Mitigating Suicides on Railways: Countermeasures and Lessons

Frances Diaz (Editor)

Series: Transportation Issues, Policies and R&D
BISAC: TRA004000

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Trespassing is the leading cause of rail-related fatalities in the United States. A large proportion of these trespasser fatalities are from intentional acts (i.e., suicides). With a lack of systematic research and evaluation of the countermeasures that are currently in place as well as those that have been proposed, it is difficult for railroad carriers and communities that seek to select appropriate countermeasures that are likely to be effective at mitigating suicides.

This book discusses the current information available on trespasser fatalities and the implementation of countermeasures in use internationally to prevent suicides on the railroad right-of-way. The book presents a discussion of each countermeasure according to various intervention points along the path to complete suicide on the railroad right-of-way.
(Imprint: Nova)

Preface
pp. vii

Chapter 1
Countermeasures to Mitigate Intentional Deaths on Railroad Rights-of-Way: Lessons Learned and Next Steps
(Scott H. Gabree, Stephanie Chase, Ann Doucette, and Michael Martino)
pp. 1-98

Chapter 2
Defining Characteristics of Intentional Fatalities on Railway Rights-of-Way in the United States, 2007–2010
(Alan Berman, Ramya Sundararaman, Andrea Price, Karen Marshall, Michael Martino, Ann Doucette, Stephanie Chase and Scott Gabree)
pp. 99-132

Chapter 3
Demographic Profile of Intentional Fatalities on Railroad Rights-of-Way in the United States
(Michael Martino, Scott Gabree and Stephanie Chase)
pp. 133-140

Index
pp. 141-147

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