Cross-functional safety training in SLP

December 04, 2015

Over three days in November, 80 KCSMS Transportation, Engineering and Mechanical employees participated in a series of safety training sessions in San Luis Potosi.  The objective was to share best operating practices for injury prevention.  Sessions were conducted by safety leaders from both KCSMS and KCSR and included:

• Transportation: Climbing up and down equipment, red zone, riding moving equipment, alert and attention, applying hand brakes and communication.

• Engineering: Management tools, defensive driving, handling material, working near equipment and trips/falls when crossing tracks or climbing up/down equipment.

• Mechanical: Blue flag protection, tools, using jacks to lift cars, hand brake test, red zone and body mechanics.