What are some safety tips to follow in railyards to avoid injury, and to make it more likely I could file a successful FELA claim in case of injury? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp


  • Use all safety gear the railroad provides
  • Only do tasks in the yard you are trained to do.
  • Do not modify any tools you use
  • Use ladders, handholds and stairs
  • Always participate in safety briefings
  • Never walk under suspended loads
  • Make note of any damage to trains or locomotives and report this information to your supervisor