Safety Advocate Briefing for January 12, 2017


First we have added some new files to the Safety Page.  The contract transportation complaint form and the van safety audit and briefing have been added.

If there are any safety issues, please utilize the unsafe condition reporting tool.  This tool will immediately notify members of the Safety Advocate program to be corrected quickly as possible.

This briefing is provided by union volunteers who are not being compensated by the BNSF. We are here to listen, learn and serve.

  1. Cold weather braking. We have had a significant increase in near misses, run thru switches and other issues due to cold weather braking applications. Remember:
    1. Test your brake system before you actually need it.
    2. Set air earlier than usual.
    3. Slow down and take your time coming into restrictions and stops.

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