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50726 Increase in static shocks at Sheffield power box

September 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Work environment North East

Signallers at Sheffield power box are concerned about the increasing amount of static electricity shocks staff are receiving.

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51985 Concerns about manual handling and driving telehandlers

August 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Method of working Supervision and Management Workload North East East Anglia

Concerns have been raised about perceived unsafe working practices carried out on sites between Doncaster and Peterborough, which are thought to be putting staff at risk.

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51791 Office environment at Darlington management centre

June 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Work environment North East

CIRAS has received a concern about the ergonomic design of the management centre at Darlington station.

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51808 ‘Poorly maintained’ fume extraction system

May 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Method of working Supervision and Management North East

Concerns have been raised about the poorly maintained fume extraction system at the Wabtec factory in Hexthrope, Doncaster.

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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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51551 Unmarked speed restriction between Carnforth and Settle

March 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Infrastructure Signalling North East Scotland

A reporter has concerns about an emergency speed restriction between Carnforth station junction and Settle junction which was left unmarked for two days.

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51003 Static problems affecting workstations at York

November 2012 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Signalling Work environment South East North West North East

The introduction of new chairs and flooring at York Integrated Electronic Control Centre (IECC) about a year ago has created a problem with static

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50668 ‘Poor’ positioning of workstations at Darlington travel centre

July 2012 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Work environment North East

Concerns have been raised about the positioning of workstations in the travel centre at Darlington station.

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50646 Track circuit assister equipment being isolated in depots

May 2012 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Rules and procedures Rolling stock North East

A reporter is concerned about the practice of isolating Track Circuit Assister (TCA) equipment at York depot before a train is taken into service.

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50610 Temporary speed restriction boards ‘mistakenly removed’

May 2012 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Signalling North East

A reporter is concerned about Temporary Speed Restriction (TSR) boards being mistakenly removed near Bellwater signal box in the week commencing 18 December 2011.

 

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