Railroad Worker Injury:

Additional Responsibilities

A railroad company/employer has the following duties under FELA:

  • Taking reasonable measures to prevent employee harm from intentional acts by third parties or other employees
  • Preventing the use or implementation of unreasonable work quotas in terms of production or time
  • Providing employees with adequate assistance in certain situations where a task surpasses the worker’s physical abilities
  • Hiring an adequate number of workers

Railroad Worker Injury: Responsibilities of Employers