Thursday, October 26, 2017
"they need to make sure they can get their whole truck across the tracks before"
The location of railroads in or near our plants are commonplace. The Aluminium Plant Safety Blog has posted incidents involving the hazard associated with railroad crossings. Here is a recent incident emphasizing the need for caution whenever using a railroad crossingg:
Many of our facilities are either served by railroads or there are railroads nearby. Many of the railroad crossins
On Thursday, the Richland Parish Sheriff along with the Delhi Police Department responded to a train accident in Delhi.
No injuries were reported, but the sheriff said drivers should be more alert.
It is unknown if the truck driver was in the vehicle when the train hit it. Regardless, the Aluminium Plant Safety Blog is glad that no one is injured in this incident. The importance of training your personnel on railway crossing safety cannot be underestimated.
Finding the appropriate safety information for any hazard is necessary to training your personnel. The Aluminium Plant Safety Blog finds the information from Operational Lifesaver. Operation Lifesaver is a nonprofit public safety education and awareness organization dedicated to reducing collisions, fatalities and injuries at highway-rail crossings and trespassing on or near railroad tracks. This group can be found here.