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Face coverings now mandatory on public transport

From 15 June, face coverings are required while using public transport in England. Read More

‘Loose screws’ to blame for open doors on train travelling 80mph

‘Loose screws’ have been found on ‘at least 60 doorways’ in Greater Anglia’s refurbished class 321 carriages. Read More

Women in health and safety: the challenges facing design construction and operation of modern railway

Capita held a Women in Health & Safety event where different professionals from design, construction, operation and legal departments gave insights on the challenges they face. Read More

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

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



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Down to Earth: The hidden risk of low level falls in vehicle maintenance

Display Screen Equipment: Employee factsheet

ISO 45003: Your questions answered

Environment Bill guidance document

Hybrid working – Director’s briefing