Rail safety issues and actions

Fatigue management training

Issue number: RO-2013-003-SI-02
Who it affects: All rail operators
Issue owner: Pacific National
Transport function: Rail: Freight
Background: Investigation Report RO-2013-003
Issue release date: 15 November 2013
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification: Pacific National Bulk rail has commenced a review of the delivery and implementation of fatigue training.

Safety issue description

Pacific National Bulk Rail division did not provide training on fatigue management to the driver.

Response to safety issue and/or Proactive safety action taken by: Pacific National

Pacific National Bulk rail has commenced a review of the delivery and implementation of fatigue training to safety critical personnel to ensure relevant personnel have received the appropriate training.

ATSB comment/action in response:

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau notes the response provided and is satisfied that the action initiated by Pacific National will, when completed, address the safety issue.

Last update 25 February 2015