Network Rail Electrical Safety Delivery Programme

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Our Ref: HSR/4/2
Head Office Circular: NP/171/17
19th October 2017

The Secretary
ALL BRANCHES
ALL REGIONAL COUNCILS

Dear Colleague

Network Rail Electrical Safety Delivery Programme

Further to Head Office Circular NP/097/17 this matter was considered again by your National Executive Committee who have noted and adopted the following report of their Health and Safety Sub-committee:

We note the report on file from our representatives and instruct the General Secretary to write to the company to formalise our concerns about the company’s proposal to reduce the safe working distance from 2.75m to 1.6m and over the proposal to introduce the concept of “charged but not live”. We further note and congratulate our appointed representatives on their vigilance in this matter,
Branches and Regional Councils be advised.

I am acting in accordance with these instructions

Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all relevant members.

Yours sincerely
 
Mick Cash
General Secretary