Network Rail


Network Rail has paid out £1m for slips, trips and falls in the past five years

In the past five financial years, Network Rail has out paid a total of £1m for slips, trips and falls across UK stations. Read More

Suicide prevention on the railways: In conversation with Network Rail’s Ian Stevens

It is a sobering fact that a suicide occurs, on average on British railways every 36 hours. 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

Innovation in construction – Making near miss reporting easier

SHP speaks to Steve Broom, Safety, Sustainability and Training Director at Dyer & Butler, about a Close Call Reporting System which has made the reporting of close calls involving unsafe acts and conditions simpler and has resulted in a reduction in the company’s AFR. Read More

Railway workers ‘the last line of defence preventing a major failure’

Railway operators need to do more to support their workers, who are coming under increasing pressure, according to a new report. Read More

Kier convicted following severe injury at concrete block building site

Kier Infrastructure pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety legislation following an incident which left a worker with life-changing injuries. Read More

Network Rail is fined £733k

Network Rail Infrastructure Limited has been fined £733,000 for a freight train derailment in 2013. The train partially derailed four Read More

Trauma and suicide – a workplace issue?

100 years ago, the greatest cause of death for young men, was war. Now it is suicide. According to the Read More

Train narrowly misses technicians working on tracks at Clapham Junction

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has published a safety digest into a near miss with staff that occurred at Read More

British Safety Council annual conference to focus on future challenges

British Safety Council is holding its annual conference next month with a focus on preparing for the future. Read More



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