Provided as part of the QR show bag for the CORE 2012 conference. The irony of a detachable cab being completely unintentional…
Archives For Safety
The practice of safety engineering in various high consequence industries.
On the subject of near misses…
Presumably the use of the crew cab as an escape pod was not actually high on the list of design goals for the 4000 and 4100 class locomotives, and thankfully the locomotives involved in the recent derailment at Ambrose were unmanned.
Re-development is being carried out by Technical Program Delivery Ltd and the original authoring team of Dr Rob Davis, Paul Cheeseman and Bruce Elliot.
As with the original this incarnation is intended to be advisory rather than mandatory, nor does it tie itself to a particular legislative regime.
Volume one of the iESM containing the key processes in 36 pages is now available free of charge from the iESM’s website, enjoy.
Occasional readers of this blog might have noticed my preoccupation with unreliable airspeed and the human factors and system design issues that attend it. So it was with some interest that I read the recent paper by Sathy Silva of MIT and Roger Nicholson of Boeing on aviation accidents involving unreliable airspeed.