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Metro-North has new system in place to prevent worker deaths

(Source: Journal News, March 1, 2014)

NEW YORK -- From now on, when Metro-North Railroad employees are working on tracks, the dispatcher will not be able to send trains through until receiving a specific code. The precaution comes with a new safety effort, the Enhanced Employee Protection System, which the railroad finished putting in place this month. It comes after the death a rail worker last year.

Full story: www.lohud.com

Monday, March 03, 2014

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