Managing the Safety of Distributed Workforces in the Rail Industry 

By Mieke Jacobs, Employee Safety Global Practice Leader,
DuPont Sustainable Solutions As published in Rail Technology, November 2016

The rail industry is evolving at a rapid pace with technological advances allowing many employees to work more independently. Establishing an organisational culture in which all employees are fully committed to the company’s core values and beliefs, particularly with regard to safety, is a hard-enough task. Doing so when workers are spread across various locations and have little contact with supervisors adds another dimension of difficulty. In these situations, supervision that can bridge the gap between distributed workers and the company’s culture is vital.

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