Re: Poling Pockets


Ted Schnepf
 

Hi Richard and List,

I think you meant to say the ICC in the time period of this list. OSHA has never had any authority on class one and shortline railroad property. ICC and currently FRA govern railroad safety.

I observed a car being poled in the 1980's, with a railroad tie as a pole.

Ted


You were justified in not being comfortable with it. It was a
hazardous procedure - I'm sure that doing it today would give any
OSHA representative a major coronary attack.

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