Safety Management

  In June 2017, Rail Safety & Systems Assurance was appointed by Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) to review the Safety Management Systems (SMSs) of its Infrastructure Manager and Railway Undertaking arms. The review was prompted by the need to perform an external audit of the SMSs...

What does the ‘ALARP Principle’ mean to you?  To some people it means “scary approach to safety involving complicated analysis and open-ended safety obligations”.  If that is you (or you have never heard the term) this short article aims to de-mystify ALARP. Origins ALARP stands for ‘As...