Research Results

Short Line Safety Institute Pilot Safety Culture Assessment Project: Development of Assessment Tools

  • 01
  • Mar
  • 2016
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration
REPORT NUMBER: RR 16-03
KEYWORDS: Safety culture, safety culture measurement, training, education, evaluation, short line railroads, crude oil
ABSTRACT: The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), with the support of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Office of Research, Technology and Development (RT&D), implementing a Short Line Safety Institute. The ASLRRA and FRA initiated the Institute with a Pilot Safety Culture Assessment Project (Pilot Project), which is focused on short line and regional railroads that transport crude oil. This report provides more information on developing and pilot testing safety culture assessment tools for the Instituteā€™s use.

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