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Understanding Railroad Accident/Incident Reporting Requirements of 49 CFR Part 225 (TNS751B)

Presented by: Tom Barron
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Pre Recorded Webinar
90 minutes
Event Description

Understand the Violations under Railroad Accident/Incident Reporting and Know How to Achieve Compliance.

Each year, US has over 3,000 railroad train accidents that result in more than 1000 injuries and fatal cases, either railroad workers or general public. This happens due to collisions, derailment or other such event. Under Department of Transportation regulations, railroad accident/incident reporting is governed by 49 CFR Part 225. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is charged with collecting and providing reported accident/incident data from its regulated carriers to the national workplace safety database maintained by OSHA.
This webinar by expert speaker Tom Barron will provide an overview of Part 225 requirements with special emphasis on reporting requirements where causes related to human factors are cited for either an accident or an incident, which includes drug/alcohol.

The creation of a company specific Internal Control Plan and recordkeeping and submittal will also be discussed in the session. Reporting accidents/incidents and listing work-related injuries of employees which exceed the threshold is very important requirement of regulatory compliance for nation's railroads. It is the responsibility of railroad personnel who are related to investigating, reviewing, creating and approving the various accidents/incidents reports to provide information correctly and accurately. Civil monetary penalties up to $105,000 can be fined to cases where there is lack of fulfilling reporting requirements, per violation. The session will also provide a review of various key reporting requirements that are elemental in keeping your carrier compliant to various accident/incident reporting regulations.

Session Highlights:

The webinar will help you improve your knowledge on applying Part 225 accident/incident reporting to your organization, including:

  • An applied understanding of Part 225 key terms as related to main points of this webinar such as accident/incident; accountable injury/illness; accountable rail equipment accident/incident; injury/illness, significant injury/illness, etc.
  • Knowing the current threshold requirement for initiation of an accident/incident report and completion of required report forms; telephonic reporting of certain accidents/incidents; primary accident/incident groups
  • Knowledge of applying regulatory requirements for accident/incident alleging employee human factor as a cause and completion of form FRA F 6180.78
  • The types of accidents/incidents not requiring reporting
  • Internal Control Plans implementation
  • Record maintenance and record submissions

Who Should Attend

Safety and operations managers; compliance or regulatory affairs officers; personnel with responsibility for accident/incident form completion; human resource specialists and managers, and record coordinators/managers.

About Our Speaker(s)

Tom Barron | Safety & Health Regulatory SpeakerTom Barron
Tom Barron, Ph.D., CIHM, CECD, CECM is president of 21st Management Corporation located in Paducah, KY.  Dr. Barron has over 39 years of diverse industry experience working with nuclear power licensees, construction contractors, healthcare facilities, and general industry companies and business owners helping ensure c... More info

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