Fatal Striking Accidents with Roadway Maintenance Machines Present

Following the implementation of the Roadway Worker Protection (RWP) Rule in 1997, there have been a total of 42 fatal RWP accidents, in which 44 roadway workers have perished, as of January 1, 2012. The Fatality Analysis of Maintenance-of-way Employees and Signalmen (FAMES) Committee was able to obtain data to analyze 39 fatal RWP accidents, which accounted for 41 of the 44 fatalities. At least one Roadway Maintenance Machine (RMM) was present in 22 of the 41 roadway worker fatalities reviewed.


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  • Accession Number: 01497276
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 29 2013 11:16AM