RPA Good Practice Guidance Documents

RPA 0001 - RPA Rail Plant Maintenance & Repair Competency Assessment 2016 - Issue 3

The RPA Rail Plant Maintenance & Repair Competency Assessment 2016 - Issue 3 is now available to... read more

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RPA 0003 - Good Practice Guide for Safe Replenishing of Fluids on On-track and Civils Plant

A sub-group of the Rail Plant Association have, in light of reported incidents, looked at the ac... read more

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RPA 0005 - Good Practice Guide for POS Rep Competence

A sub-group of the Rail Plant Association have looked at On-track Plant Operations Scheme (POS) ... read more

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RPA0008 - Good Practice Risk Assessment - Managing an Exhibition or Show

This RPA Risk Assessment Template is provided to assist Members exhibiting products and services... read more

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RPA0009 - Good Practice Guide for Security of OTP & Attachments for Haulage

RPA0002 - Good Practice Guide for On-Track Plant Operations Scheme (POS) Site Documentation

This Good Practice Guide details the minimum OTP Workplan site documentation required when working under the Network Rail On-track Plant Operations Scheme to be used by POS Representatives and Machine/Crane controllers.

It covers activities carried out by on track plant (OTP) and civil construction plant (where appropriate)

Documentation included in this Good Practice Guide can be downloaded below: 

The Documentation does not include:

1a - Site diagrams - These should be provided by the Principal Contractor

1d - Site bar chart - This should be provided by the Principal Contractor to Highlight high risk plant activities

8 - ALO Plan  - This should be provided by the Principal Contractor

10b - Lift Plans - This should be provided by the Principal Contractor

12 - Close Call report sheets - This should be provided by the Principal Contractor

13 - Contingency Arrangements - This should be provided by the Principal Contractor