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Network Rail and Samaritans team up to help reduce suicides on rail network

Every year over 200 people take their own lives on Britain’s railways. Railway suicide affects drivers and staff including station staff, track workers and police...

A new safety policy statement from Network Rail’s Chief Executive

Written by Colin Wheeler for RailStaff On visiting Network Rail’s Safety Central website I was delighted to find a new, simple, intelligible but focused and...

No Messin’ Railway Safety Cup 2011 champions crowned

Aspiring young footballers from Swansea have been emulating their promotion-winning heroes, Swansea City. Pentrehafod School was crowned No Messin’ Railway Safety Cup 2011 champions after...

SigNovate’s new platform takes the strain off rail workers

Health and safety is a huge consideration within the rail industry, no more so than for engineers working on track. All organisations work hard to...

Wing Award for Safety winners

Once again the Wing Award for Safety resulted in a tie between two major contributors to the field of railway lineside safety. John Camp, of...

Health & Safety Gold again for Lanes Group

Lanes Group plc has won a gold medal at this year’s RoSPA Health and Safety awards, for the second year running. Said a delighted John...

Working at height, safety saves money

Working at height is one of the biggest safety issues in the construction industry today. Every year, there are over 11,000 reported accidents, most...

Cosalt provides comfort and protection for rail workers

For more than 20 years Cosalt has been designing, manufacturing and supplying safety clothing to the UK rail industry. Today, over 30,000 rail personnel wear...

Safely Home – with Hydrex

Hydrex is investing in the latest technology and the Safely Home initiative to improve safety awareness among its employees and the wider rail industry. Says...

The importance of Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is just what it says. It is the front line defence against injury for any railway worker, and Network Rail is...

Express Medicals discuss importance of Wellbeing

Dan Hegarty of Express Medicals discusses Wellbeing What is wellbeing and is it relevant to companies and their employees? Most adults have an in-built understanding of...