REPORT OF THE TASK FORCE ON RAIL TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
The Inter-Industry Task Force on Rail Transportation of Hazardous Materials was formed in March 1978. The Task Force, made up of executives representing the Chemical Manufacturers Association, the Association of American Railroads, the Chlorine Institute, the Compressed Gas Association, the National Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association, the Fertilizer Institute, and rail car manufacturers worked over a year in its efforts to accelerate rail safety programs and initiate steps designed to reduce the number and severity of rail transportation accidents involving hazardous materials. This Report presents accomplishments and a series of recommendations in the areas of accident response, transportation, equipment and systems safety analysis.
Association of American Railroads50 F Street, NW
Washington, DC United States 20001-1564
- Publication Date: 1979-6-14
- Features: Appendices;
- Pagination: v.p.
- TRT Terms: Crash analysis; Derailments; Disasters and emergency operations; Equipment maintenance; Hazardous materials; Information systems; Maintenance of way; Risk analysis; Safety; Tank cars; Telecommunications; Training; Vehicle design
- Uncontrolled Terms: Emergency procedures
- Old TRIS Terms: Tank car design; Tank car maintenance
- Subject Areas: Design; Education and Training; Maintenance and Preservation; Railroads; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00322544
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Nov 29 1980 12:00AM