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52594 Lack of practical experience for red zone working

April 2015 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Knowledge Skills and experience Rules and procedures Training and briefing Not Specified

Concern has been expressed that newly qualified staff lack practical experience in red zone
working.

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53348 Site access management at Willesden junction

March 2015 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Rules and procedures Method of working Supervision and Management South East

A reporter is concerned about the site access management at Willesden junction. It is reported that site access is being poorly managed and proper checks are not being carried out before staff are allowed on site.

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53422 Safety harnesses not being inspected

March 2015 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Rules and procedures Not Specified

A reporter is concerned about safety harnesses not being inspected regularly and test certificates not being carried by staff working on Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs).

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53365 Size and brightness of LED signals

February 2015 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Rules and procedures Signalling Work environment West Midlands

A reporter is concerned about the brightness and size of the new LED signals across the network.

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53448 Unsafe practices on site at Hamilton Square

February 2015 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Method of working Rules and procedures Knowledge Skills and experience Supervision and Management North West

A reporter is concerned about unsafe practices on a work site at Hamilton Square station.

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52892 Staff not wearing identifying armbands

December 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Communication and teamwork Equipment Rules and procedures North East North West East Midlands

Concerns have been raised that Engineering Supervisors (ESs) and Persons in Charge of Possessions (PICOPs) are frequently observed not wearing their identifying armbands as
required by the Rule Book.

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53099 Excessive door-to-door times

November 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Fatigue Rostering Rules and procedures Supervision and Management Not Specified

A reporter has raised concerns that accommodation is not always booked for staff when travelling long distances between their home and a work site, resulting in excessive door-to-door times.

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53131 Long travel times and a lack of Banksmen on site

November 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Fatigue Method of working Rostering Rules and procedures Central

A reporter has raised two concerns about a Carillion work site in Bicester.

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53000 Maintenance Staff booking on by text message

October 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Communication and teamwork Rules and procedures Supervision and Management Not Specified

Concerns have been raised about Maintenance Staff booking on by text message instead of by telephone.

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52969 Lack of trained Banksmen on work site at Peakirk

August 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Knowledge Skills and experience Method of working Rules and procedures East Anglia

Concerns has been expressed about the lack of trained Banksmen on a work site at Peakirk, located between Peterborough and Werrington.

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Rail Safety Summit 2015

Royal College of Physicians, London

30/04/2015 - 01/05/2015