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Document ID (ISN)100360
CIS number 02-1449
ISBN(s) 0-7176-2127-8
Year 2001
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L52
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission
Title Railways (Safety Case) Regulations 2000 including 2001 amendments - Guidance on regulations
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, rev. ed., 2001. iv, 73p. 35 ref. Price: GBP 20.00.
Abstract This publication is aimed at managers, safety advisers and safety representatives of railway operators, including owners of infrastructure, train operators and station operators. It contains Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance on the Railways (Safety Case) Regulations 2000 as amended by the Railway Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2001. They require all operators to prepare a comprehensive safety plan ("safety case"), covering the safety an health of all staff and the public, They replace the 1994 regulations (see CIS 94-1757). The main changes are that the function of accepting and safety plans now rests with the HSE, safety audits by independent external bodies are required, and risk assessment needs to be done in greater detail.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; hazard evaluation; plant safety organization; rail transport; emergency organization
Descriptors (secondary) work aptitude; qualifications; safety guides; comment on law; responsibilities; replaced
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Rail transportation
Risk evaluation