Improving safety culture in light rail operations

We have analysed incidents and accidents that have occurred across the tram network and identified seven key ways to reduce their likelihood.

1 - Monitor fatigue, health and fitness of your staff

2 - Conduct a risk assessment before making changes

3 - Conduct maintenance frequently and thoroughly

4 - Maintain heightened vigilance during abnormal situations

5 - Follow recommendations and controls through to completion

6 - Communicate safety information frequently and widely

7 - Provide thorough and frequent training to you staff

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