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GUNTAKAL DIVISION

SAFETY ORGANISATION

Role of safety organization

  To sensitize all safety category / train passing staff in Safety related issues


·To identify Safety related susceptibilities and vulnerable locations where infringing safety

·To have effective emergency response mechanism arising due to untoward incidents

·To enable the concerned dept. to deliver the required assistance during emergency

·To adhere to the golden hour concept to rescue the trapped/ injured during accidents

·To create safety consciousness among the staff through suitable counseling

·To issue literature and update the knowledge of field staff

·To fix the responsibilities of erring staff and correct them to avoid recurrence

AIM of safety organization:-

To achieve ‘Zero’ accidents on Indian railways duly keeping eagle eye on the train operations.

Safety Organization of GTL division is concentrating on the areas where attention is required and working on the issues to improve safety without hampering train operations. Moving nuke and corner of the division to identify the shortfalls and to rectify them as and when noticed through the respective departments. The staff knowledge is being updated on the changes/modifications/amendments in their day to day working through Safety circulars, Rule of the month, Fly leaf, Accidents Newsletters, conducting Safety Seminars, safety drives and during inspections.

The alertness of (on duty) staff being monitored on daily basis by conducting Night Surprise Inspections and ambush checks by officers and supervisors to avoid sleeping on duty, short cuts etc thus ensuring safety.

Though with all our efforts accidents are still happening due to the negligence of road users which are out of our control. The Safety organization with available infrastructure are conducting safety campaigns at various locations and educating the public/villagers on motor vehicle act duly distributing Pamphlets, posters, Nukkad Nataks, through local networks etc.

Organization Structure:

At the Divisional level Safety Organization is headed by Sr.Divisional Safety Officers. Supervisory level staffs from all concerned departments are available for providing assistance at Divisional level.

Officers

Sri P. Sathish Sankar

Senior Divisional Safety Officer (Sr.DSO)

Sri K. Balaji

Assistant Divisional Safety Officer (ADSO)

Safety Counselors

Ministerial Staff

SFC/Traffic

OS / General & Stores

SFC/Engg

OS / Accident

SFC/C&W

OS/ Inspection

                           SFC/ S&T

Clerk / Safety drives

SFC/Loco

Steno to Sr.DSO

Good work done by Safety Department


S.

No

Description of work

Remarks

1

Safety hoardings placed on either side of UMLCs

Cautioning the Road vehicle drivers duly illustrating the motor vehicle acts 119,131,161

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2

Supplied disaster management boards to all stations to display the contact numbers of all concerned during emergency

 

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3

Lamination of safety posters (17 different topics) supplied to all stations and LC gates throughout division.

 

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4

Preparation of handouts/pamphlets distributed to public and road users in 3 languages i.e.English, Telugu and Kannada and distributed during safety campaigns

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5

Providing Boards on SM’s panel to set the points against blocked line

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6

Providing location boxes for keeping skids, chains etc for securing trains at stations having steeper gradients

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7

Providing retro-reflective sheets on booms of LC gates to have visibility in the night hours

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Safety campaign jointly with MVI/GTL

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9

Providing stop boards at halt stations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10

Conducting quizzes to running and train passing staff on Safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Organizing Nukkad Natakas as a part of Safety Campaign in public areas/

villages

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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12

Safety campaign by using Digital walker

 

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LC 175 provided with cameras due to threatening from road users and check harsh/ rude attitude of road users

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Safety Campaigns at LC gates/

villages

and distribution of pamphlet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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15

Safety Seminars at Stations along with ADRM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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16

Counseling of staff on Safety at LC gates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                             

 

 

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17

Random Breath analyzer testing of  field staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mega Mock Drill is conducted at CCI station in DMM-PAK section jointly with NDRF team on 18.10.2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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19

Anti tress passing campaign

 

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A Mega safety seminar on LC Gate Accident awareness program conducted with Engg Gateman and points men at GTL On June 7th 2019

 

 

 

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Safety campaign at GY Lobby

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22

Lobby Inspection

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Points and crossing inspections

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Routine activities being done by Safety Department:

 

I.Rule of the Month & Safety Circulars:

 

The Rule of the Month and Safety Circulars is framed by the Safety Organization to educate the staff on important aspects related to safe working procedures to be followed in day to day working:

 

 

 

2019-20

Month

Safety circular

Rule of the month

March - 2019

Items to be checked on running of trains during all right signal exchanged by SMs p mans, Gateman

Sub: S R. 5.23 securing of vehicles at stations

April - 2019

‘DOs for Station Masters’ while working on Panel Board

S R 6.10.1-Fire in a running train-isolation

May - 2019

Summer Precautions in LWR track

9.13. Movement of trains against the direction of traffic on the Automatic Block System

June- 2019

Responsibility for shunting (GR-5.14)

3.75. Passing of Intermediate Block Stop signal at ‘on‘

July- 2019

To prevent Yard Derailments

.40. Conditions for taking ‗off ‘Home signal

August - 2019

Special precautions when water level rises

15.17. Duties of Gang mate and Gang man when apprehending danger.

September- 2019

Safety instructions in electrified section

3.77. Defective or damaged points etc.

October- 2019

Safety precautions to be followed in un-loading of Ballast trains

3.84. Duties of Loco Pilots as to signals when two or more engines are attached to a train

November- 2019

‘DOs for Station Masters’ while working on Panel Board

4.14. Head light, marker lights and speedometer.

December - 2019

Precautions to be taken during winter season

3.50. Traps, slip sidings and catch sidings.

January-2020

Inspections by Officers and Supervisors to follow Safety rules

4.51.1 Bell Signal codes by Loco Pilot/Motorman and to be acknowledge by Guard working EMU/DMU trains.

February-2020

Duties and responsibilities of Guards

S&T – Maintenance works-Testing of points, signals and other equipment.

March-2020

SR 6.07.1 – In the event of LP/Guard experiencing any abnormal condition in the track is detrimental for safe running of subsequent trains.

GR 3.36- Fixed signals.

 

2020-21

April -2020

Securing of vehicles at Stations

GR 4.48 Permission of Guard to detach engine from train.

May-2020

Summer precautions- Track maintenance

GR 4.17 Responsibility of Station Master regarding tail board or tail lamp of passing trains

June-2020

GR 5.13 & 5.14Responsibility for shunting

GR 4.29 Damaged or defective vheicles

July-2020

Pre-monsoon precautionary measures

GR 3.26 Commissioning of fixed signals

August-2020

To prevent yard derailment

GR 3.50 Traps, slip siding and catch sidings

September-2020

Examination to certify fitness for movement of Loco/Rolling stock of Train involved in Accident.

15.25Motor Trolly

 

II.Mega Safety Seminars

 

·Mega Safety Seminar on observing “International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD)”was held on 7th June 2019 at Rail Officers Club, Guntakal. The Seminar was attended by DRM, ADRM and all Officers of GTL Division.About 25 Officers and 275 staff attended the Seminar.

 

III.Safety Drives

 

SAFETY DRIVES LAUNCHED FROM 01.04.2019 to 31.03.2020

Sl. No

Subject

From

To

1

Safety Drive on Prevention of Fire on Trains

27.03.2019

09.04.2019

2

Safety Drive on Prevention of SPAD

01.04.2019

14.04.2019

3

Safety Drive on recent accidents/unusual over

29.05.2019

27.06.2019

4

Safety Drive on Stabling and securing precautions

01.06.2019

14.06.2019

5

Safety Drive on “ Safety at manned /unmanned level crossings”

25.05.2019

09.06.2019

6

Special safety drive on safety features for Pantry car.

24.06.2019

30.06.2019

7

Safety Drive on prevention Of Yard derailment.

01.07.2019

14.07.2019

8

Safety Drive on Shot cut method

14.08.2019

29.08.2019

9

Monsoon precautions.

01.07.2019.

14.07.2019

10

Rolling “IN”/”OUT” Examination.

01.08.2019

14.08.2019

11

Maintenance of Points and Crossing

13.08.2019

27.08.2019

12

Exchange of all right signals

01.09.2019

14.09.2019

13

Prevention of Averted Collision

04.09.2019

18.09.2019

14

Fire in trains

19.09.2019

04.10.2019

15

S&T Disconnection and Reconnection

01.10.2019

14.10.2019

16

Working of stations in unusual circumstances

14.10.2019

13.11.2019

17

Winter precautions

01.11.2019

14.11.2019

18

Working on running lines and safety at work sites.

19.11.2019

03.12.2019

19

S&T Maintenance as per IRSEM

01.12.2019

14.12.2019

20

Ensure safe train operations

19.12.2019

17.01.2020

21

“Prevention of SPAD”

01.01.2020

14.01.2020

22

Data mismatch in station documents

02.01.2020

15.01.2020

23

Fire prevention

01.02.2020

14.02.2020

24

Maintenance and Operating practices at Interlocked LC Gates.

19.02.2020

04.03.2020

25

Recent Accidents/Unusual

19.03.2020

05.03.2020

26

Prevention of yard derailments

01.03.2020

14.03.2020

27

Clearance of stable load from station/siding

19.03.2020

02.04.2020

 


SAFETY DRIVES LAUNCHED FROM 01.04.2020 to 08.09.2020

 

1

Ensuring safety while executing works adjacent to running lines.

01.04.2020

14.04.2020.

2

Prevention of LC Gate cases

01.05.2020

14.05.2020

3

Safety in the prevailing situation

09.05.2020

23.05.2020

4

Prevention of Yard derailments

15.05.2020

29.05.2020

5

Ensuring safety while executing works adjacent to running lines

01.06.2020

14.06.2020

6

Maintenance of points and crossing

01.06.2020

14.06.2020

7

Safety of works sites for various works done adjacent to running lines

27.06.2020

10.07.2020

8

“Short cut methods”

01.07.2020

14.07.2020

9

Proper closing of doors of OHE Tower wagon while on run

14.07.2020

29.07.2020

10

Maintenance of assets

14.07.2020

31.07.2020

11

Maintenance of track and points & crossing in yards as well as strict observance of rules in shunting

22.07.2020

05.08.2020

12

“Stabling and securing precautions ”

01.08.2020

14.08.202

13

Proper closing doors of Engg track machine /packing machine

12.08.2020

26.08.2020

14

Prevention of Fire

28.08.2020

11.09.2020

15

Single car test of a Coach

01.09.2020

14.09.2020


Safety performance :

1.Comparative statement of accidents :

Year

No. of Derailments

(Including SPAD & Unusuals)

LC Gate Open Cases

 

2019- 20

 

07

01

 

2020- 21

04

 

NIL


Accident details2020-21 (updated upto 08.09.2020)

Train Accidents 2020-21(Consequential Accidents):02

 

S.

no

DATE

BRIEF DETAILS

Cause

PUNISHMENT IMPOSED

1

21.04.20

RU yard

05.52 hrs

Train No. CHJD Goods with Loco No.23706+23683/AJJ, while rolling into RU on Road No.08 North end four wagons 20,21,23&24 from TE derailed at Point No.-25A at RU Yard.

Uneven/irregular loading in wagons at KOU siding

Staff responsibility :

Primary :

M/s GIMPEX Loading agency at KOU for uneven loading.

Rs. 4,45,140 cost of damages raised against the M/s GIMPEX Private Limited by Sr.DCM.

Blameworty :

M. Balaji Nagraj-CGSR/KOU –Warned

TI/RU – Sri Jayant Kumar – Warned

CCI/RU – Sri. M. Jagan Mohan- Warned

03.07.20
MYL-PDL
@ 09.35 hrs
On 03.07.20 the Train No SA with locos 12086+12082 while negotiating Caution order spot at KM 314.14 in the mid section between MYL-PDL, 6th wagon from Train Engine WCR BCNAHS 31131114120 was derailed. Due to track unevenness, the leading LH wheel climbed on to rail table and resulted in derailment.
Track defect.
Staff Responsibility :
Primary: Sri Vijay Chandra Gusain - SSE/P Way/DHNE SF-5 issued on 07.08.20.
Secondary: NIL
Blameworthy: Sri AS Rama Kumar SSE/P Way/DHNE SF-11 issued on 07.08.20.




Source : South Central Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 13-10-2020  


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