Latest Safety News

Review of tramway safety ‘Bible’ outlined in LRSSB Newsletter

A major review of the tramway safety ‘Bible’ is outlined in the latest issue of the LRSSB Newsletter, with the organisation’s Chief Executive Carl Williams setting out the next steps of this landmark project. There’s also news of work that’s taking place to update Fatigue Management guidance as wells as details of a project to […]

Review of fatigue management guidance

The LRSSB’s new fatigue management guidance is now nearing completion, with release for industry consultation due shortly.

Risk profile review gets underway

A major review of light rail risk factors is now being initiated as part of efforts to build a comprehensive, sector-wide model.

Magazine puts LRSSB in the spotlight

LRSSB Chief Executive, Carl Williams, has outlined the organisation’s plans for the future and its successes to date in a wide-ranging interview for a leading transport sector magazine.

Hot topics covered in LRSSB newsletter

New guidance on stray currents and a review of documents on medical fitness are among the topics covered in the latest issue of the LRSSB monthly newsletter. The roundup of the organisation’s news also includes an update on revisions to Tramway Principles and Guidance and you can read all about it here.

Consultation on medical fitness guidance

Safety professionals from across the light rail sector are helping to develop comprehensive, up-to-date guidance covering the management of workplace medical fitness.

Training boost for database development

A project that aims to build a valuable resource for light rail health and safety professionals will take a major step forward in March with the resumption of critical software training.

Tramways Principles and Guidance update

Following a routine review, an updated version of the Tramways Principles and Guidance (LRG 1.0) document has been published on the LRSSB web portal.

Comprehensive guide to stray current management

New guidance aimed at reducing and managing the risks associated with stray electrical currents on tramways and other light rail systems has been published by the LRSSB.

Call for Non-Executive Director nominations

The LRSSB is inviting nominations for an unpaid Non-Executive Director to represent Light Rail Operators on the organisation’s board.