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52709 Wooden wheel scotches causing trip hazard on Class 66s

May 2014 in Freight Operations

tagged Equipment Rolling stock Work environment Not Specified

Concern has been expressed that wooden wheel scotches are being stored in the driving cab posing a tripping hazard.

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52681 Overgrown vegetation obscuring the walkways

May 2014 in Freight Operations

tagged Infrastructure Work environment South East

Concerns have been raised about the walkways in two locations being unusable as a result of overgrown vegetation.

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51806 ‘Poor’ condition of Ripple Lane yard

March 2014 in Freight Operations

tagged Work environment South East

Concern has been expressed about the poor condition of Ripple Lane yard in Barking. The lack of lighting and uneven walking routes was previously raised in CIRAS report 50174.  Although the lighting was fixed after the initial report, it has stopped working again.


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52207 Inadequate work environment at Ripple Lane West yard

March 2014 in Freight Operations

tagged Work environment Security South East

Several concerns, which are thought to be putting staff at risk, have been raised about the work environment at Ripple Lane West yard.


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52728 Lack of shower facilities and asbestos at Earles sidings

March 2014 in Freight Operations

tagged Work environment East Midlands

Concerns have been raised about the staff facilities at Earles sidings.



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52441 Inadequate facilities and lack of tools on several work sites

February 2014 in Freight Operations

tagged Equipment Work environment North West

Concerns have been raised about the facilities and the lack of hand tools provided to staff on four sites in the Immingham area.



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51562 Lack of lighting at Tees Marshalling yard

April 2013 in Freight Operations

tagged Equipment Work environment North East

A reporter is concerned about the lack of lighting in the Up arrival and Down staging areas at Tees Marshalling yard.

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51418 Lack of lighting at Westerleigh yard

February 2013 in Freight Operations

tagged Equipment Work environment Central

A reporter has raised concerns about the lack of lighting at Westerleigh yard creating hazardous walking conditions for staff.

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50987 ‘Poor condition’ of staff accommodation at Eastleigh yard

November 2012 in Freight Operations

tagged Work environment South East

Drivers and Shunters are concerned about the condition of the staff accommodation at Eastleigh yard. A number of issues are outlined below.

 

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51198 Nuclear flask storage at Inverness yard

November 2012 in Freight Operations

tagged Work environment Scotland

A reporter is concerned about the potential storage of a nuclear flask in Direct Rail Services sidings at Inverness yard.

 

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