Contents (2008 - 610)
Rail Safety (General) Regulation 2008
28 Category A occurrences also to be notified by telephone
(1) If a Category A notifiable occurrence happens on, or in relation to, a rail transport operator’s railway premises or railway operations, the operator must notify the ITSRR or an authority specified by the ITSRR under section 63 of the Act by telephone as soon as practicable after becoming aware of the occurrence.(2) A rail transport operator is to provide the following information when notifying a Category A notifiable occurrence:(a) the name of each rail transport operator involved in the occurrence,(b) brief details of the occurrence, including the number of people injured or killed (if any), the emergency services that attended (if any) and any actions taken by the emergency services or rail transport operators in response to the occurrence,(c) the name and telephone number of an individual who can be immediately contacted to provide further details of the occurrence and who, if practicable, is at the scene.Note.The ITSRR has specified the Chief Investigator as the authority for this purpose, under section 63 of the Act.