Work Zone Safety Practices


This standard provides guidance for the development of rules and requirements for working within rail transit system work zones and provides suggested approaches for developing such rules and procedures.

Document History
Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-OP-S-004-03 Rev. 2 10/06/2016 Published Current


right-of-way, roadway worker, work zone safety


This standard provides ways for rail transit systems to address situations that are present when workers perform routine and emergency work on an operating rail line. It recommends that rail transit systems perform periodic internal audits to ensure compliance with these rules and procedures.

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