Research Results

Evaluating Amtrak’s S2S: Are Recorded Injury Rates Showing Actual Injury Rates?

  • 31
  • Aug
  • 2017
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration
SUBJECT: Safety Performance Measures
KEYWORDS: Safety culture, injuries, underreporting, suppression, Amtrak, Safe-2-Safer
ABSTRACT: Since 2009, Amtrak has been engaged in unprecedented efforts to advance its safety processes and improve the safety culture of the entire corporation, including establishing a peer-to-peer feedback process, known as the Safe-2-Safer (S2S) program. FRA is conducting an evaluation of these efforts in order to provide lessons learned for other railroads pursuing large-scale safety culture change.
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