Improvement notices 2018

This page contains details of improvement notices issued in 2018. Copies of the notices can be found on our public register.

Company and notice number Brief description Issue date Compliance Date Result
South Western Trains Limited

I/24122018LO
This notice was served as South Western Trains Limited are not conducting their undertaking in such a way as to ensure that, so far as is reasonably practicable, their employees are not exposed to risks to their health and safety. Specifically, SWT have not provided adequate information, instruction and supervision with regards to those undertaking Track Patrols in 3rd rail electrified areas within the depot yard. 24 December 2018 25 March 2019  
QTS Group Limited

I/20181218HGJ01
This notice was served as QTS Group Limited have failed to ensure that effective measures have been taken to prevent access by either employees or non-employees to dangerous parts of drilling rigs which have been provided for their use at work. 18 December 2018 29 March 2019  

Chiltern Railway Company Limited

I/BS101218/01

This notice was served as, at Chiltern Aylesbury Maintenance Depot, there is no suitable and sufficient risk assessment to check the exposure of employees and non-employees to fumes from diesel engine exhaust emissions whilst undertaking work within the train maintenance sheds. 10 December 2018 13 June 2019  

Chiltern Railway Company Limited

I/BS301118/01

This notice was served as, at Chiltern Banbury Maintenance Depot, there are no showers provided, no suitable and sufficient accommodation for clothing, no separate male and female changing facilities and no suitable and sufficient area to eat meals. 30 November 2018 11 January 2019 Complied

Port of Sheerness

I/MDB/19112018
This notice was issued as Port of Sheerness are not complying with the Briella Way Level Crossing Order 1998. 19 November 2018 28 March 2019  
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited

I/NWM/2/2018
This notice was served as NR Infrastructure Limited have failed to take appropriate action to ensure that their employees' exposure to vibration is eliminated at source or, where that is not reasonably practicable, reduced to as low a level as is reasonably practicable. 28 August 2018 28 November 2018 Complied
Carnforth Railway Restoration & Engineering Services Limited (CRRES) This notice was served as CRRES have failed to make a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risk of shunting railway carriages and other rail vehicles without the use of a traction engine. 03 August 2018 24 September 2018 Complied
Eurotunnel - Channel Tunnel Limited

I/KB012018
This notice was served as Eurotunnel have failed to provide systems of work that are, so far as is reasonably practicable, safe and without risks to the health and safety of persons at work in the agent 5 role. This includes your employees and contractors when escorting customer vehicles from the platforms and onto the shuttles and are therefore exposing them to risks to their safety, namely from being struck by a moving vehicle on the platform. 02 August 2018 01 January 2019 Complied
France Manche SA

I/KB022018
This notice was served as France Manche SA have failed to provide systems of work that are, so far as is reasonably practicable, safe and without risks to the health and safety of persons at work in the agent 5 role. This includes your employees and contractors when escorting customer vehicles from the platforms and onto the shuttles and are therefore exposing them to risks to their safety, namely from being struck by a moving vehicle on the platform. 02 August 2018 01 January 2019 Complied
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited

I/DTHM/15052018
This notice was served as NR Infrastructure Ltd do not have a practical system in place to identify the presence of asbestos in their assets, which presents a potential hazard to employees, and persons not employed by them. 15 May 2018 01 July 2019  
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited

I/MDB/10052018/01
This notice was served as NR Infrastructure Ltd do not have a practical system in place to identify, assess and maintain culverts - and this potentially presents a risk to persons not employed by them. 11 May 2018 28 June 2018 Complied
STM Group (UK) Limited

I/WG/180419/02
This notice was issued as STM Group (UK) Limited have not provided suitable and sufficient washing facilities at a readily accessible place. 19 April 2018 11 May 2018 Complied
Dorset County Council

I/WG/180419/01
This notice was issued as DCC have not provided suitable and sufficient washing facilities at a readily accessible place. 19 April 2018 11 May 2018 Complied
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited

I/CI/180329
This notice was served as NR Infrastructure have not carried out a suitable and sufficient risk assessment of manual handling of steel sleepers undertaken by persons working for subcontractors on behalf of their Works Delivery function. 03 April 2018 01 July 2018 Complied
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited

I/DTHM/23012018
This notice was served as NR Infrastructure are not conducting operations in such a way as to ensure that persons not in their employment, including road and rail level crossing users, are not exposed to risks to their safety on or near level crossings and associated signal boxes in the Anglia route. 23 January 2018 31 March 2021