EL-013 Reviewed 16/07/2021
(National Regulations – schedule 1 cl 13)
When an SMS is established, changed, or reviewed, OTHR will consult with key personnel which may include:
- Regulatory authorities;
- Personnel likely to be affected by the SMS (principally rail safety workers);
- Health and Safety Representatives;
- Local government and state organisation; and
- Other, rail transport operators with which the OTHR interacts.
The following have been identified as relevant contacts to be consulted with, when reviewing or varying relevant parts of OTHR’s SMS:
- OTHR rail members, volunteers, and rail safety workers;
- Regulatory Authorities – ONRSR, Dep Fair Trading, NSW Heritage Council;
- Oberon Local Council where road or public interfaces may be affected;
- Roads and Maritime where road or public interfaces may be affected;
- Police, Ambulance and Fire Services where Emergency and Security Management are affected;
- John Holland Rail for changes to access and changes to accreditation; and
- Adjoining property owners and land users where operations may impact on them.
OTHR will use the following methods of consultation:
- Risk assessment as part of the change management process, key stakeholders are included in the discussions;
- Regular volunteer and/or operations meetings;
- Information on Notice Boards or websites seeking feedback from rail safety workers; and
- Emails to OTHR members, volunteers, and rail safety workers.
OTHR Associated Document
Last updated: July 23, 2021 at 8:19 am