Rail Car Plugs and Sliding Door Safety

Securing rail car plugs and sliding doors is paramount to prevent injury by the door operating assembly. Here is a training program that helps identify procedures for assuring doors and plugs are opened and closed safely. In addition, here are a number of photographs showing what one company is doing to increase safety in handling rail car doors.


2018 Industry Profile Study
Registration for the 2018 RPTA Industry Profile Study, the annual physical properties benchmarking study is underway. RPTA members who plan to register can find information on the 2018 study including the registration form here.

2018 Production-Technical Seminar
The 2018 RPTA Production Technical Seminar will be co-located with TAPPI's PaperCon in 2018. The 2018 conference will be held in Charlotte, NC the RPTA sessions taking place on April 16-17, 2018. More information on this event can be found here