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FRA to release advisory on importance of sleep apnea screening, treatment

November 21, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Federal Railroad Administration will issue a safety advisory in the coming days to push railroads to address worker fatigue and accelerate their installation of inward- and outward-facing cameras, the agency announced Nov. 16. The FRA made the announcement in response to a train crash* in Hoboken on Sept. 29 that killed a woman and injured more than 100 others. The train's engineer revealed recently that he has severe sleep apnea. The advisory will stress the importance of sleep...

Advisory, Railroad, sleep regs

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