Transload Safety: Coupling/Uncoupling Rail Equipment Mobile App
The Transload Safety: Coupling/Uncoupling Rail Equipment mobile app was developed promote safe job practices for transload facilities that load and unload
How does it work?
both dry bulk cargo and hazardous materials. This app specifically covers coupling/uncoupling rail equipment rules to minimize transloading railcar and tank truck job hazards and equipment related accidents. Always use good judgment when your load and unload from a rail car, tank car or truck, following the safest course available. No action should ever be taken until you are fully aware of the hazards involved and have a plan to proceed safely. This app contains coupling/uncoupling rail equipment information related to rail work activities and also provides recommended loading guidelines that have been found to promote transloading safety. Coupling/uncoupling rail equipment rules must be complied with at all times. Coupling/uncoupling rail equipment guidelines are recommendations and must be followed unless another method is known to be as safe or safer after discussing and agreeing to the new procedure with a supervisor. This app allows you to documents that employees perform their rail car load and unload duties in a safe manner that is compliant with Federal, State, and local requirements as well as transloading facility policies and procedures. A PDF is generated for transloading facility safety records.