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 (2029) DTZS/ SADC SARA HT 89:2017, MEDC 9 (2029) CD2/ SADC SARA HT 89: 2017 - Railway safety management – General, First Edition; (57 page(s), in English)
This SADC SARA standard describes the minimum elements of a safety management system (SMS) to enable the RAs to develop an SMS for the management of safe railway operations under his/her control, taking into account each of the following in the asset life cycle phases:
a) The demands on and capacity of the railway operations;
b) Business goals and value propositions;
c) Critical activities enabling the business;
d) The asset base and its associated life cycle and maintenance plans;
e) The role of support services.
1.2 It also describes the circumstances that will necessitate changes to the RA's SMS.
1.3 This standard applies to RAs as defined in the relevant national railway legislation
1.4 The point of departure in the development of an SMS is the risk management process as described in clause 6. This process recognizes that the content of the elements which constitute an SMS is influenced by the complexity and nature of the railway operation.