Special trains could alleviate road pressure, and improve transport safety at big events such as the Easter pilgrimage to Moria, three researchers found.
Articles by Mabila Mathebula
The UK exit from the EU, or Brexit, will impact on health and safety standards on both sides of the channel, writes Mabila Mathebula.
Leadership skills and credibility impact on infrastructure projects, health and safety. Projects such as Eskom require a high level of leadership skills.
A degraded mode of operation restricts management systems, and raises health and safety risks, unexpected in the ideal or textbook mode of operation.
Political risk affects business, labour, state, and the public. Political vandalism of infrastructure requires a social risk assessment, and culture change.
Procurement and capital projects pose several health and safety pitfalls. Mabila Mathebula unpacks a railway procurement case study of ‘landmines’.
Metrorail is caught in socio-economic anger between passengers, employers and Eskom, over transport safety and reliability.
Health and safety management relies on incidents, statistics, probability, and history, yet the Denver train collision repeats the Orlando train disaster.