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The application of innovation and technology to reduce the safety risk at level crossings and deliver value for money

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A paper which covers the current challenges for Network Rail to implement new technology to improve user safety at level crossings. It covers the current situation and confirm where Network Rail wants to be from a technological and operational perspective. The paper also deals with Network Rail policies and the obstacles to be overcome to reduce the risks from level crossing systems and make them safer for both road and rail users.

Year of Publication: 2012

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A review of human factors identified in investigations by the rail accident investigation branch (RAIB)

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A paper which draws upon the experience that the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has gained since it became operational in October 2005. It firstly shows how human factors have featured in the causation of accidents where specific railway-related activities such as train driving or trck maintenance are taking place. It then focuses on the problem of fatigue and shows how it can affect many railway activities and be implicated in the occurrence of accidents. The overall message from this paper is that railway accident investigations provide a useful source of data on human factors issues and their impact on railway safety.

Year of Publication: 2012

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Making safety management system fit for humans

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A paper which describes the journey and key steps that MTR Corporation has undertaken to make its safety management system fit for people. This approach is aimed at minimising safety and service incidents due to human error and enhancing safety delivery in line with stakeholders’ needs. In particular a recently launched Human Factors (HF) integration programme is discussed. This programme aims to increase staff awareness and competence in applying human factors in everyday activities.

Year of Publication: 2012

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