BHP Billiton Iron OreRailroad OperationsGENERAL OPERATIONALSAFETYSPR-RHS-SAF-005            AUTHORISING OFFICER’S SIGNATUR...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
BHP Billiton Iron Ore                                                                              SPR-RHS-SAF-005        ...
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1

1,438 views
1,366 views

Published on

test

Published in: Business, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,438
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
11
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

SPR-RHS-SAF-005_1

  1. 1. BHP Billiton Iron OreRailroad OperationsGENERAL OPERATIONALSAFETYSPR-RHS-SAF-005 AUTHORISING OFFICER’S SIGNATURE Electronic Authorisation POSITION AUTHORISED BY: REGISTERED MANAGER RAILROAD OPERATIONS AUTHOR(S)’ NAME GREG STRONACH POSITION/S OPERATIONS SAFEWORKING & SYSTEMS SPECIALIST AUTHORISATION AMENDMENTS ISSUE PAGE DATE DETAILS OF AMENDMENT MAJOR / MINOR 1.0 All 05/02/09 New document MAJOR
  2. 2. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety PAGE LEFT BLANK INTENTIONALLY ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 2 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  3. 3. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety Contents OS 1.0 MODULE 1 - GENERAL SAFETY ......ERROR! BOOKMARK NOT DEFINED. OS 1.1 INTRODUCTION ............................................................ 10 OS 1.1.1 PURPOSE OF MODULE ........................................................10 OS 1.2 AUTHORITY IN CASES OF EMERGENCY ...................... 11 OS 1.2.1 AUTHORITY OF MANAGER RAILROAD OPERATIONS............... 11 OS 1.3 SAFETY OF WORKERS ................................................... 12 OS 1.3.1 SAFETY OF WORKERS WITHIN THE BHP BILLITON IRON ORE RAILROAD CORRIDOR ...................................................................... 12 OS 1.3.2 RAIL VEHICLES UNDER REPAIR TO BE PROTECTED ................... 13 OS 1.4 RUNAWAY RAIL VEHICLE/S OR TRAIN/S ..................... 15 OS 1.5 UNSAFE RAIL VEHICLES ................................................16 OS 1.5.1 DAMAGED/DEFECTIVE RAIL VEHICLES EN-ROUTE ................. 16 OS 1.5.2 DAMAGED/DEFECTIVE RAIL VEHICLES IN A DEPOT ............... 16 OS 1.5.3 OBLIGATIONS OF WORKERS ............................................... 17 OS 1.6 OBSTRUCTION OF TRACKS........................................... 17 OS 1.6.1 OBJECTS FOULING A RUNNING TRACK ................................ 17 OS 1.7 FIRE................................................................................ 18 OS 1.7.1 SAFETY ............................................................................ 18 OS 1.7.2 REPORTING OF FIRES ......................................................... 18 OS 1.7.3 ASSISTANCE REQUIRED FROM FIRE SERVICE .......................... 18 OS 1.7.4 FIRES ON OR NEAR THE TRACK ........................................... 19 OS 1.7.5 FIRES ON TRAINS AND ON RAIL VEHICLES ............................. 20 OS 1.7.6 ISOLATING BURNING RAIL VEHICLES ................................... 21 OS 1.7.7 EXTINGUISHING FIRES ON RAIL VEHICLES .............................. 22 OS 1.7.8 FIRES IN, ON, OR NEAR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT................... 23 OS 1.7.9 FIRE EXTINGUISHERS DISCHARGED....................................... 24 OS 1.7.10 TYPES OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS AND THEIR USES ...................... 24 OS 1.8 WORKERS INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT OR EMERGENCY .................................................................................... 27 OS 1.8.1 MOVEMENT OF TRAINS AFTER AN ACCIDENT OR EMERGENCY27 OS 1.8.2 SAFETY AT AN ACCIDENT OR EMERGENCY ........................... 27 OS 1.8.3 ARRANGING ASSISTANCE IN AN ACCIDENT OR EMERGENCY 28 OS 1.9 REPORTING AN ACCIDENT, INCIDENT OR FAULTS / DEFECTS 29 OS 1.9.1 REPORTING AN ACCIDENT OR AN INCIDENT ......................... 29 OS 1.9.2 REPORTING OF FAULTS / DEFECTS ...................................... 29 OS 1.10 USE OF AUDIO/VISUAL EQUIPMENT ............................ 30 ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 3 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  4. 4. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.10.1 DISTRACTIONS USING AUDIO/VISUAL EQUIPMENT WHILE CARRYING OUT SAFETY CRITICAL TASKS .............................................. 30 OS 1.11 TRESPASSING ON THE BHP BILLITON IRON ORE RAILROAD CORRIDOR ................................................................... 32 OS 1.11.1 TRESPASSING ................................................................... 32 OS 1.12 DRIVER FATIGUE........................................................... 33 OS 1.12.1 MANAGEMENT OF DRIVER FATIGUE .................................... 33 OS 1.13 TRACK WORKER COMPETENCY .................................. 34 OS 1.13.1 TRACK WORKER COMPETENCY.......................................... 34 OS 1.14 GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF TRACK WORKERS IN CHARGE OF SAFETY..................................................... 36 OS 1.14.1 RESPONSIBILITIES ............................................................... 36 OS 1.15 POSITIONS OF SAFETY ................................................. 38 OS 1.16 PLANNING FOR SAFETY ............................................... 38 OS 1.17 VIGILANCE................................................................... 39 OS 2.0 MODULE 2 - TRAIN MOVEMENTS ................................ 42 OS 2.1 INTRODUCTION............................................................ 42 OS 2.1.1 PURPOSE OF MODULE ...................................................... 42 OS 2.2 SPEED OF TRAINS ......................................................... 43 OS 2.2.1 SPEED OF TRAINS – GENERAL ............................................. 43 OS 2.2.2 SPEED OF TRAINS OVER LEVEL CROSSINGS........................... 43 OS 2.2.3 FAILURE OF SPEEDOMETER ................................................. 44 OS 2.2.4 SPEED OF TRAINS .............................................................. 46 OS 2.3 AIR BRAKE TESTING OF TRAINS.................................... 52 OS 2.3.1 PURPOSE OF SECTION ....................................................... 52 OS 2.3.2 TERMINAL BRAKE TEST ........... ERROR! BOOKMARK NOT DEFINED. OS 2.3.4 LINE-SIDE AIR TEST ............................................................ 54 OS 2.3.5 MODIFIED CONTINUITY TEST ............................................... 54 OS 2.3.6 TRAIN SETUP ON COMPLETIONOF TRAIN INSPECTIONS ........... 56 OS 2.3.7 ROLL-BY EXAMINATION ..................................................... 59 OS 2.3.8 BRAKE PIPE LEAKAGE TEST ................................................ 60 OS 2.3.9 DRIVERS TO OBSERVE LOCOMOTIVE GAUGES AND DISPLAYS 60 OS 2.3.10 EXCLUSION ZONE – BRAKE PIPE CONTINUITY ....................... 61 OS 2.3.11 TRAFFIC RAKE CERTIFICATE ................................................ 62 OS 2.4 SKIP KNOCKS ............................................................... 62 OS 2.4.1 DEFINITION ..................................................................... 63 OS 2.4.2 PROCEDURE FOR NELSON POINT YARD .............................. 63 OS 2.4.3 PROCEDURE FOR BOODARIE ............................................. 64 OS 2.4.4 TRACKING OF KNOCKS ON RAKES ..................................... 64 OS 2.4.5 PREPLANNING AND COMMUNICATION .............................. 64 ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 4 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  5. 5. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 2.5 SECURING OF TRAINS .................................................. 65 OS 2.5.1 SECURING OF TRAINS, PORTION OF A TRAIN, OR RAIL VEHICLES 65 OS 2.5.2 SECURING RAIL VEHICLES ON A RUNNING TRACK ................. 67 OS 2.5.3 SECURING OF TRAINS TO PREVENT MOVEMENT ..................... 68 OS 2.5.4 PROCEDURE FOR PLACING CHOCKS TO PREVENT TRAIN OR RAIL VEHICLE MOVEMENT ........................................................ 69 OS 2.5.5 TOTAL COMPRESSOR FAILURE ............................................ 69 OS 2.5.6 HOLDING TRAINS STATIONARY ............................................ 70 OS 2.5.7 UNCOMMANDED FLOW INDICATION................................... 70 OS 2.5.8 COUPLING OF HOSEBAGS ................................................. 73 OS 2.5.9 UNCOUPLING AND SECURING HOSEBAGS ........................... 73 OS 2.5.10 RETURN OF DEFECTIVE HOSEBAG ........................................ 74 OS 2.5.11 ISOLATING AIR BRAKES ...................................................... 74 OS 2.5.12 APPLYING HANDBRAKES ON RAIL VEHICLES ........................ 76 OS 2.5.13 DEFECTIVE HANDBRAKES .................................................. 76 OS 2.6 TRAIN IN CLEAR AND INTACT ...................................... 77 OS 2.6.1 TRAIN TO BE IN CLEAR OF ADJACENT TRACK........................ 77 OS 2.6.2 TRAINS STOPPING FOUL OF ANOTHER RUNNING TRACK ......... 77 OS 2.6.3 CROSSING AND PASSING TRAINS TO BE IN CLEAR AND INTACT 78 OS 2.6.4 OPPOSING TRAIN NOT IN CLEAR ........................................ 78 OS 2.6.5 OPPOSING TRAIN NOT INTACT ........................................... 79 OS 2.7 REPORTING TO TRAIN CONTROL BEFORE NETWORK ENTRY 80 OS 2.7.1 PROCEDURE FOR A TRAIN TO ENTER THE NETWORK ............... 82 OS 3.0 MODULE 3 - WAYSIDE EQUIPMENT.............................. 84 OS 3.1 INTRODUCTION ............................................................ 84 OS 3.1.1 PURPOSE OF MODULE ....................................................... 84 OS 3.2 AUTOMATIC TRAIN PROTECTION (ATP) ...................... 85 OS 3.2.1 ATP MESSAGE DISPLAY..................................................... 85 OS 3.2.2 SHUNT SWITCH.................................................................. 85 OS 3.2.3 TEMPORARY OVERRIDE SWITCH .......................................... 87 OS 3.2.4 LOCATION NOT KNOWN OR LOST (NO_LOCAT) .................. 88 OS 3.2.5 NO CODE ...................................................................... 89 OS 3.2.6 CAL_ERROR .................................................................... 91 OS 3.2.7 OTHER ATP MESSAGES ..................................................... 92 OS 3.2.8 ATP ISOLATION ............................................................... 95 OS 3.3 WHEEL IMPACT LOAD DETECTOR (WILD) .................... 95 ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 5 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  6. 6. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 3.3.1 LOCATION ....................................................................... 96 OS 3.3.2 ALARM RECEIPT .............................................................. 96 OS 3.5 HOT WHEEL ALARM/HOT BEARING DETECTOR (HWA/HBD)...................................................................................... 97 OS 3.5.1 HWA/HBD GENERAL ...................................................... 97 OS 3.5.2 LOCATION ....................................................................... 97 OS 3.5.3 COMMUNICATION ........................................................... 97 OS 3.5.4 ALARM RECEIPT ............................................................... 98 OS 3.5.5 INITIAL ALARM DISPLAY ..................................................... 98 OS 3.5.6 PROCEDURE .................................................................... 98 OS 3.6 DRAGGING EQUIPMENT DETECTOR (DED)............... 100 OS 3.6.1 LOCATION ..................................................................... 100 OS 3.6.2 COMMUNICATION ......................................................... 100 OS 3.6.3 ALARM RECEIPT ............................................................. 100 OS 3.6.4 INITIAL ALARM DISPLAY ................................................... 100 OS 3.6.5 PROCEDURE .................................................................. 101 OS 3.7 COLD RAIL ALARM (CRA) ......................................... 102 OS 3.7.1 COLD RAIL ALARM - GENERAL ........................................ 102 OS 3.7.2 LOCATION .................................................................... 102 OS 3.7.3 COMMUNICATION ......................................................... 102 OS 3.7.4 ALARM RECEIPT ............................................................. 102 OS 3.7.5 INITIAL ALARM DISPLAY ................................................... 103 OS 3.7.6 PROCEDURE .................................................................. 103 OS 3.8 STREAM FLOW DETECTOR (SFD) ................................ 104 OS 3.8.1 STREAM FLOW DETECTOR - GENERAL ............................... 104 OS 3.8.2 LOCATION ..................................................................... 104 OS 3.8.3 COMMUNICATION ......................................................... 104 OS 3.8.4 INDICATIONS ................................................................. 105 OS 3.8.5 PROCEDURE ................................................................. 105 OS 4.0 MODULE 4 - LEVEL CROSSINGS................................. 108 OS 4.1 INTRODUCTION.......................................................... 108 OS 4.1.1 NATIONAL ROAD/PEDESTRIAN CROSSING REQUIREMENTS... 108 OS 4.1.2 PURPOSE OF MODULE .................................................... 109 OS 4.1.3 LEVEL CROSSING PROTECTION CATEGORIES ..................... 110 OS 4.2 LEVEL CROSSINGS GENERAL..................................... 111 OS 4.2.1 GENERAL DESCRIPTION ................................................... 111 OS 4.2.2 GATE DELAY.................................................................. 111 OS 4.2.3 APPROACHES ................................................................ 111 OS 4.2.4 SIGNAL CONTROLLED ..................................................... 111 OS 4.2.5 KEY SWITCH ................................................................... 112 OS 4.2.6 BHPIO CROSSING LISTING .............................................. 112 ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 6 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  7. 7. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 4.3 LEVEL CROSSING SIGNALS AND SIGNS ....................114 OS 4.3.1 LEVEL CROSSING SIGN .................................................... 114 OS 4.3.2 LEVEL CROSSING PROTECTION SIGNALS ............................ 114 OS 4.3.3 INDICATIONS AND WORKING ........................................... 114 OS 4.3.4 PASSING A SIGNAL AT STOP............................................ 115 OS 4.4 BOOM GATES AND/OR FLASHING LIGHTS ...............116 OS 4.4.1 OPERATION OF BOOM GATES AND/OR FLASHING LIGHTS ... 116 OS 4.4.2 TRAINS APPROACHING A LEVEL CROSSING ....................... 116 OS 4.4.3 TRAINS SETTING BACK OVER LEVEL CROSSINGS PROTECTED BY BOOM GATES AND/OR FLASHING LIGHTS .......................... 117 OS 4.4.4 SHUNTING SIDINGS LOCATED WITHIN THE LIMITS OF TRACK CIRCUITS 118 OS 4.5 FAILURE OF BOOM GATES AND/OR FLASHING LIGHTS TO OPERATE .....................................................................119 OS 4.5.1 FAILURE OF BOOM GATES AND/OR FLASHING LIGHTS ........ 119 OS 4.6 HANDSIGNALLING AT A LEVEL CROSSING...............122 OS 4.6.1 HANDSIGNALLER’S DUTY AT A LEVEL CROSSING ................. 122 OS 4.6.2 HANDSIGNALLING AT A LEVEL CROSSING – BOOM GATES AND/OR FLASHING LIGHTS FAILED IN THE OPERATING POSITION ........ 122 OS 4.6.3 HANDSIGNALLING AT A LEVEL CROSSING – WHERE MANUAL OPERATION OF BOOM GATES AND/OR FLASHING LIGHTS IS REQUIRED 124 OS 4.6.4 HANDSIGNALLING AT A LEVEL CROSSING – BOOM GATES AND/OR FLASHING LIGHTS HAVE TOTALLY FAILED ............................ 126 OS 4.7 LEVEL CROSSINGS NOT FITTED WITH BOOM GATES AND/OR FLASHING LIGHTS .......................................................128 OS 4.7.1 LEVEL CROSSINGS NOT FITTED WITH BOOM GATES AND/OR FLASHING LIGHTS ........................................................................... 128 OS 4.7.2 TRAINS SETTING BACK OVER LEVEL CROSSINGS NOT FITTED WITH BOOM GATES AND/OR FLASHING LIGHTS..................................... 128 OS 4.7.3 MAINTENANCE REPAIRS OR ALTERATIONS TO ROAD SIGNAGE OR WHERE ROAD SIGNAGE HAS BEEN DAMAGED/REMOVED AND IS NO LONGER EFFECTIVE ...................................................................... 129 OS 4.8 MAINTENANCE, ALTERATION OR REPAIRS TO BOOM GATES, FLASHING LIGHTS OR PEDESTRIAN CROSSING PROTECTION ................................................................... EQUIPMENT 130 ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 7 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  8. 8. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 4.9 OPERATION OF TRAINS AND ON TRACK VEHICLES WHEN LEVEL CROSSING PROTECTION IS DISABLED .......... 131 OS 4.10 HALF BOOM GATE PROTECTED LEVEL CROSSINGS. 132 OS 4.10.1 PURPOSE ....................................................................... 132 OS 4.10.2 SCOPE .......................................................................... 132 OS 4.10.3 KEY LOCATIONS ............................................................. 132 OS 4.10.4 MANUAL OPERATION OF HALF BOOM OPERATED LEVEL CROSSINGS 133 PAGE LEFT BLANK INTENTIONALLY ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 8 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  9. 9. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety GENERAL SAFETY Module 1 ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 9 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  10. 10. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.0 MODULE 1 - GENERAL SAFETY OS 1.1 INTRODUCTION OS 1.1.1 Definitions Emergency Incident requiring urgent action. The incident might involve death or serious injury, health and safety effects, significant damage to property or infrastructure, significant train service disruption or environmental impact. On or Near Within three (3) metres from the Track: nearest rail of any line when measured horizontally and at any level above or below the rail when measured vertically unless in a position of safety. Obstruction Any defect in the track or track formation, or obstacle on, above or adjacent to the Permanent Way which will prevent the safe passage of trains. Shall To be understood as mandatory Should Is to be understood as non-mandatory ie. Advisory or recommended. OS 1.1.2 Purpose of Module This module provides general information, procedures and instructions for general safety on the BHP Billiton Iron Ore Railroad. It also provides the procedures for actions to be taken in the event of an emergency situation. ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 10 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  11. 11. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.2 AUTHORITY IN CASES OF EMERGENCY OS 1.2.1 Authority of Manager Railroad Operations The Manager BHP Billiton Iron Ore Railroad Operations has the authority to take special action in the following cases  In any case of exceptional circumstances, or  When the serious delays and disruptions to the train service have or may occur and the situation is not covered in the BHP Billiton Iron Ore Railroad Standards, or  Where procedures for the situation are inadequate, or  The Standards, Procedures, instructions or processes have the potential to cause an unsafe situation In these situations, the Manager BHP Billiton Iron Ore Railroad Operations can take special action. However, Risk Management Principles shall be applied and all instructions issued shall be confirmed in writing. ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 11 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  12. 12. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.3 SAFETY OF WORKERS OS 1.3.1 Safety of Workers within the BHP Billiton Iron Ore Railroad Network To avoid injury workers, contractors and other authorised personnel must ensure they observe safe practises within the defined network Workers  Do not attempt to jump onto moving vehicles  Do not ride on the couplers of any rollingstock  Ride only in the designated areas of rollingstock specified for the purpose  Do not step between points or place any part of the body on or within the frogs or other components unless performing an examination of the points under controlled conditions  Do not walk or move between rollingstock unless they are o Stationary, and o At least ten [10] metres apart  If it is necessary to cross the track behind stationary rollingstock ensure that the crossing occurs at a distance safe enough to avoid injury if the rollingstock moves unexpectedly  If crossing more than one track in the above instance, do not step out from behind the rollingstock to cross the next track unless it is clear in both directions  Do not encroach within 3 metres of the nearest rail of any line unless o Worker is in possession of a BHP Billiton Infrastructure Card o Person is with an Authorised Person in possession of a BHP Billiton Infrastructure Card o Crossing the track at a designated crossing location ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 12 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  13. 13. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety  Wear approved high visibility clothing and personal protection equipment when within 3 metres from the nearest rail of any line and at all other locations identified by BHP Billiton Iron Ore Railroad Operations  Ensure that all Personal Protective Equipment used is authorised by BHP Billiton  Ensure all Personal Protective Equipment is in good condition and meets all the requirements of the relevant standards as defined by BHP Billiton and the relevant Occupational Health and Safety Regulations OS 1.3.2 Rail Vehicles under Repair to be Protected When rail vehicles are to be repaired on a train, which is on a running track Worker carrying out repairs  Obtain permission from driver before carrying out repairs  Advise the train controller before commencing repairs  Use the approved BHP Billiton procedures to prevent the train from moving  Tell driver o When repairs are completed, and when workers are in a position of safety o The running condition of rail vehicles Note: If there is any doubt as to the integrity of the rail vehicle, that vehicle must not be moved until authority is obtained from the Superintendent OCRS or their delegate. Driver  Do not move the train until told by worker carrying out repairs that o Repairs are completed, and o All workers are in a position of safety ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 13 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  14. 14. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety Train Controller  If it is safe to do so, authorise the repairs to be carried out WARNING: If repairs to a rail vehicle involve workers being within 3 metres from the nearest rail of any line, protection must be arranged for the adjacent track in accordance with SPR-RHS-SAF-003 – Infrastructure Trackside Safety. Do not place protection without the Authority of the Train Controller When rail vehicles are to be repaired within a yard Worker carrying out repairs  Obtain permission from train control.  Advise train control location and type of work to be performed.  Attach “Blue Boards’ Train Controller  Place appropriate electronic protection. ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 14 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  15. 15. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.4 RUNAWAY RAIL VEHICLE/S OR TRAIN/S When a train or rail vehicle has run away Worker noticing the runaway  Transmit an emergency radio message  Tell o train controller o Any train in the area o Workers working in the area  Take any action necessary to protect trains, other workers and members of the public provided it can be done without further increasing risk to self and/or others Train Controller  Take any necessary action to protect trains, other workers and members of the public Note: In the event that en emergency radio broadcast is made, all other radio traffic is to cease until the conclusion of the broadcast. ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 15 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  16. 16. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.5 UNSAFE RAIL VEHICLES OS 1.5.1 Damaged/Defective Rail Vehicles En-route If rollingstock has been damaged or derailed, it must not be moved unless authority is sought from the Superintendent OCRS or their delegate. If this is unpractical, the driver and the train controller may confer and reach agreement if it is safe to allow the derailed or damaged rail vehicle/s to travel to clear the section or to a nominated depot where it must be examined. If agreement can not be reached between the driver and the train controller, the rollingstock must not be moved until it can be inspected / repaired by qualified personnel OS 1.5.2 Damaged / Defective Rail Vehicles in a Depot If rollingstock is found or thought to be damaged or defective whilst the train is within a depot: Worker  Have rail vehicle/s inspected by a Rollingstock Maintainer, if available or qualified worker  Tell train controller.  If repairs cannot be made and the rail vehicle/s is unsafe to travel, detach and secure the rail vehicle/s and label it as defective Note: If there is any doubt as to the roadworthiness of rollingstock, or a rollingstock maintainer cannot be located without causing undue delay to the train service, the vehicle must be detached. ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 16 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  17. 17. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.5.3 Obligations of Workers When workers observe damage or defects to rail vehicles in the yard or en-route Workers  Attempt to advise the driver of the train  Tell train controller Train Controller  Notify the driver of the train in question  Advise the driver o Stop the train o Investigate the problem o Advise on the status of the rollingstock Note: The requirements of sections OS 1.5.1 and OS 1.5.2 must be carried out if the rollingstock is found to be damaged or defective. OS 1.6 OBSTRUCTION OF TRACKS OS 1.6.1 Objects Fouling a Running Track When an object/s fouls a running track Workers  Report the obstruction to the train controller  Protect the obstruction by o Permanent way stop signals o Clipping points away from the obstruction o Remove the obstruction if possible and safe to do so Train Controller  Arrange to have the obstruction cleared.  Apply electronic protection ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 17 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  18. 18. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.7 FIRE OS 1.7.1 Safety WARNING: Workers must not place themselves in danger when attempting to fight a fire. When a fire occurs, workers must assess the situation to determine if the fire can be controlled by themselves or if the assistance of the Fire Service is required. OS 1.7.2 Reporting of Fires Drivers and other workers must tell the train controller (who will pass the information to the ESO) of any fire on or adjacent to BHP Billiton Iron Ore Railroad Network or that has potential to damage or is likely to disrupt traffic. The train controller must notify the Supervisor/Superintendent Train Control at the earliest opportunity. OS 1.7.3 Assistance Required from Fire Service When assistance from the Fire Service is required to extinguish a fire Worker  Advise the train controller if the fire poses a threat to the network Train Controller  Tell the ESO and/or,  Arrange for the ESO’s to attend Worker  Allow the Fire Service to take control of fire  Give any assistance the Fire Service requires ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 18 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  19. 19. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.7.4 Fires On or Near the Track Note: Water shall not be used on electrical fires unless the electrical equipment has been isolated and earthed, where necessary. a) General Fire Procedures When a fire is discovered on or near the track Worker  Report fire to the train controller  Protect the running tracks, if necessary, or when told by the train controller  Obtain any assistance necessary to protect life and property and put out the fire, if possible, and when safe to do so  Maintain regular communication as arranged by train controller Train Controller  Do not allow traffic to enter the affected section until told it is safe  Ensure the ESO is contacted  Advise ESO’s  Tell Supervisor/Superintendent Train Control  Maintain communication with worker at the fire scene  If radio communication is available, transmit a message telling others in the area about the fire  Apply electronic protection if necessary. Driver  If a fire is observed o Report to the train controller and any track workers working on the track o Attempt to stop the train clear of the fire, if necessary ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 19 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  20. 20. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety b) Fires in Signalling Equipment and Cabling When a fire occurs, or is suspected Workers  Treat the fire as an electrical fire.  Extinguish the fire, if possible, and if it is safe to do so.  Contact train controller immediately. Train Controller  Ensure the ESO is contacted.  Tell the Supervisor/Superintendent Train Control  Arrange for repairs to be carried out immediately by relevant departments.  If the integrity of the signalling system is in doubt o Suspend normal working, and o Institute emergency working, if necessary  Resume normal working only on the instructions of the Railroad Manager or nominated delegate. OS 1.7.5 Fires on Trains and on Rail Vehicles When a fire occurs on rail vehicles of a train Driver  Stop and secure the train  Tell the train controller  Warn others in the vicinity that may be affected by the fire if possible  If the fire is on the locomotive, shut down diesel locomotive and turn off fuel  Isolate battery, if necessary  If it is safe to do so attempt to extinguish fire and/or isolate burning rail vehicles  Tell train controller o If fire is extinguished, or o If Fire Service is required ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 20 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  21. 21. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety Note: When the battery is isolated, in-cab radio communication will be lost. Train Controller  Ensure the ESO is contacted  Place electronic protection on adjacent tracks if necessary  Obtain details from the driver about the fire  Enquire as to whether assistance is required  Warn others in the vicinity that may be affected by the fire if possible  Tell the Supervisor/Superintendent Train Control Driver  Protect any adjacent tracks, if necessary or advised to do so by the train controller OS 1.7.6 Isolating Burning Rail Vehicles When it is necessary to isolate burning rail vehicles from a train to minimise damage or risk Driver  Advise the train controller that an attempt is to be made to isolate the burning rail vehicle  If possible, and if safe to do so o Secure the rear portion in accordance with BHP Billiton Procedures o Detach behind the affected rail vehicles o Pull ahead a safe distance o Secure and detach burning rail vehicles o Pull the leading portion ahead a safe distance WARNING: Be aware that any metal on rail vehicles may be hot enough to burn the skin on touch. Train Controller ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 21 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  22. 22. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety  Give authority to isolate the burning rail vehicle  When possible, obtain all details from the driver about the incident  Ensure the ESO is contacted  Advise the Supervisor/Superintendent Train Control OS 1.7.7 Extinguishing Fires on Rail Vehicles When it is necessary and safe to extinguish a fire on rail vehicles, and the Fire Service is not readily available a) Preparation for Extinguishing Fires on Rail Vehicles Worker  Obtain any assistance required to extinguish the fire  Make sure any action taken will not increase the hazard  Make sure the proper fire fighting equipment is used  Read instructions on the fire extinguisher before using in confined spaces  Be aware that any metal on rail vehicles may be hot enough to burn the skin on touch b) Controlling Fires on Rail Vehicles Worker  Use gloves when touching the affected vehicle  Be aware that flames may suddenly leap from the door or hatch on a locomotive  Stand to one side before opening a door or hatch  Locate the base of the fire ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 22 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  23. 23. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety  Direct the extinguisher nozzle at the o Base of the fire water or foam fire extinguishers o Flames above the base for Dry Chemical or Carbon Dioxide (CO2) extinguishers OS 1.7.8 Fires In, On, or Near Electrical Equipment When a fire occurs in, on, or near electrical equipment Workers  Make sure power is switched off as soon as possible  If power cannot be switched off, and only if necessary and safe, use fire extinguishers marked with o A black band on a red body, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) o A white band on a red body, (Dry Chemical) (see Figure OS 1.1) Note: Water must not be used on electrical fires unless the power has been isolated. OS 1.7.9 Fire Extinguishers Discharged When a fire extinguisher is discharged Worker  Advise train control  Note in log book.  Return fire extinguisher to the Supervisor  Do not return fire extinguisher to its bracket Supervisor  Arrange to have the fire extinguisher recharged or replaced ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 23 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  24. 24. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.7.10 Types of Fire Extinguishers and Their Uses There are different types of fire extinguishers for different types of fires; they are listed in the figures below. Class Use/Type of Fire A Ordinary combustibles B Flammable and combustible liquids C Flammable gases D Combustible metals E Electrically energised equipment F Cooking oils and fats Figure OS1 – Classes of Fire Extinguisher ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 24 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  25. 25. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety Pre- Type Current Class 1997 Water Solid red A Solid Red with a blue Foam A B blue band Powder Red with a white band A B C E Carbon Red with a black band A (limited) B C E F dioxide Vapourising liquid (not Red with a yellow band A B C E halon) Solid Withdrawn from Halon A B E yellow use Wet Solid Red with an A F chemical oatmeal oatmeal band ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 25 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  26. 26. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety Water Red in colour, it contains nine litres of water under pressure and is to be used in an upright position. It is designed for use on carbonaceous solids such as wood, paper, rubbish or textiles, and has a discharge period of 60 - 100 seconds. Water extinguishers are unsuitable for flammable liquid fires. This extinguisher must never be used on fires involving live electrical equipment. Foam Blue in colour, it contains nine litres of an aqueous film- forming foam additive, and is to be used in an upright position. It is designed for use on flammable liquid fires such as petrol, oils and paint and has a discharge period of 40 - 90 seconds. This extinguisher must never be used on fires involving live electrical equipment. Carbon Dioxide Red in colour with a black band, it is designed for use on fires involving flammable liquids and live electrical equipment. The discharge period depends on the size of the extinguisher. Dry Chemical Red in colour with a white band, it contains a bi- carbonate based powder and is suitable for fires involving flammable liquids and live electrical equipment. The discharge period depends on the size of the extinguisher. Wet Chemical Gold in colour, it has a liquid alkaline extinguishing agent, and is specifically designed for use in kitchens on deep fryer fires involving fat and cooking oil. This extinguisher must never be used on fires involving live electrical equipment. Figure OS2 – Types of Fire Extinguisher ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 26 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  27. 27. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.8 WORKERS INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT OR EMERGENCY OS 1.8.1 Movement of Trains after an Accident or Emergency If it is necessary to move the train or rail vehicle after an accident or emergency Driver  Move the train or rail vehicle only when authorised by a police officer or Railroad Manager or nominate delegate, unless o Remaining stationary will increase the danger to people or property Note: Dead human bodies may be moved only on the authority of the State Coroner, who is normally represented by a Police Officer at the scene. OS 1.8.2 Safety at an Accident or Emergency a) Before taking any action Worker  Check for any actual danger or potential danger  Avoid, remove or isolate any danger, if possible  Advise train controller. Note: Make sure the electrical power has been switched off before touching any worker who is in contact with electrical equipment. ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 27 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  28. 28. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety b) Before taking any action where people are injured and a danger exists Worker  Assess the situation  Check for actual or potential danger to o Self o The injured person/s o Bystanders  Remove or isolate the danger, or  Move the injured away from the danger, if it is safe to do so  Assist the injured, if possible  Advise the train controller OS 1.8.3 Arranging Assistance in an Accident or Emergency When arranging assistance Worker  If applicable broadcast an emergency radio message  Advise the train controller  Give the exact location of the accident or emergency  Ask for the type of assistance required, for example, Ambulance, Police or Fire Services  Give detailed instructions on how to reach the site, if possible  State the number of injured and the type of injuries, where possible  Give name/s of the injured to emergency and medical services, if possible Note: When accident occurs, the Train Controller in conjunction with Rail Transport Supervisor Rail Operations shall arrange for the driver to be relieved at the scene if required. ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 28 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  29. 29. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.9 REPORTING AN ACCIDENT, INCIDENT OR FAULTS / DEFECTS OS 1.9.1 Reporting an Accident or an Incident When an accident or incident such as an injury or a breach of safeworking procedures occurs, or the potential for an accident or incident exists Worker  Report the accident or incident, or the potential for an accident or incident, to the train controller Train Controller  Notify responsible Superintendent/Manager  Advise the ESO  Compile and submit relevant BHP Billiton forms OS 1.9.2 Reporting of Faults / Defects Workers who see any faults or defects in the workplace are to report the matter to their supervisor or train control. The faults or defects may include  Defects on trains  Safeworking faults  Damage or faults with the track  Rail vehicles  Any other faults or defects that could lead to injury of workers / public or damage to equipment Note: Do not touch potentially damaged or broken wiring. ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 29 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  30. 30. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.10 USE OF AUDIO/VISUAL EQUIPMENT OS 1.10.1 Distractions Using Audio/Visual Equipment While Carrying Out Safety Critical tasks Workers and contractors must not allow themselves to be distracted by the use of audio/visual equipment while carrying out safety critical tasks. a) Risks The following consequences may occur from a person being distracted while performing a safety critical task:  Collision  SPAD  Derailment  Injury or death b) Examples of Types of Audio / Visual Equipment The types of audio/visual equipment that contribute to a distraction can be but are not limited to the following:  Radio communication equipment other than BHP Billiton Railroad radios.  Desk top computers with computer games/DVD/CD etc.  Laptops and portable hand held computers  Mobile phones  Personal radios, CD/MP3/DVD players  Televisions  Cameras  Newspapers and Magazines ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 30 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  31. 31. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety c) Responsibilities of Safety Critical Workers Any worker or contractor carrying out a safety critical task or monitoring safety critical communications must take necessary action to eliminate the risk of being distracted at a critical time in their task. JHA’s should be used to evaluate the risk of distraction during safety critical tasks. ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 31 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.
  32. 32. BHP Billiton Iron Ore SPR-RHS-SAF-005 Rail Health & Safety OS 1.11 TRESPASSING ON THE BHP BILLITON IRON ORE RAILROAD NETWORK OS 1.11.1Trespassing When workers on duty, other than a driver of a moving train, see persons who are apparently on BHP Billiton Iron Ore railroad property without permission Worker/s  Identify themselves as a worker of BHP Billiton  Ask to see their BHP Billiton Infrastructure Card  Ask the person to identify themselves, and the reason they are on BHP Billiton property  Advise them of the danger of being within the BHP Billiton Network, that they could be endangering o Themselves o Workers o Property o BHP Billiton Operations, or o General public  Advise train control Note: When driver on a moving train see a trespasser on BHP Billiton property, they must give details to the train controller as soon as possible. ISSUE No: 1.0 General Operational Safety ISSUE DATE: 05/02/2009 SPR-RHS-SAF-005 PROCEDURE PAGE 32 OF 137Printed copies of this document are not controlled. To verify the copy is current, check on the controlled documents webviewer by following the “Controlled Documents link from the Iron Ore home page.

×