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Safety, PPE, Training and Competency

The contractor or applicant shall ensure that all employees, visitors and other personnel employed or present on railway property in areas generally excluded from the public, shall at all times wear high visibility orange shirts, in accordance with DPTI PPE standards. Where work is to be carried out at night or in reduced visibility, all shall wear reflectorised orange safety shirts or vests, in accordance with DPTI’s requirements.

The contractor or applicant shall ensure that no red or green clothing, including hats and safety helmets, are to be worn by any employee, visitor or other personnel of the contractor or applicant while on railway property, in areas generally excluded from the public.

Any person accessing the rail corridor must hold and carry a valid current DPTI Rail Safety Awareness card with photo ID, and must present it at all times when requested.

An example rail safety awareness card

Rail Safety Awareness Training can be completed in a classroom environment at DPTI Learning and Development or online. Details can be found at http://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/stayswitchedon/RSA.