Mass Transit

Safety Guidelines

Date Added Resource Source
Dec 2016

Final rule details procedures for rail, transit whistleblower retaliation complaints

Five years after issuing an interim rule, OSHA has published a final rule regarding how to handle retaliation complaints from railroad workers and public transit workers who engage in whistleblower activities.

(Safety + Health)
Jun 2013

The Bicyclist's Survival Guide: Live to Ride. Ride to Live. (PDF)

Here's to you, Oregon riders! You're saving money, reducing pollution and improving your health. But with all that fresh air comes a certain amount of vulnerability, so here are a few tips to keep you on the straight and vertical.

Mar 2009

Transit Bus Safety Resource Guide

This website provides information on safety program elements, best practices, safety policies and plans related to bus transit safety management practices.

Mar 2009

Public transport- Bus drivers: Work-related violence case studies

This study, provided by the UK Health and Safety Executive, focuses on First Leeds, a bus company in the Yorkshire Division. First Leeds is currently implementing a three-year programme of violence prevention and management measures with the intention of preventing violence to its bus drivers.

Mar 2009

Pedestrian Safety Guide for Transit Agencies (February 2008)

The guide is intended to provide transit agency staff with an easy-to-use resource for improving pedestrian safety. The guide includes a variety of approaches to address common pedestrian safety issues that are likely to arise near transit stations, bus stops, and other places where transit (bus or rail) is operated. It provides references to publications, guides and other tools to identify pedestrian and bicycle safety problems.

Mar 2009

Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety

Information provided by the Federal Highway Administration pertaining to pedestrians and bicycles intended for transit authorities and city planners

Mar 2009

Oregon Transportation Safety Division Publications

The Transportation Safety Division offers a variety of free brochures, flyers, posters, and other educational materials to the public upon request. Most are available electronically

Mar 2009

WorkSafe BC: Topic Page: Buses, public transit and shuttles

Here you'll find links to health and safety information and resources for work in the public transportation industry, including bus charters, public transit, school buses, inter-city coaches, rapid transit, and shuttle buses.

(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)

Also see Health & Safety Programs > Workplace Substance Abuse

Also see Workplace Violence