RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY LOCOMOTIVES, ROLLING STOCK AND PARTS THEREOF; RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY TRACK FIXTURES AND FITTINGS AND PARTS THEREOF; MECHANICAL (INCLUDING ELECTROMECHANICAL) TRAFFIC SIGNALLING EQUIPMENT OF ALL KINDS (HS code(s): 86); Railway engineering in general (ICS code(s): 45.020)
MEDC 9 (2038) DTZS/ SADC SARA HT 93: 2017, MEDC 9 (2038) CD2/ SADC SARA HT: 93: 2017 - Railway Safety Management – Human Factors Management., First Edition; (132 page(s), in English)
1.1 This standard provides minimum requirements to RA‟s for the management of HF for employees who undertake safety-related work. It is to read and implemented in conjunction with the relevant national legislation and applicable standards applicable in the country in which the RA operates as well as other SARA safety standards.
1.2 This standard applies to employees who undertake safety-related work as determined by the RA. The RA may expand the scope of HF management to include employees who do not undertake safety-related work.
1.3 HF management comprises the following: a) human factors in design (human-system interface); b) physical environmental factors:
4) thermal environment; and
5) hazardous substances and agents; and
c) organizational and psychological factors:
1) recruitment and selection;
2) training and development;
3) medical surveillance;
5) chronic diseases;
6) fitness for duty;
7) fatigue (shift work, night work and call-outs);
8) substance abuse;
11) employee wellness