FRA Guidance on Electromagnetic Safety and Environmental Consensus Standards

The objectives of this project are to: (1) continue to represent rail interests on Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) / International Committee on Electromagnetic Safety (ICES) Committee and assist Federal Railroad Administration (FRA); (2) conduct international scan to identify standards, guidelines and industry Best Practices (BP) to prevent, minimize or mitigate Electromagnetic fields (EM) safety hazards; and (3) develop FRA guidance/Safety Advisory (SA) with applicable safety standards on Electromagnetic fields (EMF), radiation (EMR), compatibility (EMC) and interference (EMI) for safe operability and human exposure safety.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Equipment and Components

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $175000.00
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Performing Organizations:

    Association of American Railroads

    P.O. Box 11130
    Pueblo, CO  United States  81001-

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Start Date: 20051001
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20091001
  • Source Data: RiP Project 30705

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01465246
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:57PM