Recommendation: 2012-012

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Ref # 2012-012
Status Closed
Occurrence Bearing failure on a train at Connolly Station
Occurrence Date 18 October 2011
Date Closed 16/04/2014

Basis for Recommendation

The Chief Mechanical Engineer’s competency management system was not found to have been correctly implemented, based on this the following safety recommendation is made in order to improve the training and competency management of staff:


IÉ should ensure that a robust system is put in place for the competency assessment of safety critical rolling stock maintenance staff.