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Innovation in construction: Improving safety on the railways

SHP caught up with Ian Raxton, HM Principal Inspector of Railways at Office of Rail and Road, and Louise Ellary CMIOSH, Health and Safety Leader, Laing O’Rourke to find out how safety is manged on some of the UK’s major rail projects. Read More

London Underground and Balfour Beatty fined £433,000 after incident

Adrian Rascarache, 36 was struck by a road rail vehicle (RRV) and his lower body was crushed between the RRV and the platform edge, resulting in serious injuries to his pelvis. Read More

TfL apologises after Jubilee Line tube train filmed moving with doors open

A tube train has been taken out of service and is being investigated after the doors failed to shut before it moved off the platform. The incident happened near Finchley Road, north London, on the Jubilee Line on Saturday. Read More

Crossrail delay: More time needed to ensure ‘safe and reliable railway’

Crossrail Limited has said that more time is needed to complete “final infrastructure and extensive testing” to ensure a “safe and reliable railway” is delivered for customers “from day one of passenger service”. Read More

Child voice helps reduce injuries by a third at London tube station

On average 15 people a month are injured on escalators at Victoria Station. London Underground has come up with a novel way to help reduce those numbers. Read More

London Underground fined £500,000 after fall in disused station

London Underground has been fined £500,000 after a worker fell 9.5m from a tower scaffold. The maintenance worker was cleaning Read More

TfL launches women’s safety clothing range

As Transport for London marks 100 Years of Women in Transport, it has introduced its first ever women’s safety clothing Read More

New president at project management association

David Waboso CBE, director of capital programmes at London Underground, will become the Association for Project Management’s new president in Read More

Safety target: zero harm

Many companies are embracing zero harm initiatives, however few are aware of how tribes can form in an organisation, forming Read More



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