Archive copies of the Be Safe briefing pdfs are available to download on this page.

Our Be Safe briefing sheets are sent every month to supervisors and managers to share with site staff.

The February 2018 Be Safe brief (178kb pdf) includes:

  • a reminder about newly-electrified OLE around County End and Gidea Park
  • smart motorway speed cameras
  • lessons learned on temporary covers over excavations.

February’s safety alert (237kb pdf) is on language and behaviour: if you are concerned about someone’s language or behaviour on site, whether or not it is directed at you, please raise it with your supervisor immediately.

The January 2018 Be Safe brief (472kb pdf) includes:

  • plant-people interface
  • banter on site
  • winter vomiting bug

January’s safety alert is on handling injuries (511kb pdf)

The December 2017 Be Safe brief (772kb pdf) includes:

  • injury trends (still led by backs and fingers)
  • lessons learned – beware putting yourself at risk by being casual about your work
  • being aware of modern slavery

The December safety alert is on plant people interface (562kb pdf)

The November 2017 Be Safe brief (525kb pdf) includes:

  • lessons learned
  • injury trends (backs and fingers)
  • Movember encouraging conversations around physical and mental health

The October 2017 Be Safe brief (256kb) includes:

  • a warning about the clocks changing and increased risk of accidents
  • Stoptober
  • OSHtober

We have also started doing themed safety alerts. October’s alert (458kb pdf) is on mental health.

The September 2017 Be Safe brief (266kb) includes:

  • dust
  • knives with exposed blades
  • please note that Elizabeth line trains do not have yellow fronts

The August 2017 Be Safe brief (303kb pdf) includes:

  • If a task method changes
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Heart disease, hypertension and diabetes

The July 2017 Be Safe brief (276kb pdf) includes:

  • Suspicious behaviour protocol
  • Managing change
  • Fairness inclusion and respect

The June 2017 Be Safe brief (350kb pdf) includes:

  • Healthy eating – 5 a day
  • Summer working
  • Network Rail’s revised standard 019

The May 2017 Be Safe brief (377kb pdf) which includes:

  • Mental health awareness week
  • ‘Fire all out’ reports

The April 2017 Be Safe brief (507kb pdf) includes:

  • Key influencer training
  • Waste management

March 2017 Be Safe brief (222kb pdf)

February 2107 Be Safe brief (251kb pdf)

January 2017 Be Safe brief (291kb pdf)

November 2016 Be Safe brief (105kb pdf)

October 2016 Be Safe brief (194kb pdf)

September 2016 Be Safe brief (101kb pdf)

The August 2016 Be Safe brief (111kb pdf)

The July 2016 Be Safe brief (107kb pdf)

June 2016 Be Safe brief (198kb pdf)

May 2016 Be Safe brief (241kb pdf)

April 2016 Be Safe brief (237kb pdf)

March 2016 Be Safe brief (461kb pdf)

February 2016 Be Safe brief (656kb pdf)

January 2016 Be Safe brief (522kb pdf)

December 2015 Be Safe brief (536kb pdf)

November 2015 Be Safe brief (454kb pdf)

October 2015 Be Safe brief (371kb pdf)

September 2015 Be Safe brief (476kb pdf)

August 2015 Be Safe brief (405kb pdf)

July 2015 Be Safe brief (356kb pdf)

June 2015 Be Safe brief (324kb pdf)

May 2015 Be Safe brief (300kb pdf)

April 2015 Be Safe brief (265kb pdf)

March 2015 Be Safe brief (282kb pdf)

February 2015 Be Safe brief (480kb pdf)

January 2015 Be Safe brief (320kb pdf)