Notifiable Occurrences

HP-021        Reviewed 08/12/2016

The Rail Safety National Law requires notifiable occurrences to be reported. A notifiable occurrence means an accident or incident associated with railway operation that has, or could have, caused significant property damage, serious injury, death or that is, or is of a class that is, prescribed by the national regulations to be a notifiable occurrence or class of notifiable occurrence.

Notifiable occurrences are categorised as follows:

Category A, the most serious, which must be immediately orally reported by phoning the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) on 1800 011 034 and following up with a written report to the ONRSR within 72 hours, using the prescribed form

Category B, which must be reported to the ONRSR within 72 hours, using the prescribed form.

Notification-Form-Occurrences-ONRSR-Issue-1-Website.pdf

 Notifying OTHR Management:

All incidents of reportable occurrences are to be reported directly to the OTHR president by telephone as soon as reasonably practiable by the operator.  All such reports will

  • be written up in detail by the operator and managers involved.
  • be brought to the attention of the OTHR Management Committee for appropriate immediate action as required by the event
  • trigger a risk analysis of the activity surrounding the notifiable occurrence and the appropriate change management procedures following any identified changes to OTHR procedures.
  • be included in the annual SMS Review background documentation

Resources:

  • ONRSR – Occurence Notification Form

OTHR Applicable Documents:

IM-001 Incident Emergency Contact List140317

IM-002 Summary Notifiable Occurrences 200709

IM-003 Minor Incident Report Form 27 June 2018

R-012 Hazardous Materials 03_02_10

SN-009 ITSRR Notifiable Ocurrences 190509

 

 

Last updated: June 27, 2018 at 12:33 pm