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Railroad Safety & Compliance (2)

Learn more about employee drug and alcohol screening, safety insights, and how to remain in compliance for professionals in the Railroad industry.

Jun 11

FRA Covers Maintenance of Way Employees For Drug and Alcohol Testing

Since 1985 the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) hasn't had a major update to its drug and alcohol regulations. Recently, there have been changes that will go into effect as of June 12, 2017. The FRA has estimated that the changes will affect over 400 Maintenance of Way contractors and 695 small railroad companies. Railroad employers should know if their business is affected by these updates and, if they are, put in place the correct requirements. 

Jun 07

Eight Changes To FRA Post-Accident Testing In 2017

No one likes change but, you gotta do it when it involves your railroad safety procedures. In 2017, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is changing the post-accident drug and alcohol testing requirements. It's the railroad employers responsibility to put these in place. We summarized the changes to help you prepare.