System Safety Risk Group

    SSRG promotes collaboration on safety issues aligned to the risk areas described in the industry’s safety strategy ‘Leading Health and Safety on Britain’s Railway’ (LHBSR).

    Scope

    SSRG is the top-level group advising RSSB on its work programme regarding safety data analysis and risk analysis. It does this by:

    • Reviewing industry safety performance analysis and emerging safety issues.
    • Supporting RSSB in identifying and implementing cross-industry safety initiatives.
    • Sharing of learning and good practice.
    • Advising RSSB on industry safety priorities.
    • Supporting RSSB’S engagement and communication with other industry groups or parties with an interest in rail safety.
    • Advising RSSB on the quality of work done regarding its published programme.

    Message from the chair

    The Leading Health and Safety on Britain’s Rail strategy sets out a clear direction for health and safety management, focusing on risk initiatives that can reduce overall harm. SSRG supports the specialist safety risk groups that monitor the risks and capabilities set out in the strategy.  We monitor and review the strategy, reflecting on industry progress, building on the work of the risk groups, and ensuring industry collaboration continues to mature.

    Membership

    The group’s membership is made up of the following industry categories:

    • Infrastructure Safety Leadership Group
    • Level Crossings Strategy Group
    • People on Trains and Stations Risk Group
    • Road Risk Group
    • Suicide Prevention Duty Holder Group
    • trade unions
    • Train Accident Risk Group
    • Trespass Risk Group
    • passenger train operators
    • freight and other non-passenger train operators
    • infrastructure managers and owners
    • RSSB
    • Department for Transport (observer)
    • Office of Rail and Road (observer).
    Chair of committee: Steve Murphy , MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited
    RSSB main representative: Ann Mills , Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
    Other Members
    Company
    Representing
    Other members
    Patrick Verwer
    Govia Thameslink Railway
    Passenger Train Operating Company
    Damon Snell
    Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
    RSSB
    Lucy Powell
    Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
    RSSB
    Steve Enright
    Abellio Transport Group Limited
    Passenger Train Operating Company
    Darryl Hopper
    Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
    RSSB
    Martha Parkhurst
    Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
    RSSB
    Phil Barrett
    Rail Delivery Group
    Passenger Train Operating Company
    Steve Coe
    TSSA
    Trade Union
    Ann Mills
    Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
    RSSB
    Allan Spence
    Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
    Infrastructure Manager
    Lynsey Gilfillan
    Infrastructure Contractor
    Jen Ablitt
    Office of Rail and Road
    Office of Rail Regulation
    Ali Chegini
    RSSB
    Jeremy Hotchkiss
    Department For Transport
    DfT
    Paul Appleton
    Office of Rail and Road
    Office of Rail Regulation
    Garry Hassell
    RMT
    Trade Union
    Steve Murphy
    Chair
    Paul Rushton
    Abellio East Midlands Ltd
    Passenger Train Operating Company
    Lisbeth Fromling
    Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
    Infrastructure Manager
    David Wornham
    Passenger Train Operating Company
    Dougie Hill
    Direct Rail Services Limited
    Non Passenger Train Operator
    Michael Hamill
    Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
    Other Chair
    Marz Colombini
    Aslef Trustee Company Limited
    Trade Union
    Marcus Dacre
    Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
    RSSB
    Do you need to get in touch with this group?
    Contact our Industry Groups Manager for questions about the next meeting or about vacancies within this group.
    Lucy Powell
    Tel: 020 3142 5581
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