Training

49 CFR Part 213 FRA Track Safety Standards Training

Learn the proper interpretation and application of the FRA Track Safety Standards from former
FRA Track Managers. DRA track training is “approved by the FRA” and is unlike any you’ll get
elsewhere, as you’ll be taught wheel/rail interface, vehicle/track interaction and the proper
interface, approach and interaction with FRA and State Certified Track Inspectors and receive
guidance on proper remedial actions.

Bridge Worker Safety Training

DRA Bridge Worker Safety Training is “Approved by the FRA” as a “Model Program” and is designed for railroad employees and railroad contractors performing work on railroad bridges. This course familiarizes students with the FRA Bridge Worker Safety regulations (Part 214 Subpart B), designed to prevent accidents and casualties during work on railroad bridges. This Model Program can be adopted from DRA by you and will be approved immediately. Please contact us to adopt this program and our Track Safety Standards Model Training Programs that have been approved by FRA (see FRA letter).

Roadway Worker Protection Training+

DRA instructors are trained and qualified in the application and requirements of the Roadway
Worker Protection (RWP) Part 214 Subpart B regulations. They provide generic RWP
instruction.

Onsite Class 1 Air Brake Training

Students learn how to conduct a proper safety briefing and gain understanding of several
training requirements and operating rules. The course includes hands-on field exercises with
freight car inspections, Class 1 Air Brake Tests on a train being prepared for departure and
proper air brake leakage tests. The course includes an oral examination and evaluation of each
student; students who fail the oral exam receive additional training. A written examination can
be provided if requested.

Hazardous Materials Training

Hazmat training is a course required for individuals involved in the packaging, shipment or cleanup of hazardous materials. The purpose of this training is to provide hazmat employees the tools to recognize and identify hazardous materials, heighten their awareness of hazards, understand emergency response information, and properly communicate the hazardous associated with hazmat shipment. Hazmat training is required on a biennial, triennial basis or when regulations change. These courses are available online, with a live instructor onsite, or via live webinar. There are many courses available to cover the different modes of transportation and your specific function. Depending on how you ship the hazardous materials will determine what training would be required.

Delivery Methods

Live Instructor

Conducted onsite at your location or via a live webinar using your computer and a telephone. Both of these delivery methods are customized to utilize your products as demonstration during the training.

 

Computer Based

Available 24/7 using a learning management system, trainess can stop and start the course as needed with their progress being saved as they go. Checkpoints are included to test the learners understanding and a final quiz required to provide a certificate of completion

Courses
Course Name Live Instructor Computer Based
DOT – Bulk General Awareness & Security
DOT – Shipping Papers
DOT – Rail Car Hazmat Training
DOT – Tank Truck Hazmat Training
DOT – Non-Bulk Hazmat Training
IATA – Dangerous Goods Training
IMDG – Dangerous Goods Training

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*Training approved by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and complies with 49 CFR Part 243
+Submitted to FRA for approval per 49 CFR Part 243

 

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