Recommendation: 2014-022

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Ref # 2014-022
Status Further Evidence Requested
Occurrence Structural failure of a platform canopy at Kent Station, Cork.
Occurrence Date 18 December 2013

Basis for Recommendation

The canopy had not received an inspection that met the structural requirements of IÉ standards I-FBD-8100, CCE-SMS-001 or the superseded standard I-STR-6510 or. In addition to this a number of the Annual Inspections undertaken did not contain the required signatures.

Recommendation

Iarnród Éireann Infrastructure Manager should review the structural and annual inspection regimes for Building & Facilities to ensure all assets are inspected in accordance with the prescribed standards and any associated documentation is completed appropriately.