Railroad worker protection and a reliable, safe rail network is not necessarily a balancing act. Both go together. New technologies like video inspection of track and automated overhead wire inspection enable to execute inspections in an office environment, improving safety of railroad workers and quality of the rail network.
1. Identify how to work securely and safely
2. Dicuss how to use new technology to minimize (unnecessary) worker’s time in track, thus minimize potential accidents/collisions
3. Highlight how to minimize the animosity between Operations and Maintenance of Way and improve track worker and passenger safety
4. Understand how to optimally secure assets