Safety Management System in the Railway Board Activity - An Outline of Issues

  • Jerzy Mikulski
  • Beata Grabowska–Bujna
  • Sonia WieczorekEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 531)


Accession of Poland to EU structures resulted in need to take a number of adjustment adaptation steps. One of them is the transposition of the European Union regulations into national legislation. This applies to a variety of areas, including railway safety. The problem is relatively new and it requires both the knowledge of the specifics of the railway sector and a number of regulations. The article brought the objective railway market structure closer, paying attention to the role of the government administration authorities and railway boards in shaping of the security postulate. Basic legislation defining the direction of improving safety in rail transport were systematized, and an exemplary model of a safety management system was presented.


Safety Safety management system Risk assessment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerzy Mikulski
    • 1
  • Beata Grabowska–Bujna
    • 2
  • Sonia Wieczorek
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.University of Economics in KatowiceKatowicePoland
  2. 2.Jastrzębska Spółka Kolejowa sp. z o.o.Jastrzębie ZdrójPoland

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