Technical Reports

Proposed Qualifcation Requirements for Selected Railroad Jobs

  • 01
  • May
  • 1975
AUTHOR: Hale and Jacobs
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: DOT/FRA/ORD-75/44
SUBJECT: Human Factors
KEYWORDS: railroad jobs; human factors
ABSTRACT: This report proposes minimum, safety-related knowledge, performance and training requirements for the jobs of railroad engineer, conductor, brakeman and train dispatcher. Analyses performed were primarily based upon job and task analytic documentation already in existence, and were critically reviewed by government and civilian railroad specialists. Recommendations are also offered for the conduct of job training and for techniques to measure and evaluate job knowledge and performance.
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