Rail safety issues and actions

Fatigue management

Issue number: RO-2011-002-SI-08
Who it affects: All rail operators
Issue owner: Rail Commissioner SA
Transport function: Rail: Passenger - metropolitan
Background: Investigation Report RO-2011-002
Issue release date: 11 October 2011
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is satisfied that the action proposed by Public Transport Services adequately addresses the safety issue.

Safety issue description

Public Transport Services do not have a formal fatigue policy/procedure.

Proactive Action

Action number: RO-2011-002-NSA-008
Action organisation: Rail Commissioner SA
Date: 11 October 2011
Action status: Closed
Public Transport Services has advised that the following action is proposed with respect to fatigue management. ... that a draft Fatigue Management Policy and Process is currently being consulted with stakeholders prior to its finalisation and implementation.

ATSB comment:

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is satisfied that the action proposed by Public Transport Services will adequately address the safety issue.
Last update 31 January 2014