An Accident Analysis for Reducing Railway Staff Fatalities
종사자의 직무사고 현황분석에 관한 연구

Sanglog Kwak, Chanwoo Park, Jongbae Wang
2013 Journal of the Korean society for railway  
As a result of investment in railway safety focusing on passenger safety, the train accident rate has been reduced by half domestically and we have reached a high level of safety compared to other countries and other transportation modes. However, accidents related to staff are still at a high ratio compared to other countries. There have been few studies on staff safety and no relevant systematic safety measures have been implemented. More than 90% of staff fatalities occurred from rolling
more » ... ed from rolling stock in motion and electrification, which are representative railway accidents. In this study, causes of accidents, and current safety measures for staff are analyzed focusing on trains in motion. The results can be utilized for developing new safety measures
doi:10.7782/jksr.2013.16.2.122 fatcat:hs4gaxdbsnfvfixcbvqk6lqeli