Safety Workshop


Draft Programme

08:30 Welcome coffee

09:00 Opening

Part I - Safety Culture & Safety Management System

09:10 Presentation of the Task Force results including concrete examples

  • What is a good safety culture?
  • How safety management processes can improve safety culture
  • Recommendations and presentation of concrete examples from different railway companies
  • How to measure safety culture?

10:30 Coffee break

10:50 Round table (speakers invited from different sectors)

12:00 Lunch break

Part II – improving health and safety when working with contractors

13:00 Presentation of the Task Force results including

  • A European legal perspective
  • Prequalification of contractors, contract preparation
  • Good practice for familiarisation, supervision
  • Rating system in place to measure contractor health and safety performance which links to contract requirements

14:30 Questions and discussion

15:00 Coffee Break

Part III – Signal Passed at Danger (SPADs)

15:20 Presentation of the Task Force results

  • Objectives and frame of the work done by the task force
  • Investigations
  • Role of the railway undertaking /role of the infrastructure manager
  • Learning of experience, taking the positives

16:20 Discussion

16:50 Conclusion

17:00 End of the Workshop

Translation will be available in English, French and German.

For further information please contact: Meryem Belhaj

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Wednesday 11 January 2017