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New FRA Rule Requires Railroads to Adopt a 'Critical Incident Stress' Plan
Updated On: Apr 01, 2014

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) last week announced a new final rule that requires each Class I, intercity passenger railroad and commuter railroad to establish and implement a plan for employees who are under stress after being directly involved in, or a witness or responder to, a "critical incident."

To take effect on June 23, the rule responds to a Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 mandate that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) establish regulations to define a critical incident and require certain railroads to develop and implement critical incident stress plans, FRA officials said in a news brief.

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