09 Nov 2017

Call for Development Group Members – AS 7457 Management of SPADs

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) is seeking nominations from people to join a RISSB Development Group to draft AS 7457 Management of SPADs


The purpose of this Standard is to provide a common approach to risk management of SPADs and proceed authority exceeded events; including –

  • risk assessments,
  • categorisation,
  • immediate post-incident response,
  • controls,
  • post incident management,
  • investigation and communication of lessons learned to industry.

How to Contribute

Stakeholders and interested parties are invited to submit nominations for subject matter experts to join the Development Group to contribute to the overall depth and quality of the document.

DG membership is voluntary and requires the support of your employer organisation to attend and contribute. Attendance can be via teleconferencing, with attendance at around five (5) meetings over the development of the standard. Further information on the responsibilities of a Development Group member can be obtained from the RISSB website.

All nominations and enquiries are to be submitted by emailing jcampbell@rissb.com.au

As part of your nomination, could you please provide a brief detailing your contact details, your interest in this development (materially affected party, subject matter expert, etc.), and any other information which might support your participation. Your information will assist us in ensuring a balanced representation from all major interest categories in this Standard’s development.

Closing date for nominations 07 December 2017.