Safety Tip: Wear Reflective Safety Vests

Always wear reflective safety vest when working on railroad tracks.  It is important to give coworkers every opportunity to notice you when working on and around railways.

posted on August 04, 2009

Safety Tip: Inspect Walkways

Inspect the walkways at your tracks, turnouts, switches & loading stations. Your servicing railroad company may suspend service if walkways are not adequate.

posted on July 20, 2009

Safety Tip: Shortcuts Hurt

Always expect movement at any time, on any track, in either direction.  Always keep in mind that a split second of inattention can result in a serious accident.  “SHORTCUTS HURT”

posted on June 15, 2009

An ounce of prevention is worth all the cure

As president and founder of AmeriTrac RailRoad Services, I have come to the conclusion that there are numerous actions companies can take that will almost without fail guarantee them success through the course of time. The actions I am speaking of would probably be better conveyed to many as “secrets of

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posted on May 15, 2009

Safety Tip: Watch for Moving Rail Cars

Always be on the alert for moving equipment while working near any railroad track or facility.  When passing around the end of standing railroad equipment (cars, engines, machinery, etc.) keep at least one rail car length (50 feet +) between yourself and the end of the equipment.

posted on April 24, 2009

Safety Tip: Switch Stand Inspection

“All switch stands should be inspected for fit and function. Are the reflective targets in good condition? Are back saver handles installed – can the switch be thrown without worker injury?”

posted on April 01, 2009

New Website and Client Login Center

At AmeriTrac, we've been working with the team over at Paravel Design to overhaul our web site and improve what we're offering clients online.  One of the major steps forward we've taken is the launch our new Client Login Center.  This optional service provides a new, more efficient way for us to correspond with our

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posted on February 04, 2009
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