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Safety management system

Heathrow Airport Limited places safety on an equal status with other business objectives, and is committed to protecting the safety of its staff, partners, contractors and others affected by its operations, and conducting its business in a responsible manner.

The purpose of the Safety Management System Manual is to define the policy, strategy and arrangements for the management and assurance of safety throughout Heathrow Rail Operations.

The Safety Management System (SMS) described in the manual meets the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant safety legislation, standards and other contracted requirements and in alignment with the safety management system operated by Heathrow Airport and its aviation related duties.

This SMS defines a consistent and cohesive approach to the management of safety throughout all business areas.

Download the Rail Safety Management System Manual (807KB PDF)

NB: The document links embedded in the manual are for Heathrow internal use. Copies can be made available by emailing:

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