“Fall Protection: Working On Tops Of Trucks & Rolling Stock……Which Rule Do I Follow?…. OSHA? DOT? “

  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) wants more control over trucking, and the latest focus is on fall protection. Tank fleets, in particular, are being targeted in the current OSHA initiative. The agency is seeking comments from industry on whether or not it should develop specific regulations to “cover falls from rolling stock … Continue reading “Fall Protection: Working On Tops Of Trucks & Rolling Stock……Which Rule Do I Follow?…. OSHA? DOT? “

Safety & Physics Exercise – “What Would Cause This To Happen?”

  On Wednesday April 4, 2011, a Burlington Northern train unloaded its cargo in a small railroad yard in West Plains, Missouri. As with all train cars after being unloaded, the local railroad crew was assigned the task of cleaning the interior of each car. Since the train cars were not unloaded until near the … Continue reading Safety & Physics Exercise – “What Would Cause This To Happen?”