Recommendation: 2017-006

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Ref # 2017-006
Status Open / In progress
Occurrence Near miss at Knockcroghery Level Crossing, XM065, Co. Roscommon
Occurrence Date 31 January 2017

Basis for Recommendation

As no formal risk assessment process was in place at the time of the re-positioning of the cameras, which effectively resulted in obstructed views at the level crossing; the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:

Recommendation

Iarnród Éireann's Signalling, Electrical & Telecommunications Department should develop a formalised risk assessment process for the positioning of CCTV cameras and associated design works.