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Fatality Analysis of Maintenance-of-way Employees and Signalmen
Introduction to FAMES
FAMES REPORT Fatalities in Controlled Points/Manual Interlockings
Fatalities on Adjacent Tracks
Fatal Accidents Involving RWICs and Lone Workers
4th Quarter Safety Alert
Importance of On-Track Safety Briefings
Fatal Accident Patterns - Hours of Day
Fatal Accidents Under Train Approach Warning (Watchman/Lookout)
Fatal Striking Accidents with Roadway Maintenance Machines Present
Fatalities Involving Roadway Maintenance Machine Strikes
Safety Alert: Use of Electronic Devices
Dedication: The FAMES Committee dedicates its efforts to all roadway workers who have lost their lives in the performance of duty and to the families, loved ones, and coworkers they have left behind.

Mission Statement: The Mission of the Fatality Analysis of Maintenance-of-way Employees and Signalmen (FAMES) Committee is to analyze all fatalities and selected related incidents in order to make recommendations to reduce the risk of future occurrences and eliminate fatalities to roadway workers.


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