Recommendation: 2017-003

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Ref # 2017-003
Status Closed
Occurrence Difflin Light Rail Passenger Fall, Co. Donegal.
Occurrence Date 17 December 2016
Date Closed 31/12/2018

Basis for Recommendation

The Difflin Light Railway (DLR) Safety Management System (SMS) failed to fully identify all the risks associated with operation of their trains; in addition, there were several other issues identified with the DLR SMS; as a result the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:

Recommendation

Difflin Light Railway should review their Safety Management System (SMS), in its totality, and ensure that there are internal monitoring procedures that mandates the periodic checking of application of SMS processes and practises.