The Safety Department, Inc.

Bob Fagan – BS

Bob1Bob is a DOT & OSHA Consultant with The Safety Department, Inc.® He has 27+ years’ experience dealing with DOT and safety compliance, safety training and safety management.

Prior to to joining The Safety Department ® , he was employed for more than two decades with CSX Transportation in various safety positions in the field and at corporate headquarters. He has been responsible for all phases of safety management, including large loss investigation, program and policy implementation and training. Bob served as DOT, AAR & FRA liaison for six years. During his tenure directing CSX’s “Operation Lifesaver” (railroad grade crossing safety), Bob developed and implemented training programs that reached 500,000 state, county and municipal emergency response employees, and helped reduce grade crossing accidents by 37%. Bob created and supervised targeted eyewear and footwear safety programs for 30,000 CSX employees that reduced eye injuries by 98% and foot injuries by 90%.

Bob also brings operating experience to his consulting position, having worked as a manager in CSX passenger operations: liaison between CSX and AMTRAK, as well as other commuter lines such as MBTA, MARC, VRE and TRI-RAIL. Bob was responsible for the on-time performance of 200+ AMTRAK and commuter trains across the CSX system.


Bob has received safety credentials from West Virginia University, The University of South Florida, The George Meany Center for Labor Studies and the OSHA Training Institute. Bob received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Towson State University in Maryland.