System Safety Risk Group
The 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.
Rail Leader Update – Safety
For the latest update on our work in safety, watch Ann Mills, RSSB’s Deputy Director of System Safety and Health, summarise some of the most recent outputs from the SSRG network.
Asset Integrity Group
Infrastructure Safety Leadership GroupCreated in 1996, the long-established Infrastructure Safety Leadership Group is a is a high-profile and respected forum which represents the principal contractor and principal designer communities and their supply chains.
Leading Health and Safety on Britain's Railway Editorial Board
National Freight Safety Group
People on Trains and in Stations Risk GroupThe People on Trains and in Stations Risk Group leads and facilitates collaborative activities on the risks to the workforce, passengers and public at stations, on platforms and on board trains across the GB railway.
Risk and Safety Intelligence Programme Advisory GroupThe Risk and Safety Intelligence Programme Advisory Group (RSI PAG) steers the rebuild and development of key RSSB products and services including the Safety Risk Model, the Risk Profile Tool, national health and safety reporting, and SMIS Business Intelligence (BI).
Road Risk GroupThe Road Risk Group look at impacts on the widest range of those working in the rail industry from employees, contractors, suppliers, to Office of Rail and Road (ORR) inspectors and officers of the British Transport Police (BTP), and those conducting investigations.
Safety Management Intelligence System Advisory GroupThe Safety Management Intelligence System Advisory Group functions as an advisory group, representing SMIS user interests and presenting industry advice to RSSB’s SMIS Core Focus Strategy. RSSB will communicate its proposed SMIS priorities, strategies and plans to the group for discussion and feedback.
Train Accident Risk Group
Trespass and Suicide Prevention Strategy GroupThe Trespass and Suicide Prevention Strategy Group (TreSP SG) is an industry body committed to reducing trespass and suicide on the UK rail network. The provides strategic oversight of the industry’s collaborative approach to trespass and suicide prevention and ensure the safety of the public and railway staff by minimising disruption caused by trespass, theft, vandalism and suicide on the network.
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
- Train Accident Risk Group
- Trespass Risk Group
- trade unions
- passenger train operators
- freight and other non-passenger train operators
- infrastructure managers and owners
- Department for Transport (observer)
- Office of Rail and Road (observer).
Chair of the committee: Ellie Burrows, Network Rail - Eastern Region
RSSB main representative: Ann Mills
Name Company Role Status Ali Chegini RSSB RSSB Member Allan Spence Independent Deputy Chair Member Ann Mills RSSB RSSB group lead Member Anthony Coplestone HS2 Chair of Human Factors Group Member Dougie Hill RSSB Chair of NFSG Member Ellie Burrows Network Rail Infrastructure Limited Chair of SSRG Chair George Bearfield Rock Rail Holdings Limited Chair of AIG Member Greg Morse RSSB Chair of SSRG EB Member Iain Ferguson Network Rail Infrastructure Limited Infrastructure Managers Member Jenny Saunders Govia Thameslink Railway Chair of PTSRG Member Jeremy Hotchkiss Department for Transport Government Observer Lucy Powell RSSB RSSB Meeting Manager Marcus Dacre RSSB RSSB Member Mark Killick Network Rail Infrastructure Limited Chair of TreSP SG Member Marz Colombini Aslef Trustee Company Limited Trade Union Other Nadine Rae TSSA Trade Union Other Peter Gibbons Network Rail Infrastructure Limited Chair of WRVSG Member Phil Barrett Rail Delivery Group Industry Association Member Rob Wainwright Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
Member Rupert Lown
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
Member Sarah Short Office of Rail and Road Regulator Observer Stuart Spriggs Volker Rail Chair of ISLG Member