Are you prepared for FRA Part 219 compliance?

Introducing the contractor compliance platform for short line railroads

Are you prepared to manage your contractor compliance with the new Federal Railroad Regulation (FRA) Part 219? Are you prepared to be compliant with the June 12, 2017 deadline?

BROWZ can help with a new solution, BROWZ Shortline Connection. 

BROWZ is providing contractor compliance management for most of the Class I railroads and several short line holding companies. BROWZ has now created a compliance platform, ShortLine connection, configured specifically for shortline railroads or holding companies to help manage contractor compliance with the new FRA 219 regulations.

ShortLine Connection simplifies the process of managing Regulated Service contractors and provides visibility to their FRA 219 compliance information. Additionally, you will gain visibility to other critical data such as health and safety statistics, financial risk indicators, and active contractor employees working on your railroad.

BROWZ ShortLine Connection

If you want to learn more about BROWZ ShortLine Connection, and how BROWZ simplifies the process of managing Regulated Service contractors, you can visit or contact browz at or by phone at 888-611-1664.

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Dave Williams

Dave Williams

US Managing Director

Dave spent 2 decades as a Senior Vice President for a major Wall Street firm providing SEC Compliance Solutions for the top public companies in America. Joining BROWZ in 2012, he oversees the client facing employees in the US responsible for helping over 100 major clients mitigate supplier risk and improve contractor safety.


Join Us

Thursday November 1, 2018

2:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM MT


Pay Now or Pay Later - The Case for Investing in Contractor Qualification & Management

This webinar takes place on

Thursday November 1, 2018

2:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM MT

Though it might seem cost-effective in the beginning, hiring the wrong contractors could turn out to be extremely expensive in the long run.
Without proper screening of contractors, you could be hiring unqualified, uninsured, and unsafe workers. This may lead to an accident occurring at the worksite which could lead to a string of problems and uncertain legal and economic consequences.

Join us for a live webinar on for investing in contractor qualification and management to learn more about:

  • Assessing the economic value of contractor qualification and management solution
  • Business conditions that make contractor qualification an imperative for many businesses, including the expected costs associated
  • Potential direct and indirect costs of “doing nothing”
  • How to outsource contractor qualification to a vendor


Brett Armstrong

Brett Armstrong

Vice President of Marketing, BROWZ

Brett Armstrong is Vice President at BROWZ. He's been with BROWZ for over ten years, and he's had experienced managing teams that have supported the world's leading organizations, during the implementation and ongoing management of supply chain qualification programs.

Earlier at BROWZ, Brett led the operations team for more than 7 years, this experience provides him today with the foundation and understanding necessary to support the communication needs of our clients and contractors.

Pat Cunningham, MS

Pat Cunningham, MS

Director of Safety & Auditing Services, BROWZ

Pat Cunningham has a Masters in Occupational Health & Safety Management and over 25 years of experience in the field of safety. In addition to his appointment to the VPPPA Education Committee, Pat is a Delegate to the National Safety Council. Prior to BROWZ, Pat worked for Xcel Energy as the Director of Corporate Safety.

During that time, he was tasked with forming a contractor safety and qualification department for Xcel Energy. With this new department, Pat and Xcel Energy gained significant insight into the metrics of supply chain compliance to company protocols, the need for in-house employee training, supplier training and internal compliance of company policy.