Railway Expert Witness, G. Robert Newman, MSME, PE, Charleston, South Carolina, USA - Welcome Railroad Track Consultant
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Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Serving The US East Coast

G. Robert Newman, MSME, PE

Railway Safety Achievement
Considering the 2009 statistics, railroads of the USA have met and exceeded their requirements under FELA:

Railway Incidence of Recordable Cases (recordable cases per 100 employees per year or approximately 200,000 work hours) 4 Large Class I:

Railway A: - 1.11
Railway B: - 1.18
Railway C: - 1.48
Railway D: - 2.03

Compare the 4 large Class I Railroads to other industries:

Construction: - 4.2
All private industry: - 3.9
Total all industry: - 4.2

Conclusion: In general railroads have met and exceeded the six requirements listed for FELA compliance.

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