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RAILWAY SAFETY REGULATOR RELEASE RAILWAY SAFETY STATISTICS FOR 2019/20

RAILWAY SAFETY REGULATOR RELEASE RAILWAY SAFETY STATISTICS FOR 2019/20

The Deputy Minister of Transport, Dikeledi Madgadzi, released the State of Safety Report today via a webinar on CNBC Africa. The Minister was joined by the Chairperson of the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) Board, Mr. Boy Johannes Nobunga and Acting CEO, Ms. Tshepo Kgare as well as the CEOs of the three big operators who […]

Taking safety education to schools in Limpopo

Taking safety education to schools in Limpopo

As part of our safety awareness initiatives during the October Transport Month, the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) will be in Limpopo on 28 October 2020 to speak to leaners of Lekota,  Mamphoku and Ranti Secondary schools, respectively. Even though schools are on recess currently, learners from these schools are taking part in a rail safety […]

Safety Management Systems explained

Safety Management Systems explained

The National Railway Safety Regulator Act No. 16 of 2002 as amended (the Act) defines a Safety Management System (SMS) as a formal framework for integrating safety into day-to-day railway operations. The framework includes safety goals and performance targets, risk assessment, responsibilities and authorities, rules and procedures, monitoring and evaluation processes and any other matter […]

Women in Rail Panel Discussion Invitation

Women in Rail Panel Discussion Invitation

Join us at the Women In Rail Panel Discussion!
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UNPACKING OCCURRENCE REPORTING

UNPACKING OCCURRENCE REPORTING

The reporting requirements of the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR), which form part of the Annual State of Safety Report, are contained in the South African National Standards SANS 3000-1:2009 edition 2. The Standard defines and classifies occurrences into categories to be used by the operators in their reporting to the RSR. Occurrence data is classified […]

RAILWAY SAFETY REGULATOR LAUNCHES SAFETY CAMPAIGN AIMED AT EMPLOYEE SAFETY

RAILWAY SAFETY REGULATOR LAUNCHES SAFETY CAMPAIGN AIMED AT EMPLOYEE SAFETY

Rail is one of the key pillars of any country’s economy and South Africa is no different. With more of the workforce having returned to work during the Alert Level 3 of the lockdown, the same has been the case with most rail workers.

VERBAL SAFETY CRITICAL COMMUNICATION: A NEW REGULATORY TOOL

VERBAL SAFETY CRITICAL COMMUNICATION: A NEW REGULATORY TOOL

The Railway Safety Regulator recently published a Determination on Verbal Safety Critical Communication Protocol (VSCCP) following Notice no 43110 in the government gazette of 20 March 2020.

RM3 MADE EASY

RM3 MADE EASY

The Railway Safety Regulator commenced with the introduction of the Risk Maturity Model (RM3) during 2019, to contribute to improved safe railway operations.

SOWETAN ISSUES APOLOGY TO THE RAILWAY SAFETY REGULATOR

SOWETAN ISSUES APOLOGY TO THE RAILWAY SAFETY REGULATOR

On 22 May 2020, the Sowetan apologised unreservedly to the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) for publishing unverified allegations.

RAILWAY SAFETY REGULATOR’S RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

RAILWAY SAFETY REGULATOR’S RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) closed its offices across the country in response to the 21-day lockdown pronounced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 23 March 2020.