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?
- 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