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Certain Fatalities Investigated by the Federal Railroad Administration: First Quarter 1987

  • 01
  • May
  • 1989
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration
OFFICE: RRS
SUBJECT: Employee Fatalities
KEYWORDS: Accident Reports, Incident Reports, Casualties
ABSTRACT: This report represents the Federal Railroad Administration's findings in its investigation of ten railroad employee fatalities suffered during the first quarter of 1987. Not included are the employee fatalities that occurred as a result of train derailments, collisions, or rail-highway crossing accidents; these are reported in the 1987 Summary of Accidents Investigated by the Federal Railroad Administration. The purpose of this report is to direct public attention to hazards that exist in the day-to-day operation of railroads, to guide the overall Federal program to promote the safety of railroad employees, and to supply rail management, rail labor, and all other interested parties with information and analysis for use in training and other action to prevent similar accidents.

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