Ask the Assessors: Safety and Safety Culture
For anyone who’s ever wanted to ask questions about the Safety Culture Assessment process, this is a perfect opportunity! Join the Short Line Safety Institute’s assessors for a live webinar discussion about the assessment process and have all your questions answered. The SLSI assessors have traveled across the country visiting and assessing short line railroads and they will discuss the most frequently asked questions they receive.
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Navigating the SLSI's Website
The Short Line Safety Institute's website is a center for safety materials and education for short line and regional railroads. From learning more about the Safety Culture Assessment process and the foundation of the SLSI's Pillars of a Safety Culture, to education and training materials and webinars, our website has it all. If you're interested in learning what the SLSI website has to offer, or how to sign up for a Safety Culture Assessment, in this webinar we navigate through our website tab to tab, showing you how to access specific materials, including our newest program, Safety Tip Tuesday.
SLSI's End of Year & New Year Insight
Happy New year! Join the Short Line Safety Institute for this webinar as we reflect on 2016, including our accomplishments, how we improved our safety culture assessment process from the vital pilot phase and laid the groundwork for the institute's future success. We will review our overall aggregate trends, which we have identified from completed Safety Culture Assessments, our assessment totals, our regional conferences. We will share our plans for 2017 and introduce the newest program for the SLSI, Safety Tip Tuesday. Learn how to navigate through our updated website and find us on social media. Let's make it a safe 2017!
Drug & Alcohol Rules and Regulations
Join Jerry Powers, Staff Director, Drug & Alcohol Program, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Railroad Safety, for an informative webinar about Drug and Alcohol rules and regulations. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions of the FRA expert about railroad drug and alcohol requirements, both old and new!
Hazmat Series Part 7: Hazardous Material Tables and Language
Join the Short Line Safety Institute for an in-depth webinar about hazardous material tables and how to read them. This webinar will introduce attendees to the many aspects of hazardous materials tables and provide an understanding of where to look and how to read these detailed documents, from basic descriptions to special provisions, symbols, and packing groups.
Hazmat Series Part 6: Non-Accidental Release (NARs)
Do you know what a “NAR” is and how to prevent it? A Non-Accidental Release or “NARs” is a major topic in the hazardous materials world, and we have an expert from the DOT/FRA Radioactive Materials/Hazardous Materials area to discuss this important topic with attendees. Mr. Lawrence Massaro, an experienced railroad safety specialist, will walk us through what a NARs is, what the common factors are, and delve into pre-trip and shipper compliance issues facing the rail industry today. Mr. Massaro will also detail the procedures and science behind proper manway securement and main areas of inspection that could help reduce NAR incidents.
Building a Safety Culture: Safety Action Plan (SAP)
Does your railroad have a Safety Action Plan? What is it, you ask? Don’t worry, we will answer all of your safety action plan questions as part of this webinar. Mike Long, Senior Safety and Operations Manager will host this webinar and walk us through the vital components of an SAP, what it is, why its important, and how to maintain it. Copies of templates you can use to create your own SAP based on SLSI’s presentation will be provided by request. Click here to access a PDF of the presentation and click below to view the webinar recording.