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Speeding

By |2020-06-29T11:08:26+01:00June 29th, 2020|Safety Bulletin|

National Rail has issued the following safety advice concerning speeding.  Issued to: Network Rail line managers, safety professionals and accredited contractors Ref: NRA20-07 Date of issue: 18/06/2020 Location: National Overview Since the Covid crisis started, hire vehicle usage across Network Rail is 168% higher than normal. Hired vehicles provide

Important Update: Face Coverings on Railway Stations

By |2020-06-16T11:57:22+01:00June 16th, 2020|Safety Bulletin|

We have received the following important update with regards to the use of facemask on railway stations. On Thursday 4 June the Government announced it would be mandatory to wear face coverings when using public transport. Following this announcement from Monday 15 June 2020 anyone working in a station environment will also be required

COSS trapped between two Road Rail Vehicles

By |2020-05-22T09:55:55+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Safety Bulletin|

National Rail has issued the following safety advice.  Issued to: Network Rail line managers, safety professionals and accredited contractors Ref: NRL20-05 Date of issue: 20/05/2020 Location: Wales and Western Contact: Suzanne Kay, Capital Delivery Wales and Western Overview On the 22nd of February 2020 at Manor Park, London a

Safety Bulletin: Fall from height

By |2020-05-07T12:54:37+01:00May 7th, 2020|News, Safety Bulletin|

National Rail has issued the following safety advice concerning scaffolding.  Issued to: Network Rail line managers, safety professionals and accredited contractors Ref: NRL20-04 Date of issue: 01/05/2020 Location: Paddington Station, London Contact: Suzanne Kay, Capital Delivery Wales & Western Overview A serious accident occurred over the Christmas period when a

Safety Bulletin: Mobile elevated scissor lifts

By |2020-05-07T12:45:41+01:00May 5th, 2020|News, Safety Bulletin|

Overhead line equipment in station struck by a mobile elevated scissor lift Issued to: Network Rail line managers, safety professionals and accredited contractors Ref: NRB20-06 Date of issue: 30/04/2020 Location: Platform 2, Newcastle Station Contact: Ben Brooks, Special Projects Manager Overview On 9th April 2020 at 10:50 two contractor staff

Non-Use of Face Masks for OH during Covid-19

By |2020-05-07T12:46:35+01:00April 28th, 2020|News, Safety Bulletin|

Below we have attached a Safety Alert “Warning on Non-Use of Face Masks by Construction Workers for OH protection during Covid-19”, as we have concerns that construction workers undertaking dusty tasks like drilling walls, cutting concrete/asphalt, welding or using chemicals producing toxic fumes are not using FPP3 face masks due to