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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE