Guideline for Bridge Safety Management

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Table of Contents

0.1 – Definitions
0.2 – Scope
0.3 – Application
0.4 – Responsibility

1.1 – Scope
1.2 – Safety Management Systems (SMS)

2.1 – Scope
2.2 – Bridge Safety Management Responsibility
2.3 – Railway Bridge Engineer
2.4 – Railway Bridge Inspector
2.5 - Qualified Person
2.6 – Designation of Individuals
3.1 – Scope
3.2 – Determination of Bridge Load Capacities
3.3 – Protection of Bridges from Over-weight and Over-dimension Loads
3.4 – Protection of Safe Railway Operations during Repairs or Modifications

4.1 – Scope
4.2 – Bridge & Overhead Bridge Inventory
4.3 – Scheduling of Bridge Inspections
4.4 – Bridge Inspection Procedures
4.5 – Special Inspections
4.6 – Underwater Inspections
4.7 – Inspection of Brush and Drainage Channel Conditions
4.8 – Bridge Inspection Records
4.9 – Review of Bridge Inspection Reports
4.10 – Bridge Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

5.1 – Scope
5.2 – Engineering Work Related to Bridges

6.1 – Scope
6.2 – Audits, General
6.3 – Audit of Inspections
6.4 – Documents and Records
6.5 – Electronic Record Keeping

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