FOI request detail

Construction accidents/near misses on Bank capacity upgrade project

Request ID: FOI-4978-1718
Date published: 20 April 2018

You asked

TfL's Bank station capacity upgrade is currently under construction. From the start of work on site in April 2016 until now (23/3/18): 1) How many accidents/injuries have been reported on the project? 2) How many near misses have been reported on the project? If possible, could I have the data broken down by month? Many thanks

We answered

Our ref: FOI-4978-1718/GH

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 23 March 2018 asking for information about the Bank capacity upgrade project.

Your request has been considered under the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and our information access policy. I can confirm that we do hold the information you require.

The Bank Station Capacity Upgrade project complies with all relevant Health and Safety legislation as well as TfL’s own safety policies and the Safety management systems and policies of those of the Principal Contractor Dragados. As an industry leading project we use various methods to set safety standards, review trends and monitor compliance with all of the above. Dragados Stand 4 Safety initiative is a good example of how the project is promoting and generating a positive safety culture. Our safety record is better than the industry average.

Please see the attached spreadsheet providing the requested information.

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for some reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

If you are not satisfied with this response please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal.

Yours sincerely

Graham Hurt

FOI Case Officer
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London


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