Accession Number : ADA180574

Title :   Statistical Analysis of Railroad Safety Performance, 1977-1982.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Polk,John F.

Report Date : MAR 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 205

Abstract : Statistics relating to railroad safety performance in the United States during the period 1977-1982 are compiled and reviewed. A substantial improvement occured during this period in each of the major areas of safety performance-human injuries, train accident and financial cost. Some correlations are noted between safety performance indicators and other measurable variables. Keywords: Data base; Safety programs; Personal injuries; Correlation analysis; Financial investment.

Descriptors :   *STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, *RAILROADS, *SAFETY, CORRELATION, COSTS, FINANCE, MEASUREMENT, VARIABLES, INDICATORS, UNITED STATES, WOUNDS AND INJURIES, STATISTICAL DATA, TABLES(DATA)

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE