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Documents supplied by Rail Safety and Standards Board

A Guide to RSSB Research in Community Safety
A Guide to RSSB Research in Health
A Guide to RSSB Research in Operational Safety
A Guide to RSSB Research in Road-Rail Interface Safety
A Guide to RSSB Research in Station Safety
Conflict Avoidance Training for Front Line Railway Staff - Including Appendixes
Developing Metrics and Benchmarking for Sustainable Development in the Rail Industry - Benchmarking Report
Developing Metrics and Benchmarking for Sustainable Development in the Rail Industry - First Interim Report
Developing Metrics and Benchmarking for Sustainable Development in the Rail Industry - Review of Normalisation Techniques in the UK Transport Industry
Developing Metrics and Benchmarking for Sustainable Development in the Rail Industry - Second Interim Report
Developing Metrics and Benchmarking for Sustainable Development in the Rail Industry - Stakeholder Engagement Report
Developing Metrics and Benchmarking for Sustainable Development in the Rail Industry - Summary Report
Guidance on the Definitions and Analysis of Safety Related Information
Guidance on the Definitions of Safety Related Information in Safety Management Information System (SMIS)
Human Factors Study of Fatigue and Shift Work - Appendix 1: Working Patterns of Train Drivers - Implications for Fatigue and Safety
Human Factors Study of Fatigue and Shift Work - Appendix 2: Review of Coping Strategies to Mitigate Fatigue of Train Drivers
Human Factors Study of Fatigue and Shift Work - Appendix 3: Rail Rostering Culture - Interview Findings
Human Factors Study of Fatigue and Shift Work - Appendix 4: Evaluation of Current Tools and Techniques Used for Estimating Risks Associated with Shift Patterns
Human Factors Study of Fatigue and Shift Work - Main Report - Guidelines for the Management and Reduction of Fatigue in Train Drivers
Identification of Training Needs and Information Requirements - Improving Competence in Safety Related Decision Making - Training and Information Materials - Final Proposals
Introduction to Guides - Occupational Health Guidance Notes
Management Systems for Large Events and Perturbations at Stations - Report 7: Crowd Management at Stations - A Good Practice Guide
Managing the Effects of Applying Targets to the GB Rail Industry - Targets - Lessons from Outside the Rail Industry
Managing the Effects of Applying Targets to the GB Rail Industry - Targets - Lessons from Outside the Rail Industry - Main Report
Managing the Effects of Applying Targets to the GB Rail Industry - Targets and Indicators - Avoiding the Pitfalls
Managing the Risk Associated with Sudden Incapacity in Safety Critical Occupations - Guidance Document
Occupational Health Guidance Note 1: Organisational Arrangements for Occupational Health Management and Accountability - Who's Responsible for the Occupational Health of Your Workforce
Occupational Health Guidance Note 2: Occupational Health Leadership and Creating a Good Occupational Health Culture - Promoting a Good Occupational Health Culture
Occupational Health Guidance Note 3: Data Collection Monitoring & Reporting - Monitoring OH Related Aspects of Your Business
Occupational Health Guidance Note 4: Occupational Health in Job Design - Ill Health Can Affect Work and Can Affect Health
Occupational Health Guidance Note 5: Occupational Health Business Case Development - Healthcare Doesn't have to be a Burden on Your Business
Occupational Health Guidance Note 6: Getting the Best Value from Your Occupational Health Provider - Getting the Best from Your Healthcare Provider
Occupational Health Guidance Note 7: Working to Control and Reduce Occupational Health-Related Insurance Costs
Occupational Health Guidance Note 8: Getting the Best from the NHS - How the National Health Service Can Work for Your Company
Occupational Health Guidance Note 9: Occupational Health Promotion - Getting the Best Out Of the HSE/HSC and Other Bodies
Overview of Environmental Noise, Diffuse Pollution and Biodiversity Management in the Great Britain (GB) Rail Industry
R and D Programme - Research Brief - Assessment of the Impact of the EU Physical Agents Directive - Vibration and Noise
R and D Programme - Research Brief - Minimising the Impact of Suicides on Railway Staff
R and D Programme - Research Brief - Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome in Train Drivers
R and D Programme - Research Brief - Review of Drug Testing Methodologies
Railway Safety Research Programme - Human Performance - A Survey of Drug and Alcohol Policies in Industries Undertaking Safety Critical Work
Railway Safety Research Programme - Policy and Risk - Railway Safety and the Ethics of the Tolerability of Risk
Railway Safety Research Programme - Public Behaviour - Reducing Assaults on Railway Staff
Report on Improvements in the Safety of Passengers and Staff Involved in Train Accidents
Requirements of Rail Internal Verifier Qualifications Compared to the National V1 Standard
Research Brief - Developing Practical Tools for Measuring and Managing Safety Culture
Research Brief - Management Strategies for Workplace Trauma
Research Brief - Managing the Health Risks from Dealing with Human or Livestock Body Parts
Research Brief - Reducing the Risk to Motorists Traversing User Worked Crossings on Foot
Research Brief - Station Safety Seminar
Research Programme - Engineering - Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Transport Infrastructure
Research Programme - Engineering - Fire Protection - Carriage of Diesel Fuel
Research Programme - Engineering - Human Factors and Injury to be Collected During Accident Investigations
Research Programme - Engineering - Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry Part One - Recommendation 60: Rail Passenger Survey
Research Programme - Engineering - Project Report - Review and Development of Safe Working Practices in Electrified Areas - Report No 1
Research Programme - Engineering - Project Report - Review and Development of Safe Working Practices in Electrified Areas - Report No 2
Research Programme - Engineering - Review of Injury Causation and Human Factors in Vehicle Accidents - Detailed Data Analysis
Research Programme - Engineering - Review of Measures to Reduce Risk from Passenger Train Fuel Tanks
Research Programme - Engineering - Review of US Requirements for Passenger Train Emergency Systems and Their Relevance to GB - Occupant Protection in Rail Vehicles - Post Incident Strategies for Evacuation and Escape
Research Programme - Engineering - Safe Management of Railways Structures (Phase 2) - Objective 2: Vegetation and Its Effect on Slope Stability - Desk Study Report
Research Programme - Engineering - Safe Management of Railways Structures (Phase 2) - Objective 4: Assessment of Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) and Monitoring Techniques - Desk Study Report
Research Programme - Engineering - Safe Management of Railways Structures (Phase 2) - Objective 5: Performance Criteria for the Continuing Safety of Railway Structures Under Service Loads - Desk Study Report
Research Programme - Engineering - Safe Management of Railways Structures (Phase 2) - Objective 6: Assessment of Strengthening and Repair Methods - Desk Study Report
Research Programme - Engineering - Safe Management of Railways Structures (Phase 2) - Objective 7: To Establish How the Impact of Constraints to High Speed Passenger and Freight Trains Might be Reduced - Desk Study Report
Research Programme - Engineering - Safe Management of Railways Structures (Phase 2) - Objective 8: To Examine the Potential Impact of Train Induced Vibration on the Safe Performance of Embankments, Lineside Structures and Adjacent Buildings - Desk Study Report
Research Programme - Engineering - Safe Management of Rrailways Structures (Phase 2) - Objective 3: Development of a Generic Risk Assessment Methodology for Optimisation of Examination Intervals for Structures and Earthworks - Desk Study Report
Research Programme - Engineering - Scour and Flood Risk at Railway Structures - Final Report
Research Programme - Engineering - Water Recycling Technology for Train Toilets
Research Programme - Management - An Analysis of Formal Inquiries and Investigations to Identify Human Factors Issues - Human Factors Review of Railway Incidents
Research Programme - Management - Assessment of the Value of Preventing a Fatality - Report and Results
Research Programme - Management - Developing Method Statements as a Planning, Work Prioritisation, and Task Delivery Tool
Research Programme - Management - Developing Tools to Support RSSB in the Preparation of the Strategic Safety Plan
Research Programme - Management - Development of Competence Assessment Criteria for Supervisors in Safety Critical Roles
Research Programme - Management - Health and Safety Effects of Crowding - Hazard Identification
Research Programme - Management - Implications of Noise-Related EU Legislation
Research Programme - Management - Industry Guide to Safety Culture Tools and Methods
Research Programme - Management - Informing the Development of a Decision-Taking Framework for the Rail Industry - Part 1 : Framework Overview
Research Programme - Management - Informing the Development of a Decision-Taking Framework for the Rail Industry - Part 2: Case Studies
Research Programme - Management - Investigation of Common Safety Methods
Research Programme - Management - Measurement of Safety Culture in the Rail Industry
Research Programme - Management - Modelling Societal Concerns - Development and Calibration of a Model for Gauging Societal Concern for the Railway Industry - Report
Research Programme - Management - Modelling the Implications of Changes to a Safety Requirements Regime
Research Programme - Management - Proposals for the Weighting of Major and Minor Injuries
Research Programme - Management - Risks in Management Systems, Phase 1
Research Programme - Management - Safety Critical Roles - Refresher Training and Re-Assessment Frequency
Research Programme - Management - Safety Critical Roles - Refresher Training and Re-Assessment Frequency
Research Programme - Management - Safety Critical Rule Compliance
Research Programme - Management - Supply Chain Safety Management
Research Programme - Management - Supply Chain Safety Management - Existing Accreditation Schemes
Research Programme - Management - Supply Chain Safety Management - Identification of Industry Best Practice
Research Programme - Management - Supply Chain Safety Management - Review of GB and EU Standards
Research Programme - Management - The Impact of Experience Erosion on Safety
Research Programme - Management - The Weighting of Non-Fatal Injuries - Fatalities and Weighted Injuries - Report from Oxford Risk Research and Analysis (ORRA)
Research Programme - Management - Wider Sources for Safety Information (WSOSI)
Research Programme - Operations - Assessing the Balance Between Trackworker Safety and Overall System Safety
Research Programme - Operations - Assessing the Cost of Assaults
Research Programme - Operations - Assessment of the Impact of the EU Physical Agents Directive - Vibration
Research Programme - Operations - Developing Safety Signs for Children on Board Trains
Research Programme - Operations - Development of a Level Crossing Risk Management Toolkit - Summary Report
Research Programme - Operations - Fears and Experiences of Passengers from Assault - Final Report
Research Programme - Operations - Improving the Content and Placement of Anti-Trespass Signs
Research Programme - Operations - Improving the Content and Placement of Anti-Trespass Signs - Appendix B/C
Research Programme - Operations - Managing Large Crowds and Perturbations at Stations - Initial Research Report
Research Programme - Operations - Managing Large Events and Perturbations at Stations - Crowd Relocation and Risk Evaluation Framework
Research Programme - Operations - Managing Large Events and Perturbations at Stations - Literature Review
Research Programme - Operations - Managing the Health Risks from Dealing with Human or Livestock Body Parts - Final Report
Research Programme - Operations - Minimising the Impact of Suicides on Railway Staff
Research Programme - Operations - Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome in Train Drivers
Research Programme - Operations - Review of Drug Testing Methodologies
Research Programme - Operations - Safety Critical Communications
Research Programme - Operations - T389: Management of Health Needs - Report 1: The Current Position Across the Rail Sector
Research Programme - Operations - T389: Management of Health Needs - Report 2: The Pros and Cons of a Railway Occupational Health Advisory Body
Research Programme - Operations - The Implications of the Physical Agents Directive (Noise) - Summary
Research Programme - Operations - The Implications of the Physical Agents Directive (Noise) - Workstream 1 the Noise Exposure of Staff in Driving Cabs
Research Programme - Operations - The Implications of the Physical Agents Directive (Noise) - Workstream 2 Noise Exposure of Bystanders
Research Programme - Operations - The Implications of the Physical Agents Directive (Noise) - Workstream 3 the Noise Exposure of TrackWorkers and Workshop Staff
Research Programme - Operations - Trespass and Vandalism Cost Modelling
Research Programme - Operations - Updating Drug and Alcohol Policies and Testing Methods
Research Programme - Operations and Management - Alleviation of Passenger Bottlenecks at Terminal Station Platforms - Quantified Risk Assessment of the Impact from Collapsible Decking
Research Programme - Policy and Risk - Ethical Basis of Rail Safety Decisions
Research Programme Project Report - Operations - The Use of Tactile Surface at Rail Stations
Research and Development Programme - Research Brief - Management Systems for Large Events and Perturbations at Stations
Review of Research Relating to Sustainable Development for the Railway - Final Report (including Appendices 1-7)
The 'Anatomy of Risk' Model - An Outline of its Application to Railway Safety
The Future of the Diesel Engine
The Railway Strategic Safety Plan 2008-2010
Understanding Human Factors - A Guide for the Railway Industry
Writing Safety Plans - A Guide for Operators - Spring 2008

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