By Operation Lifesaver 2-13-2019
Washington, D.C. (February 13, 2019) – Americans and Canadians will observe Rail Safety Week together again this fall. Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) and Operation Lifesaver Canada are working to plan the observance of Rail Safety Week in North America Sept. 22-29. The week-long event encourages safe behavior near railroad tracks.
By Operation Lifesaver 2-06-2019
Funding Supports Projects Designed to Help Save Lives
Washington, D.C. (February 6, 2019) – Millions of Americans will learn more about staying safe near trains from Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) thanks to a generous donation from the Posner Foundation of Pittsburgh.
By Operation Lifesaver 12-06-2018
Thomas Brings More Than 20 Years of Experience to the Role
Washington, D.C. (December 6, 2018) - Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) welcomes Ericka Thomas as the Manager of Education, Training and Instructional Design for the national rail safety education organization. In this role, she will develop safety education materials for the public, and provide oversight for OLI eLearning programs as well as instructor-led training for Operation Lifesaver Authorized Volunteers (OLAVs) and OLI Coaches.
By Operation Lifesaver 11-01-2018
Maleh Brings Nearly 30 Years of Experience to the Role
Washington, D.C. (November 1, 2018) – The Board of Directors of Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) is pleased to welcome Ms. Rachel Maleh as Executive Director of the nonprofit railroad safety education organization. Maleh has served as OLI’s Interim Chief Operating Officer since February 2018.
- New Leadership Named for Operation Lifesaver Programs in Colorado, Texas
- Operation Lifesaver, Inc. notes drop in 2016 crossing collisions, rise in trespass incidents
- Robert C. VanderClute Named Chair of Operation Lifesaver, Inc. Board of Directors
- Operation Lifesaver Announces U.S. Rail Safety Week, September 24-30, 2017
- New Operation Lifesaver Video Warns Filming on Train Tracks is Illegal, Deadly
- Operation Lifesaver Announces New Members on Board of Directors
- Operation Lifesaver issues pedestrian safety tips as the 2016-17 school year begins
- Operation Lifesaver, Inc. Awards $175,000 for Crossing Safety Public Awareness Campaigns
- New Leadership Named for Operation Lifesaver Programs in Colorado, Massachusetts
- Operation Lifesaver, Inc. offers safety tips during international crossing awareness observance
- Operation Lifesaver, Inc. awards $200,000 for rail safety public awareness campaigns in 12 states
- Selby, Wilson Named Recipients of Operation Lifesaver 2016 National Safety Awards
- Operation Lifesaver releases VPSA on the dangers of train track selfies
- Operation Lifesaver, Inc. hails drop in 2015 crossing collisions, notes increase in trespass deaths
Operation Lifesaver, Inc. understands the importance of the news media’s role in helping the public make safe decisions around tracks and trains.
To request further information about Operation Lifesaver’s activities, or for additional safety information, email general[at]oli.org or contact our national headquarters office at 703-739-0308.
If you are a reporter seeking information for a local news story, view our list of state Operation Lifesaver program contacts.
If you are on deadline for a story and would like Operation Lifesaver, Inc.'s perspective on a highway-rail safety or trespass prevention topic, email news[at]oli.org
About Operation Lifesaver
Operation Lifesaver is a nonprofit public safety education and awareness organization dedicated to reducing collisions, fatalities and injuries at highway-rail crossings and trespassing on or near railroad tracks. Our team consists of nationwide network of volunteers who work to educate people about rail safety, state coordinators who lead the efforts in states across the U.S. and a national office in Washington, D.C., that supports state programs, develops education materials, and creates public awareness campaigns for audiences of all ages.
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