Grand Scales General Code of Operating Rules – First Edition – January 1, 2007
No Littering 9.9 Throwing of articles (littering) from locomotives, cars, or any railroad equipment is dangerous and forbidden.
10.0 Injuries and Accidents
Care for the Injured 10.1 All emergencies, accidents, loss of life, and injuries to employees and volunteers or to the general public shall be handled in accordance with railroad policy and practice.
Call for Help 10.2 All accidents resulting in personal injury, loss of life, or damage to any property must be promptly reported to the proper authority by the first available means. Trainmen witnessing or having first-hand knowledge of accidents of any kind shall promptly prepare or assist in reporting to the proper authority.
Take charge 10.3 In case of emergency, accidents, loss of life, or injury on the train, the engineer shall immediately assume authority.
First Aid Only 10.4 First aid is the only medical care trainmen are allowed to provide for trainmen or the public who become ill or injured. Injured people will not be moved unless obviously necessary.
Emergency Response Contacts 10.5 All emergency contact names and phone numbers will be listed in the railroad timetable, including Fire Department, Police, and Railroad Officials.