Systems Safety Assurance for the Downer QTMP Bid Phase
QTMP was established by Transport Main Roads, to support Southeast Queensland’s population growth, the opening of Cross River Rail and the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The multi-billion-dollar project includes:
Plan Safe have delivered Systems Safety Assurance services for the bid, including development of the System Safety Management Plan for the project.
As a QTMP shortlisted applicant, Downer has now finalised their Request for Proposal (RFP) and submitted the bid response for consideration by the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads.
Safety Case for the 2 knot increase of tailwind take off and landings at YBBN
As part of the Brisbane New Runway Project Implementation Review, BAC and Airservices are exploring options that would allow more planes to depart and land over Moreton Bay.
Plan Safe and our partners ALARP Solutions developed a safety case and supporting material to request an increase in the tailwind limit for Simultaneous Opposite Direction Parallel Runway Operations (SODPROPS) at Brisbane Airport, from 5-knots to 7-knots.
If approved by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), the overall volume of time that arrivals and departures will be able to operate simultaneously over the bay will be increased.
Systems Safety Assurance for the project design, construction and commissioning phases
As part of the 10km Bruce Highway duplication near Cairns, the project included:
Plan Safe have delivered Systems Safety Assurance services, including development of all hazard assessments and safety cases for the project.
The removal of the two level crossings will mean safer rail and road journeys for residents and visitors to North Queensland.
Human Factors and Workload Assessment for all controller positions based on the new Western Sydney Airport Airspace Redesign
To enable the new Western Sydney Airport, a new Airspace Design is being developed for the Sydney Basin. Airservices is building the safety and Human Factors case for the new design to enable safe and efficient move of air traffic once the new airport is operational.
Plan Safe and our partners ALARP Solutions and IHF have been delivering HF assessments for the project. Our consultants are providing workload assessment and task analysis based on extensive simulator exercises using the new Airspace design.
Findings were incorporated into an updated Airspace Design, improving safety and efficiency for the future.
Providing Systems Safety leadership for the SIL4 rated ATP (European Train Control System) upgrade of the Waratah Train Fleet (A-Sets) and SGT (B-Sets)
As part of the Automatic Train Protection (ATP) Project, the $120M Waratah ATP upgrade is required to provide additional safety benefits and more reliable services by ensuring trains operate within the permitted speed limit.
We were the system safety consultant for the project, providing specialist expertise to ensure the safe implementation of this critical safety system. Our consultants provided design safety assurance for the new ETCS system including management of all software safety aspects.
Plan Safe has delivered systems safety for the world’s first fully redundant integrated ATP/TCMS Driver workstation. The delivered ETCS workstation includes redundant displays with a first-of-its-kind manually selected Day/Night mode colour palette applied to the entire Driver Machine Interface.
Systems safety assurance for airfield lighting upgrades 2021
As part of the APAMs required aerodrome lighting upgrades to ensure compliance with CASR139, Airservices are required to integrate the modern highly controllable lighting updates into INTAS (Integrated Tower Automation Suite).
Plan Safe are delivering the safety assurance program for the project. Our consultants are providing safety assurance services for the new lighting control upgrades.
Once the projects initiated by APAM have been completed, there will be additional functionality and support for ATC when managing traffic within the manoeuvring area, which increases flexibility. This functionality includes the introduction of additional Stop Bars and the MOWP functionality for lighting maintenance.
Systems safety assurance for new trains 2017 to 2021
As part of the $1.5 billion More Trains, More Services program, the Sydney Growth Trains project aims to provide customers with a new fleet of 24 eight-car comfortable, air-conditioned trains.
The Sydney Growth Trains project has delivered 24 modern, double decked trains to the people of Sydney, with a further 17 trains in production. It is the fastest ever delivery of trains from contract signing to passenger service in Australia.
Safety management systems certification 2017 certified
A large company working at the forefront of facilities management in high profile industries required a new management system to allow certification to international standards.
Developed a fully integrated management system and assisted the client with certification to ISO 9001, 18001 and AS4801.
Safety management systems update 2017
In preparation for a refranchising exercise, this major Australian tram operator required updates to its Safety Management System.
The client has improved their maturity and systems in relation to Engineering Safety Assurance, Human Factors and Fatigue Management.
Perth airport systems safety assurance 2015 to 2016
While fog is a relatively uncommon occurrence at Perth Airport, each year, around a dozen such weather situations arise and cause significant and costly disruptions to operations and air services.
Plan Safe consultants provided systems and software safety assurance to the ILS and lighting system changes. Perth Airport manages up to 400 flight movements per day and needed to remain operational throughout construction.
With the Category I to a Category IIIB lighting and aerodrome upgrade now in place, Perth Airport is now more attractive for long-haul flights, and even secured the highly-anticipated Qantas direct flight to London.