ESD Optimised Earthing and Earthing Pantographs Network Rail

Our Ref: HSR/4/2

Head Office Circular: NP/059/19

27th March 2019

To: The Secretary

ALL BRANCHES

REGIONAL COUNCILS

 

Dear Colleague,

 

ESD OPTIMISED EARTHING AND EARTHING PANTOGRAPHS

NETWORK RAIL

 

Network Rail have undertaken national consultation on new proposals for Optimised Earthing and Earthing Pantographs. This matter has been considered by the National Executive Committee who have adopted the following report of their Health and Safety Sub-committee:

 

That we note that the national consultation has taken place and that Area Consultation is to take place on the trials of the equipment. The NEC to be updated of any issues arising from the consultation or the trials process. The General Secretary is instructed to inform the company that RMT representatives are to be included in the trials and national councils to be advised and consulted on trials and conclusions.

 

Branches and Regional councils to be informed.

 

I am acting in accordance with these instructions.

 

Please make the contents of this circular available to all appropriate members.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Mick Cash

General Secretary

 

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