Rio Tinto M2 – Interface
This module of Safeworking applies to personnel that work directly in (field) Interface areas such as Load-out, Dumper and Fuel decanting areas. It includes operators at Train Load Out, (both at the Operations Centre and at site), Car Dumpers in Ports, Fixed plant Maintenance and Fuel Hubs around the network.
These personnel will request authorisation from the Train Controller or Person in charge of the Yard to apply de-railers via radio to protect their worksites. It includes the demonstration of correct use of radio’s, language and protocols, (including emergency communications), manually applying and removing de-railers, and in how to protect the rear of a rail vehicle travelling in a backward (propelling) movement (for sites where this is applicable).