Recommended Practice

Roadway Worker Near Miss Reporting Requirements


This recommended practice provides guidance for the development of rules and requirements for near miss reporting for roadway workers and other rail operations personnel whose duties bring them in proximity to roadway workers.

Document History
Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-OP-RP-026-20 Original 02/04/2020 Published Current


Train operations, roadway workers, work zone, near miss reporting, close call reporting


This recommended practice provides guidance for Rail Transit Agency (RTA) near miss reporting requirements for roadway workers.  It is critical that these events be reported so RTA action can be taken to prevent future accidents or incidents that could result in fatalities or injuries to RTA employees, contractors, passengers, and/or the general public.

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