25 Sep 2018

Call for Development Group Members – Guideline on the Safe Use of Mobile Phones and Electronic Devices in the Railway Network

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) is seeking nominations from people to join a Development Group to develop a new Guideline – The Safe Use of Mobile Phones and Electronic Devices In the Railway Network – to support the National Rules.

This Guideline will provide advice on how to avoid safety incidents resulting from the unsafe use of mobile phones and electronic devices in the railway network.

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 Standard.

Development Group membership is voluntary and requires the support of your organisation to attend and contribute. There will be 4 meetings over the development period – 2 face-to-face (expected in February 2019 and May 2019) and 2 teleconferences (November 2018 & June 2019). 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 to ahardiman@rissb.com.au.

As part of your nomination, can 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 Friday, 12 October 2018.