Railway Expert Witness, G. Robert Newman, MSME, PE, Charleston, South Carolina, USA - Welcome Railroad Track Consultant
and Railroad Expert Witness


Div. of Robert Newman Engineering, LLC
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Serving The US East Coast


G. Robert Newman, MSME, PE
843-860-4405


Railway Safety Achievement
Considering the 2009 statistics, railroads of the USA have met and exceeded their requirements under FELA:

Railway Incidence of Recordable Cases (recordable cases per 100 employees per year or approximately 200,000 work hours) 4 Large Class I:

Railway A: - 1.11
Railway B: - 1.18
Railway C: - 1.48
Railway D: - 2.03

Compare the 4 large Class I Railroads to other industries:

Construction: - 4.2
All private industry: - 3.9
Total all industry: - 4.2

Conclusion: In general railroads have met and exceeded the six requirements listed for FELA compliance.

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