12 Feb 2018

Call for Development Group Members for Environmental Management in Rail Construction Code of Practice

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) is seeking nominations from people to join a RISSB Development Group to draft a Code of Practice for Environmental Management in Rail Construction.


Government and public expectations surrounding appropriate management of environmental impacts during construction, and around delivery of systems which support ongoing environment sustainability, are increasing. 

This Code of Practice will promote consistency of approach in, and generally raise the bar for, environmental management in rail construction. As well as demonstrating good corporate citizenship, the avoidance of environmental damage also avoids significant financial (and reputational) penalties.

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 this Code of Practice.

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 (3-5) meetings over the development period. 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 pallan@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 the development of this document.

Closing date for nominations 10 March 2018.