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10 May 2013
New information about drug and alcohol (D&A) management requirements for rail transport operators has been added to the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) website.08 May 2013
Representatives of the Australian rail industry are invited to participate in a follow-up workshop designed to improve safety associated with road/rail vehicle (RRV) operations.08 May 2013
The 33rd quarterly report on the implementation of the NSW Government’s response to the recommendations contained in the Final Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Waterfall Rail Accident has been released.02 May 2013
An important takeaway message from the recent ‘Sharing practice’ meetings was that maintenance prescribed by an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) is not always sufficient for managing risk.26 April 2013
A recent judgement in the Industrial Court of NSW should serve as a reminder to rail operators of the importance of monitoring the effectiveness of their safety management systems.
The Independent Transport Safety Regulator (ITSR) today welcomed the positive signs of safety improvement contained in the Rail Industry Safety Report 2011-12 but warned that rail transport operators could not afford to lose focus on managing their key risks to safety.
Rail Corporation New South Wales (RailCorp) has been prosecuted and convicted in relation to the death of a track worker near Kogarah in 2010, with the court finding the operator failed to ensure its railway operations were safe.
Minutes from the Rail Safety Strategic Forum’s (RSSF) first meeting for 2013 are now available online.
Rail transport operators can access several new and updated web-based resources on requirements under the national rail safety legislation.
The Independent Transport Safety Regulator (ITSR) has retained ISO 9001 certification for its quality management system that governs its rail safety regulation and supporting activities, following an independent audit.