1.2 Personal Injuries and Accidents
Rules that cover what to do when someone is hurt or there is an accident on the railroad.
When a personal injury, damage to property, or loss of life involves equipment the following must be done immediately by the employee in charge: Secure the names, addresses and occupation of everyone involved whether they say they know anything or not, Obtain any license numbers of nearby automobiles (other employees may help with this) and […]
When an accident happens and someone is injured or killed , the accident site and any equipment, tools, and machinery requires a prompt inspection. The inspection should be done by a competent inspector which may include a foreman or another person in charge. An inspection report should sent to the appropriate manager as soon as […]
When a personal injury or death involves engines, cars, or equipment, that equipment must be inspected before it leaves the location where the accident occurred. The engines, cars, or equipment must then be inspected by the mechanical department at the first terminal the equipment arrives at after the accident. The inspector must them provide the manager […]
If a personal injury occurs at any time on railroad property or railroad provided facility has to be reported to the appropriate manager immediately. In addition to reporting the injury, the proper form must be completed If an injury occurs on your own time that will impact your ability to o your job at the […]
You are only allowed to provide a statement as indicated below. Statements to any other individuals must be authorized by the designated manager. Information about individuals other than railroad employees involved in accidents or personal injuries can be given to authorized railroad representatives or law enforcement officers. The same as above applies to the injury […]
If you know something about an accident, incident, injury, or rules violation, you must truthfully provide that information to the proper authority.