Safety Management System / SMS means the organization and measures adopted by the infrastructure manager or railway operator in order to ensure the safe management of the entity's business.
CTL Logistics as a railway operator has developed and implemented internal regulations, procedures and instructions regulating the Company's operation in the area of security and enabling the safe arrangement of relations with other entities, including the infrastructure manager, carriers and subcontractors.
The essence of the solutions adopted under SMS is to provide the ability to constantly identify threats in all areas of CTL Logistics' operations, including those resulting from cooperation with other entities (e.g. carrier with infrastructure manager), cooperation with subcontractors (e.g. infrastructure or vehicle maintenance services) , traction services or personnel outsourcing) and management of risks related to these threats.
The safety management system applied in CTL Logistics ensures the active implementation of risk control measures while monitoring the effectiveness of the solutions used and constant improvement of the adopted procedures, instructions and regulations in order to maintain the required level of security of the business.
The Maintenance Management System (MMS) includes a set of procedures and instructions aimed at minimizing the risk associated with maintaining a railway vehicle and, as a result, ensuring that maintained vehicles are able to move safely along the railway network.
CTL Logistics as the entity responsible for maintenance as part of the maintenance management system has implemented a set of procedures and instructions to ensure the minimization of risks related to maintenance activities.
The Company, as an ECM entity, may, after meeting the requirements for possessing the necessary documents, provide maintenance services also to external entities possessing wagons. Basic documentation requirements:
- basic construction documentation for the wagons and type wagons certificates,
- documentation of the wagon maintenance system (DSU),
- wagon files containing the current history and the register of maintenance operations, including post-repair documents,
- formal and legal documents such as: full rights to use wagons; confirmation of wagon registration in the national wagon register; returning the wagons into operation.
The CTL Group, when conducting its activities, strives for it to be carried out in a safe manner both for employees and other persons operating or staying on its premises or in its surroundings.
The company has implemented and certified the Occupational Health and Safety Management System based on the PN-N-18001: 2004 and OHSAS 18001: 2007 standards which are part of the Integrated Quality, Environmental and OHS Management System (OH&S). In everyday practice, the OHS management system is a tool that facilitates compliance with legal requirements imposed on companies and ensures proper protection of employees' safety and health.
The basic condition for the effectiveness of the implemented OHS management system is to understand the importance of this area for the proper functioning of the Company and the involvement of all employees who create the system and actively participate in its functioning.
In order to achieve the appropriate level of credibility with our clients, ensure the highest management standards, the CTL Group companies have been implemented and constantly improving the Integrated Quality, Environment and Health and Safety Management System, which is the basic means to achieve quality, environmental and health and safety objectives aimed at meeting the needs and expectations of our clients.
The CTL Group companies have implemented the following systems:
- Quality Management System based on the ISO 9001: 2015 standard,
- Environmental Management System based on the ISO 14001: 2015 standard,
- Occupational Health and Safety Management System based on PN-ISO 45001 standard.
The scope of the Integrated Quality, Environmental and OHS Management System (OH&S) in individual CTL Group Companies includes all areas and processes related to the preparation and implementation of services provided by the Company.
These systems are guidelines in the current activities of the Company both in the field of high quality of services offered and professional customer service, as well as in raising awareness about safety, health protection and respect for and protection of the natural environment.
Detailed information on the Integrated Systems for individual CTL Logistics Group Companies is provided on their subpages.
CTL Maczki-Bór rail-road crossings in the notification system 112
After several months of preparation, railway crossings belonging to the CTL Logistics Group are already covered by the 112 notification system. CTL Maczki Bór as the Infrastructure Manager has just carried out system tests .