Safety Videos

The NRC Safety Committee, led by the efforts of John Zuspan of Track Guy Consultants and Stanley Beaver of Balfour Beatty Rail, has produced Safety training videos for railroad contractors.

The videos are now available online for current NRC Members. Please log in for access.

The training series features these videos:

  1. Safety with Railroad Hand Tools
  2. Safety with Railroad Power Tools
  3. Safety on Freight and Industrial Track
  4. Safety Around Railway Maintenance Equipment, Part 1
  5. Safety Around Railway Maintenance Equipment, Part 2
  6. Safety Around Transit Track
  7. Safety While Unloading Material
  8. Safety Around Hot Work
  9. Safety Around Thermal Adjusting CWR
  10. Safety Around Field Welds
  11. Safety on a Tie Gang
  12. Safety on a Rail Gang
  13. Safety Around Flash Butt Welding
  14. Fall Protection in the Rail Industry
  15. Building a Turnout and Special Trackwork
  16. Safety Around Handling CWR (New)
  17. Safety Around Replacing Grade Crossings Part 1 (Preparation)
  18. Safety Around Replacing Grade Crossings Part 2 (Execution)
  19. The Job Briefing
  20. 10 Years of NRC Safety Videos - a Highlight Reel and Summary
  21. Safety Around Hi-Rail Trucks
  22. Safety with Defensive Driving
  23. Fatigue
  24. Substance Abuse: Recognizing Signs & Symptoms - This is an online training program. Contact the NRC for details on accessing it.
  25. On-the-Job (OTJ) Training - FRA Part 213 Training Standards
  26. (included with Video #25)
  27. Training the Operators: Speedswing
  28. Hazards on the Railroad
  29. Safety and Mental Health - Fitness for Duty

These videos are complimentary to members of the NRC.  If you are an NRC Member and do not have a copy, please contact us by calling 202-975-0365 or emailing You can also view the videos online via the Products menu after logging into your account.

If you are not yet a Member, please reach out to Mike McGonagle, vice president of government affairs and operations, at 202-975-0365, or click here to join and receive a copy of the free videos.