Category Archives: Recordkeeping

How often do railroad employees need to be trained?

Annual training. Periodic training. Initial training. Managing railroad training can be confusing and daunting at times. Like many training organizations within the transportation industry, it’s critical to know the fundamentals as well as the very complex training requirements within highly..

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Railroad Safety Training Programs Fact Sheet

The US FRA (Federal Railroad Administration) is a highly data-driven government transportation agency in which every regulation, Safety Advisory, and Emergency Order issued is based on facts and research utilizing their advanced statistical methods and modeling. AQT Solutions is one..

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The FRA’s New Electronic Training Record Rules for Railroad Workers – eCFR 243.203

What Are the New Electronic Training Record Rules for Railroad Employees? New Electronic Training Record Rules for Railroad Workers – eCFR §243.203 – Starting in January of 2018, the FRA will be requiring new electronic recordkeeping standards for training completion that all railroad companies..

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North American Freight Numbers BTS Statistics Release June 2016

North American Freight Numbers BTS Statistics Release June 2016  All transportation modes except air carried less cross-border freight by value in June 2016 compared to June 2015 resulting in a 6.4 percent decrease to $92.7 billion in the total current..

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Chemical Hazards Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Training Video – OSHA HazCom Standard

Chemical Hazards Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Training Video — GHS Intro & Changes to OSHA HazCom Standard You may show this video on Youtube to students, employees and co-workers in order to provide them with the required introduction to the..

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Secretary Anthony Foxx Unveils $98.1 billion FY 2017 Budget Proposal to Expand Safe, Clean Transportation Programs

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Unveils $98.1 billion FY 2017 Budget Proposal to Expand Safe, Clean Transportation Options for More Communities Across the Country WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced President Obama’s $98.1 billion Fiscal Year 2017..

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IATA Publishes Addendum 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations DGR

IATA Publishes Addendum 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations DGR The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published Addendum No. 1 to be 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Users of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations are asked to note the..

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Why Use a Training Management System for Hazmat Training?

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), most transportation incidents involving hazardous materials /dangerous goods are caused by human errors. Training is the best way of preventing hazardous materials incidents. Using a robust..

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What is an LMS?

What is an LMS? A learning management system (LMS) is a software application designed for the delivery of electronic educational technology (e-learning) courses or training programs. They are used primarily by colleges, universities, school districts, and schools use LMSs to deliver..

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What Are The Best Ways to Track Employee Training?

What Are The Best Ways to Track Employee Training? Avoid Using Paper Files – Use a modern system instead of an archaic, manual data entry using Microsoft Excel or similar dated record keeping methods. Your paper files are more at risk..

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North American Freight Numbers- August 2015

BTS Releases August 2015 North American Freight Numbers   The value of U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $92.4 billion in August 2015 as all modes of transportation carried less value of freight than a year earlier, according to the TransBorder Freight Data..

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Volkswagen Safety Violations: 11 Million Cars Worldwide Are Affected in Diesel Deception

FRANKFURT — Article by New York Times  by Jack Ewing – September 22, 2015 A scandal that has undermined Volkswagen in the United States spread to its core market of Europe on Tuesday, after the company said that 11 million of..

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Matter of Record by Hazardous Cargo Bulletin

Article written by Peter Mackay in May 2015. Published by Hazardous Cargo Bulletin Magazine The use of advanced training management systems is an expanding option for larger companies. AQT Solutions has recently launched a service dedicated to regulatory compliance training. Compliance..

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What Can Software Do to Re-Humanize the Workplace and Improve Results?

Piers Bishop discusses improving the workplace with employee training software – Apr 11th, 2013 Software covers so many bases in the modern enterprise, making countless administrative processes easier for the manager.  It tracks people’s hours, pay, absences, progress, aspirations, benefits, training,..

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