Framework Agreement

On Thursday, January 17, 2013, in Health & Safety, Industrial Relations, News, by Coles

This post is for the benefit of all train staff especially those on the Bakerloo Line.The following is taken directly from the Framework of Agreement document available to all staff.Framework Agreement for Train Staffing This schedule specifies how train staff are utilised to deliver customer requirements and achieve efficient utilisation at a train staff depot.1.   [...]

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PNRs

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in Health & Safety, News, by Coles

Physical Needs Reliefs are not just for the purposes of going to the toilet. If during the course of your duty you feel so fatigued that you believe there is a significant risk of an incident occurring then you should let the Service Controller or DTSM know ASAP so that arrangements can be made for [...]

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Hazards

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in Health & Safety, News, by Coles

Government changes take away your compensation Dear Colleagues, You may have read in this month’s ASLEF journal of changes the Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition Government is making to the law on injury at work and compensation. If you have not read it, read this: Previously, since 1898 in fact, an employer was deemed responsible for your [...]

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Accidents At Work

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in Health & Safety, News, by Coles

Re: Accidents at Work and AAW LDIs 8 December 2012 Dear Colleagues, Management have recently made it absolutely clear that they are seeking the maximum sanctions at Attendance at Work LDIs. However some items have been agreed as discountable; such as accidents at work. The following is the slippery part:     ‘Agreed that accidents [...]

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Bakerloo Industrial Action – Detrainment Dispute

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in Health & Safety, Industrial Relations, News, by Coles

ASLEF & RMT members have democratically voted in favour for joint action short of a strike on the Bakerloo Line. The action is due to the current unsafe procedure in place. Industrial action commences at start of traffic on Tuesday 15th January 2013 until further notice. All members should manually detrain their train prior to [...]

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160 – Stonebridge Park Walkway

On Monday, October 22, 2012, in Health & Safety, News, by Coles

Stonebridge Park Walkway 22nd October 2012 #160     The Bakerloo Line branch discussed the issue of safety with regards to walking in and out of Stonebridge Park depot. Some time ago your ASLEF Health & Safety representative had a site meeting with then General Manager Kevin Bootle to illustrate the hazards on the walking [...]

 

155c – Early Reforming Of Train Numbers

On Monday, October 22, 2012, in Health & Safety, News, by Coles

Early Reforming Of Train Numbers 22nd October 2012 #155c   It’s been noted that from time to time Bakerloo Service Control have been calling trains very early on their southbound journey to effect train number reforming. This could be potentially confusing if numbers are changed early and duplicates are running, or if train operators are [...]

 

Dyslexia is an issue (Video)

On Thursday, September 13, 2012, in News, Notices, by Coles

ASLEF – Dyslexia is an issue – ASLEF Education video   ASLEF Education has produced a short video entitled “ASLEF – Dyslexia is an issue” featuring four train drivers and the ASLEF General Secretary. The video is designed to raise awareness of the reality that Dyslexia is an issue for our members within the workplace [...]

 

OSN 72

On Thursday, September 13, 2012, in Health & Safety, News, Uncategorized, by Coles

OSN 72 14th August 2012 #157 Operational Standards Notice 72 has been rewritten to reflect a recent event. OSN72 v2 This notice has been updated to clarify instructions when operating the train door interlocks before a defective train starts from a platform, after detraining.  An incident occurred where the train door interlock cut-out switch was [...]

 

155b – Early Reforming of Train Numbers

On Thursday, September 13, 2012, in Health & Safety, News, Uncategorized, by Coles

Early Reforming of Train Numbers 10th September 2012 #155b It has been noted that from time to time Bakerloo Service Control have been calling trains very early on their southbound journey to effect train number reforming. This could be potentially confusing if numbers are changed early and duplicates are running, or if train operators are [...]

 

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