Heaton Depot Receives 3rd Successive 100% Network Rail Environmental and Safety Audit (STAR Audit)

Rail Depot upgrade experts, Spencer Group, has just received it’s third successive 100% Network Rail Environmental and Safety Audit (STAR Award) at Heaton Depot, Newcastle.

The STAR audit is a recently introduced innovation by Network Rail to monitor and evaluate all Live rail projects on an equal basis.

The Safety Audit is carried out bi-monthly by a senior member of the Network Rail project team and cover the following elements:

  • Supervision & Management ( Task Briefings & Risk awareness)
  • Safety
  • Environmental (General Site Management, Nuisance, Pollution & Waste)
  • Site Specific Tasks

Spencer Group Operations Director, James Corker said: “My congratulations goes out to the whole of the Heaton Depot Team. Each and every member of Staff and labour play their own part in the recognition of the Award and they should all be extremely proud.”