Ohio Operation Lifesaver
About OH OL
Operation Lifesaver Ohio is a free Rail Safety Education program helping prevent & reduce fatalities and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings & along railroad rights-of-way.
Ohio Operation Lifesaver provides free public education regarding safety on and around railroad property. Please contact us to have one of our volunteers speak to your class, group or organization. We speak to groups from pre-school to adult. We can also provide specialized training for first responders, new drivers, and commercial drivers.
OH OL Events
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OH OL Safety Partners
Ohio Operation Lifesaver is grateful to its safety partners, who help raise public awareness of the need for caution around railroad tracks and crossings.
Federal Railroad Administration, CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway, R.J. Corman Railway, G&W Railway, Wheeling Lake Erie Railway, Indiana & Ohio Railway, Ohio Central Railroad System,Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Ohio Rail Development Commission, Ohio Dept. of Transportation, Ohio School Boards Association, Ohio Dept. of Education.
If you would like to become a safety partner, please contact Ohio Operation Lifesaver State Coordinator Alan Stouder by clicking on the email address in the Contact Us side bar or typing the email address into your email program.
OH OL Statistics
2018 Crossing Collisions & Casualties
Nationally - 2,214 Collisions 819 - Injuries 270 Fatalities Ohio - 75 Collisions 15 - Injuries 9 - Fatalities 2018 Trespasser Casualties Nationally - 1,050 incidents 479 - Injuries 571 - Fatalities Ohio - 36 incidents 15 - Injuries 21 - Fatalities