Join Ralph Weber, Safety Culture Assessor for the Short Line Safety Institute, as he presents about the importance of OSHA guidelines and where to look for common errors. Ralph guides us through an overview of OSHA regulations relevant to the rail industry.
Recording coming soon!
Emergency Notification Systems (ENS) Review
Join us for a discussion and review of what ENS is and how it works, with our expert, James Dahlem, Office of Railroad Safety, FRA. Our presenter will take us through how ENS works and how it may be able to benefit your railroad.
Year End Review with SLSI Executive Director, Tom Murta
This webinar reviews 2017, details where we are heading in 2018! From our current progress, to new training and improvements, to our latest benchmarks, our Executive Director, Tom Murta will cover it all.
A Class I Safety Overview
: Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
Join the SLSI and Mrs. Becky Hamilton, Director of Safety, CSX Transportation, for a presentation about the safety programs at CSX. The webinar reviews the importance of safety for her company and interchanging partners.
Chlorine: Chemical/Physical Properties & Emergency Response
This webinar will help you learn all about chlorine's basics, its chemical and physical properties, as well as what to do when there is an emergency situation. Transporting chlorine can be done safely and our speaker from the Chlorine institute will delve into the details you need to know when handling this commodity.
High, Wide and Heavy: Moving Your Big Freight Safely
This webinar covers High and Wide Shipments and their innovative aspects, including inspections and safety measures to consider. Mr. Clay Gambill, an experienced railroad and operations presenter, walks through big safety topics for big freight. Mr. Gambill explores limitations, structures, research and the general movement of a High and Wide Shipment. He also reviews regular train operations, speed, location in train, visibility, and other special handling requirements due to extreme dimensions, securement, measurement and inspection. Many short lines play a role in these shipments, which require a lot of effort. Education and communication before, during and after these moves are key to ensuring a safe delivery.
Hazmat Series: Tank Car Storage
The webinar reviews regulations and common mistakes made with tank car storage. Mr. Ken Holgard, FRA Region 8 Hazmat Specialist, dives into scenarios in which participants decide whether each adheres to tank car regulations. Mr. Holgard provides insight into properly storing tank cars and types of agreements and tracks that are used for these storage areas.
This webinar explores of the commodity Ethanol with the experts from the Renewable Fuels Association. This webinar covers an overview of the commodity, the industry trends, and safety resources for emergency response. We will also get a quick review of NARs (non-accidental releases).
How to Build a Successful Safety Committee
Do you have a safety committee? What are the key components? JR Sampson, Lead Safety Culture Assessor for the SLSI, reviews what a successful safety committee may look like, how it is structured, what components are key to a meeting and how to communicate its work with the company. Creating a safety committee is a crucial first step to getting your railroad on the track to safety.
Hazardous Materials & NARs Guidelines for Railcar Inspection
In this webinar, we will take a deeper look at NARs and our main goal on how to manage the safe transportation of hazardous material by rail. We will help viewers infer whether or not hazardous materials rules apply to them and provide information on how to properly adhere to the regulation. Our presenters, Mr. Jeffery Moore and Mr Lawerence Massaro, are FRA Railroad Safety Specialists in Hazardous Materials.
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