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48 If unresolved, the TTC Safety Department is consulted. differences may be the result of the size and nature of the sys- If still unresolved, a representative from the Ministry of tems, others demonstrate varying organizational approaches Labor is called in to arbitrate. and priorities regarding safety and tolerances for service dis- ruptions and diversions. CONCLUSION Although the goal of every system's program was a comprehensive approach including rules and procedures for Research and discussions with agency employees have equipment, communications, entering and exiting the ROW, validated that the "meat and potatoes" of a track worker setting up and performing flagging, and challenging safety safety program are the practices for providing protection and condition concerns, it is difficult for the agencies to determine warnings to track workers relative to train movement. The set the effectiveness of the approaches. Chapter four explores the of rules and practices listed in this chapter illustrate a wide systems' approaches to ensuring rule compliance and tracking range of approaches to determining, communicating, and near misses and accidents, and identifying what improvements executing track worker protection. Although some of these are needed.