As a full holder of a Principal Contractors (PC) Licence, RJ Power Rail Limited has to continually assure Network Rail (NR), that it is maintaining the appropriate and robust Health, Safety, Quality and Environment (HSQE) management systems to effectively discharge its duties under the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015.
As a result of this requirement, RJ Power Rail’s team has to demonstrate annually its continued assurance and ongoing suitability to effectively discharge its duties as a PC.
NR team’s core remit is as follows:
As part of this compliance criteria and the ongoing collaboration between Network Rail and RJ Power Rail relating to its Principal Contracting duties, RJ Power Rail is pleased to announce that after a successful audit by a Network Rail Assurance Specialist, its PC License has been extended for another year.
The site team led by Kevin Bridger and accompanied by Simon Gregory, were specifically commended by the auditor for both recognising the fatigue stress caused by night shift working and the outstanding quality of the Lifting Risk Assessment form.
The Network Rail Assurance Specialist commented that:
“RJ Power Rail had adequately planned and was managing the safe implementation of the shift activities witnessed at Eastleigh in compliance with its responsibilities as a Principal Contractor (PC) for Network Rail.”