SAFETY AWARDS

ASLRRA values and recognizes safe practices across our industry. Members are recognized for their contributions and achievements. ASLRRA's Annual President's Safety Awards and "Jake" Safety Awards are determined by region, and award winners are recognized at the Fall Regional Meetings. The Safety Person of the Year and Safety Professional of the Year are recognized and awarded at ASLRRA's CONNECTIONS conference each spring.


Performance-Based Safety Awards

President’s Safety Awards

President’s Safety Awards are presented regionally based on the previous year's safety data, according to the following criteria:

  • Awarded to the railroad with the most man-hours that has a 0.00 frequency rate, according to the FRA website.
  • Awarded to the member railroad in the following categories with the lowest frequency rate, below the industry average:
    • Greater than 500,000 man-hours
    • 250,000 - 500,000 man-hours
    • 150,000 - 250,000 man-hours
    • 50,000 - 150,000 man-hours
    • Less than 50,000 man-hours

Requirements

All railroads must turn in their F6180.55 form, the Railroad Injury and Illness and Summary Form, to the FRA to be considered for the President’s Awards. No other steps are necessary.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 President's Award Winners!


Jake Awards

The Jake Awards fall into two categories:

  • Jake Award with Distinction: Awarded to any member railroad with no FRA reportable injuries for the previous year
  • Jake Award: Awarded to any member railroad that finished the previous year with an FRA frequency rate less than or equal to the industry average, but had at least one FRA reportable injury

Requirements

All railroads must turn in their F6180.55 form, the Railroad Injury and Illness and Summary Form, to the FRA to be considered for the Jake Awards. No other steps are necessary.

CONGRATULATIONS to ASLRRA's 2016 Jake Award Winners!


Nomination Awards

In addition, ASLRRA gives out two awards every year based on nomination criteria. These awards are the Safety Person of the Year and the Safety Professional of the Year.

Congratulations to our 2017 Safety Person of the Year and Safety Professional of the Year Award Winners!

Safety Person of the Year

The Safety Person of the Year Award is awarded to an employee of a member railroad, except those considered to be professional safety management employees, who demonstrate these criteria.

Safety Professional of the Year

The Safety Professional of the Year is open to any railroad management employee of an ASLRRA member railroad who is responsible for safety programs, training and the overall management of safe behavior and actions on their railroad(s), who demonstrate these criteria.

Requirements

Nominations on company letterhead, under signature of the CEO or President, of no more than two pages should be submitted no later than February 2, 2018. Winners will be notified shortly thereafter and presented to the winner at the ASLRRA Connection Convention. These nominations can be sent to either Cara Boyle via email at cboyle@aslrra.org or mailed to the following address:

                ASLRRA
                c/o Safety Awards
                50 F St., NW, Ste 7020
                Washington, DC 20001

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