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Nick Mountford - TfNSW - Feedback from November 2013 Forum

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Nick Mountford, General Manager, Safety, Quality and Environment at TfNSW delivered this presentation at the Rail Safety Conference 2014. Rail Safety 2014 brought together the key national …

Nick Mountford, General Manager, Safety, Quality and Environment at TfNSW delivered this presentation at the Rail Safety Conference 2014. Rail Safety 2014 brought together the key national decision-makers to deliver new ideas and develop innovative ways to leverage technology for safer outcomes.

For more information, please visit http://www.railsafetyconference.com.au/rs14

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  • 1. National Track Worker Safety Forum workshop March 2014 Feedback from November 2013 Forum - Nick Mountford General Manager, Safety ,Quality and Environment TfNSW
  • 2. National Track Worker Safety Forum Workshop March 2014 TfNSW has five core values 2
  • 3. National Track Worker Safety Forum Workshop March 2014 3 We prioritise safety for our people and our customers. What does that mean? • TfNSW has a workforce of over 3000 • Annual spend of $14.6B on delivering projects and services • The portfolio encompasses all modes of transport • Asset Standards Authority – rail asset design assurance and standards ownership.
  • 4. National Track Worker Safety Forum Workshop March 2014 4
  • 5. National Track Worker Safety Forum Workshop March 2014 5 Why is TfNSW getting involved in this forum? • Because it is the right thing to do! • TfNSW wants to facilitate a unified industry approach • We want to keep our people, and your people, safe while out on track.
  • 6. 6 •  Update from first forum November 2013 •  Wide representation from across the industry •  Around 40 reps from over 20 different organisations attended •  Agenda included developing terms of reference for the forum and identification of the top issues in track worker safety National Track Worker Safety Forum Workshop March 2014
  • 7. 7 •  TERMS OF REFERENCE •  VISION •  To enhance the safety of track workers across Australasia. •  •  PURPOSE •  To work collaboratively as an industry to achieve this Vision by: •  1. Sharing and disseminating information; •  2. Identifying and actively pursuing opportunities to enhance track worker safety; •  3. To pursue, where appropriate, initiatives to align systems, processes and approaches to track worker safety across rail networks. •  •  PROCESS •  1. Membership: –  a. RIMS –  b. Major Infrastructure contractors •  Representatives to include: •  a. Senior Safety manager •  b. Subject matter experts National Track Worker Safety Forum Workshop March 2014
  • 8. 8 •  2. Proposal to report to Safety Managers Group (SMG). •  Gain endorsement from organisations’ CEO and RISSB Board. •  •  3. Frequency – Quarterly – linked to SMG meetings? – to be confirmed. •  •  4. Stakeholders (to be invited to attend as and when appropriate): •  Workers / Unions •  Regulator (ONRSR) •  ATSB/OTSI/state based investigators •  RSOs (Passenger and freight) •  Suppliers/Industry Associations National Track Worker Safety Forum Workshop March 2014
  • 9. 9 •  Priority Issues identified: •  1. Competencies and consistency of training; local knowledge; currency of practice; •  2. Accountability; •  3. Clarity / conflicts of roles; •  4. Authority gradients; •  5. Engineering controls / sharing technology; •  6. Management of time and pressure on individuals; •  7. Safety critical communications; •  8. Benchmarking; •  9. Road / Rail vehicles; •  10. Vehicle standards; •  11. Application of Network Rules for work on track; •  12. Consistent language and terminology; •  13. Possession management and complexity; •  14. Planning and resourcing of work; •  15. Independent audit and assessment; •  16. Sharing lessons learned; •  17. Fatigue National Track Worker Safety Forum Workshop March 2014
  • 10. National Track Worker Safety Forum Workshop March 2014 •  Where to from here? •  We want to use this workshop to compare what the wider industry thinks •  About our approach •  About the priorities identified •  About what you are doing in track worker safety 10