Hazardous Materials Near Schools

Post By:  Shelly Burke

Below is a link to an online presentation of Hazardous Materials Near Schools (March 24, 2020).  The presentation was organized by NWSOFA and endorsed by Railroad Workers United (RWU).

Local activist, Gerri Songer, and RWU members Mark Burrows and Shelly Burke discuss the hazards associated with transporting and storing hazardous materials.

 

VIEW: Hazardous Materials Near Schools

Resources:

Hazard Trains Brief – This brief details technical regulations regarding the movement of high hazard flammable trains (HHFTs).

CSX Key Terms – Key railroading terms.

Association of American Railroads – Although this document is a few years old, it outlines recommended Railroad Operating Practices for Transportation of HazMats (Hazardous Materials).

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