process improvement methods. The CSA project took place in two departments at Chicago's Amtrak terminal in 2001 to 2002. A corporate downsizing that coincided with much of the study period, as well as methodological issues, made results somewhat uncertain.
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