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Short Line Safety Institute launches free hazmat instructor training

The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) announced the launch of Hazardous Materials Instructor Training (HMIT), a program for short line and regional railroads.

ASLRRA marks fatality-free year for short lines

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association marked a significant safety achievement as the industry’s 603 short line railroads operated for a full year fatality-free.

Murta is SLSI Executive Director

Thomas “Tom” Murta will be joining the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) as its Executive Director on July 10, 2017. He replaces Ron Hynes, who left SLSI in June.

Spring hazards a focus of SLSI tips

Spring is here for most of North America, and the Short Line Safety Institute announced the second in a series of Safety Tips aimed at short line and regional railroads.

It’s Safety Tip Tuesday time!

The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI), a non-profit affiliate of ASLRRA (American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association) has launched “Safety Tip Tuesday,” a new program that “provides easy-to-access training materials for small railroads.”

SLSI pilots safety program forward

The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) announced Aug. 29, 2016 the completion of the Pilot Phase of its work to assess and address safety culture gaps in the short line and regional rail industry.

Short Line Safety Institute fills two senior positions

The Short Line Safety Institute on March 24, 2016 announced the onboarding of two key staff members—Mike Long, Senior Safety and Operations Manager, and Michele Malski, Safety Programs Manager. These two new positions will be instrumental in driving the Institute’s key initiatives forward.

SLSI names Executive Director; selects Advisory Board, Board of Directors

The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has selected Ron Hynes as Executive Director to “advance its mission of providing the leadership to enhance the safety culture and safety conformance of short line and regional railroads,” the organization announced on Dec. 14, 2015.

Short Line Safety Institute seeks candidates for executive director

The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) is seeking candidates for the position of executive director. This person will be responsible for implementing the mission, vision, and goals of SLSI, which is to “provide leadership to enhance the safety culture and conformance of short line and regional railroads through voluntary, non-punitive partnerships in close coordination with the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA).