08 Nov 2023

Call for Development Group Members – Code of Practice: Rail Transport of Dangerous Goods

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) is seeking nominations from people to join a Development Group to develop the following Guideline.

Code of Practice: Rail Transport of Dangerous Goods


Complementing existing Standards and Guidelines, with consideration of end to end transport logistics, this Code of Practice will inform rail transport operators of the requirements for safe transport of dangerous goods on rail.

How to contribute

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

Development Group membership is voluntary and requires the support of your organisation to attend and contribute. There will be a minimum of 5 meetings between Jan 2024 and November 2024. These will be planned as teleconferences.

Further information on the responsibilities of a Development Group member can be obtained from the RISSB website here.

All nominations and enquiries are to be submitted to ihodges@rissb.com.au

As part of your nomination, 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 of all major interest categories in the development of this document.

The closing date for nominations is Monday, 11th December 2023.