Safety

  • 01. Are the employees e-Railsafe certified? Are their badges visible at all times?

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  • 02. Safety program testing and training up to date, files on hand and all employees?

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  • 03. Yard accident prevention program used, safety culture evident with all employees.

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  • 04. Safety program communicated to all personnel. Safety Rule posted, emergency numbers posted.

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  • 05. Regularly scheduled safety training and safety briefs held, records kept.

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  • 06. Training program for securement of units to cars. Records on file and up to date.

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  • 07. Audit for proper securement of units to cars and form properly filled out.

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  • 08. Proper compliance with AAR ( RR) safety rules.

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  • 09. Proper use of Personal Protection Gear. (Hard Hat, Safety Boots, Reflective Vest, Safety glasses hearing protection).

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  • 10. Proper red/blue flag protection.Lock outs in place, derails, signs, lights at night.

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  • 11. Proper use of tools.(ramp, shop etc.) MSD available and up to date.

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  • 12A. Proper loading and unloading techniques.(lift points, pins, WTP)

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  • 12B. Last date of Efficiency test:

  • 13. Equipment mechanically safe. VIR's Completed. Respond to each type separately

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  • 14. Fire safety plan, evacuation, training and extinguishers, inspections up to date.

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  • 15. Operating yard hostlers/vehicles at safe speeds and seat belts used.

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  • 16. Hazardous materials response plan available and posted. Training up to date and recorded. Spill kit available.

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  • 17. Rail Roads policy's updated and followed by all employees.

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  • 18. IBC's properly stored on cars. None in pathways, tracks, other area's.

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  • 19. All accidents/near misses reported to Risk Management and RR. Root cause identified and corrective action taken.

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  • 20. No cell phones used.

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Quality

  • 01. Comprehensive quality plan. Mission statement.

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  • 02. Demonstrates improvement opportunities.Need to be pro active.

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  • 03. Back up plans in place. Document failures & corrections. Timely reviews with rails.

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  • 04. Performance results posted and shared with employees.

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Housekeeping

  • 01. Yard, buildings, office, garage, restrooms, breakroom areas clean and neat. Trash in recepticale, no trip hazards.

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  • 02. Weeds and vegetation controlled. (If applicable) Area's clean of objects that could cut or trip.

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  • 03. Lift equipment and yard vehicles clean and orderly. No trash in any, beds clean.

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  • 04. Tools and equipment clean and stored properly. No slip trip fall hazards.

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  • 05. All State and Federal documents posted for employee viewing. Proper Safety literature posted, emergeny numbers posted.

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  • 06. No evidence of smoking.

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  • 07. Sufficient lighting and light covers.

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  • 08. Fire exits and doors labeled properly.

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  • 09. Fire extinguishers mounted, identified and inspected.

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  • 10. First aid kits in office and ramp trucks mounted, stocked and inspected.

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  • 11. Lift equipment, spotter, pick-ups and forklifts are clean and orderly with no trash in beds.

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Security

  • 01. Perimeter fencing in good order. (If applicable)

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  • 02. Security procedures in place with special agents and contact information posted. Numbers on all phones including cell phones.

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  • 03. Properly identifying persons on property. Security plan implemented.

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  • 04. Bolt bin supplied and in a safe location.

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Gatehouse

  • 01. Proper inspection of unit and chassis. Inspect seal,security bolt,4 sides, all tires.

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  • 02. Driver's name and license correctly recorded on in/out gate. Drayage firm on cab, no passengers.

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  • 03. Trailer, container & chassis initial and numbers verified and properly recorded on in/out gate.

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  • 04. Hazmat loads properly identified, papers & placards in order. Placard supply, training records in order.

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  • 05. Empty trailer doors opened by driver and inspected on in gate moves. (non-AGS)

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  • 06. Vehicles come to complete stop, engine off. Red Zones and unsafe zones identified.

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  • 07. Damage verified at out gate on trailers, containers, and chassis when reported by drivers. Exceptions recorded.

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  • 08. Exceptions properly handled; coils, open tops, shifted loads, leaks, etc.

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Operations

  • 01. Meets release, departure and grounding goals. Goals posted.

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  • 02. Sufficient manpower and staffing.

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  • 03. Proper personnel on duty at required times. Managers on site or available by phone.

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  • 04. Plan in place to handle volume surges. Explain plan.

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  • 05. Personnel sufficiently trained. Spreadsheet with training on hand and up to date.

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  • 06. Sufficient amount of equipment available to support the operation.

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  • 07. Ramp equipment meets rail roads vehicle specifications. All H&M placarded, mounted F/E, first aid kits.

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  • 08. Payroll records accurately maintained.

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  • 09. Track lists accurate, legible and properly maintained.

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  • 10. Yard parking integrity maintained. Units properly spaced.

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  • 11. Yard inventory maintained properly and timely.

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  • 12. Chassis inventory and racking/stacking properly maintained.

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  • 13. Load planning and blocking properly performed.

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  • 14. Lifts per man-hour correctly and timely maintained. (crane/packer/hostler/tiedown)

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  • 15. Procedure to handle "no bills" on inbound trains.

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  • 16. Flip authorization policy followed.

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  • 17. Bad order trailers, containers, and chassis properly reported.

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  • 18. Proper securement procedures followed..

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  • 19. Audits being done monthly to facility and equipment.

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Contract Billing Requirements

  • 01. Invoices accurate and complete with vendor's name, address, telephone number, and supporting documents.

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  • 02. Invoices submitted within 30 days after work completed.

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Locomotive / Switching

  • 01. Switches properly serviced, throw with ease.

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  • 02. Locomotive secured, handbrakes set , reverser pulled.

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  • 03. Protecting crossing, stop at derails.

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  • 04. On and off equipment properly, proper 3 point contact.

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  • 05. Red Zone protection before employees go between tracks.

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  • 06. Yard Rules followed, propers use of radio, equipment in good order.

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Shop / Equipment

  • 01. Tools and supplies properly stored, flammable material stored in proper vented flame resistant cabinet.

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  • 02. Areas clear of trash and debris, equipment free of trash.

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  • 03. Oil and grease confined and cleaned up after use.

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  • 04. Proper lock out tag out used on out of service equipment.

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  • 05. All lights, beacons, horns, back up alarms and radios working.

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  • 06. Keys removed as per Rail and OSHA policy.

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  • 07. Mechanics properly trained and records on file.

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