09 Sep 2016

Recall for Development Group Members for Infrastructure Tunnel Recess and Bridge Escapes Code of Practice.

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board is seeking nominations from people to join a Development Group to develop the CoP for Tunnel Recess and Bridge Escapes.


This product will provide supporting document to the RISSB suite of standards.

The development of the Code of Practise or Guideline would assist an organisation selecting the types and designs that meet the core requirement of keeping persons separated from trains in an emergency situation.

It is proposed that the Railway Infrastructure Tunnel and Bridge escapes product be developed from recent research and based on the core principles of control that the protection is trying to achieve.

The product will be performance based and will not stifle innovation in this critical area of protection.

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.

Development Group membership is voluntary and requires the support of your employer organisation to attend and contribute. Attendance can be via teleconferencing, with attendance at around a max of 4 meetings per year over the development of the standard.

Further information on the responsibilities of a Development Group member can be obtained from the RISSB website. Development Group documentation will also be sent out to all nominees.

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

Closing date for nominations 23 September 2016.