The safety dance

The creation of Great British Railways is the opportunity to simplify the organisations called into existence by fragmentation, not least in the safety industry

Looking into what happened: inspectors examine the scene at Salisbury Tunnel Junction on 1 November 2021, the day after the collision between SWR and GWR DMUs.
Jack Boskett

Welcome to the most dangerous subject. Partly because of what might happen between now and publication, partly because of those in the business who really don’t like being criticised. It is time to evaluate objectively the legions of people wearing safety badges, but secure behind a firewall from sharp-end responsibility.


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