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13:22 Mar 11, 2018
English to Bulgarian translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase:track
Working near tracks/rails
Prior to the start of work—including short-term work or work of brief duration—at or near tracks or
rails, the operator (operations manager of local rail/train lines) must be informed by the
coordinator/plant management and must approve the proposed work before such work can proceed.
After approval by the operator, the necessary safety measures (e. g.: watchpersons) must be
The SC must inform any personnel or associated workers of the safety measures prior to the start of
Areas near the tracks may be used to store building materials or assemble scaffolding only if the
minimum clearance outline or maneuvering areas are not obstructed. Details must be decided in
consultation with the rail/train operator.
Work on or near rails/tracks, and particularly pits or holes, must be secured in such a way that rail
and train personnel are not exposed to hazards, even in conditions of low visibility.
Anchor points, tethering points, or similar constructions may never be connected to rails or
In electric welding, the ground cable may never be connected to the rails under any circumstances.
If tracks or rails must be crossed by vehicles at points other than established train crossings, this
must be cleared with the operator and the relevant plant management/coordinator prior
to the start of work.
Where low visibility means that the safety of personnel cannot be ensured (e. g.: darkness, fog,
snow), the CA must either close down the rail section (in consultation with the operator) or
immediately order all work stopped.