Marc Johnson

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New helmet screen provides face protection and inhibits the spread of Covid-19 for wearers of hard hats

Workwear and PPE manufacturer Portwest has reacted to the current COVID-19 pandemic by releasing a low-cost yet effective face screen that will...

Network Rail trio join SLC Rail

SLC Rail has appointed three new senior executives to its Midlands-based team. Nathan Campsall, Paul Fountaine and Ian Chambers - all of who join from...

Rail Safety Summit 2018 – Who is speaking?

Speakers from Network Rail, HS2 and the ORR will offer their insights into the challenges facing rail health and safety professionals approaching the start...

Senior appointments at Stobart Rail & Civils

Stobart Rail & Civils has made three new appointments to its senior management team in preparation for the start of CP6 in 2019. Keith Robertson,...

PPE of yesterday, today and tomorrow

Records have shown that rail workers have equipped themselves with personal protective equipment (PPE) since the 19th century. As industry safety practices have been...

Derby injects new life into old trains

It’s 1:30pm at Etches Park train depot in Derby and the canteen is filling up. Technicians down tools and join the excited chatter of...

Derby resignalling – 79 days later

You can achieve a lot in 79 days. Last year, British cyclist Mark Beaumont, inspired by the Jules Verne novel, cycled around the world...

How Network Rail is starting difficult conversations to address workplace taboos

Creating more diverse, inclusive workplaces will require everyone to have some difficult conversations. Discussions to address gender equality, the industry’s ageing workforce and mental...