Importance Of Rail Safety

Rail safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Rail operations within your plant are a direct liability to the safety and welfare of employees, contractors, and visitors and to perform that function safely requires that all personnel are trained and understand their role.  TCA has the answer.

Our Rail Services Include

  • Facility DOT Compliance Audits
  • Hazmat Registration
  • DOT Security Plan
  • Training Records
  • Bill of Ladings
  • Hazardous Waste Manifests/Storage Area
  • Marking
  • Labeling
  • Placarding
  • Package Selection
  • Loading and Unloading Operations
  • Rail infrastructure and track evaluation
  • Rail locomotive/switch engine/track mobile operations training
  • Rail safety training
  • Switching, coupling, communication, and operations training
  • Tank car bulk loading and unloading training

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    Proven Four Step Process

    Evaluate

    Our rail service solutions start with providing a Transportation Compliance Associates (TCA) industry expert to conduct an on-site operations and procedures evaluation alongside your company’s staff. We will include an assessment of your company’s regulatory requirements, rail infrastructure, grounding and bonding, switching operations, and your general rail operating procedure.

    Report

    After the completion of the on-site evaluation, TCA will provide a written assessment of your site infrastructure and operations. This report will include any major or minor findings as well as any observations regarding regulatory compliance, infrastructure deficiencies, switching operation deficiencies, and/or general observations, if any.

    Recommend

    Using the report, TCA will work with your management personnel to correct any findings brought forth in the report and to develop procedures that follow industry best practices to ensure your operation is compliant and safe.

    Train

    With a plan in place, TCA will work with your employees to systematically implement and update trainings, procedures, and process flows, if necessary. Classroom (conceptual) training and field-level (operational) training sessions will be provided as required. Procedures and policies can be updated with the cooperation of your management staff.

    Get Started With a Comprehensive Rail Audit

    Its critical to ensure the safety of your facility as well as the safety of the public whenever your product leaves the rail yard. Improperly handling bulk materials is dangerous, find any shortcomings in your operations with a rail audit.