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RailCorp NSW / Level 3 Investigation Services for Safety, Environment, Quality & Risk (SEQR) - WS145642

RFT ID WS145642
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 7-Jun-2013
Closes 3-Jul-2013 10:00am
Category (based on UNSPSC)
81141605 - Transport infrastructure
Agency RailCorp

Contact Person
Procurement Help Desk
Phone: 1300 132 136

Tender Details

RailCorp proposes to establish a Level 3 (L3) Investigation Services Panel for Safety, Environment, Quality and Risk Directorate which will provide RailCorp on an “as required basis” an efficient and cost effective process to supplement in house resources in the areas and functions of work health & safety investigations and rail safety investigations. The Panel will be for a period of two years with an option for RailCorp to extend for 2 one year periods if required (2+1+1).


Level 3 investigation is defined as a major occurrence involving appreciable property or infrastructure damage but with only minor casualties that demonstrate significant systematic failure or for WHS Incidents – amputation, permanent disability or fatality (or potential thereof). A Level 3 requires an in-depth systematic investigation into a series of incidents that led to the serious event.


The establishment of the Panel will enable sourcing of:

·         Individual roles required for various projects, and

·         Delivery of entire projects and/or completion of discrete packages of work.

The Mandatory Evaluation Criteria are:


Evidence that proposed Lead Investigators must be;

·       able to provide proof of successfully undertaking safety investigation training and have proven substantial experience in undertaking either systemic work, health and safety investigations or systemic rail safety investigations

·       able to supply evidence of safety investigations completed as a lead investigator.


Evidence that proposed Lead Investigators have a minimum of 5 years experience in undertaking Safety, Environment, Quality & Risk Investigations in systemic work, health and safety investigations or systemic rail safety investigations


Compliance with minimum insurance requirements:

·       Public Liability - $20 Million per claim

·       Professional Indemnity - $5 Million per claim and in the annual aggregate and must be in place for a period of 7 years after the expiry of the contractual term

·       Workers’ Compensation Insurance – as required by law


Compliance with RailCorp’s Statement of Business Ethics


Compliance with RailCorp’s Safety Specification for Service Providers


RailCorp has extended the tender close date/time to 3 July 2013 / 10:00 am due to RailCorp's eProcurement System "Ariba" being unavailable from 10:00am on Wednesday, 26 June 2013 to 7:00am on Monday 1 July 2013. This shut down is to enable "Ariba" to be ready to support procurement for the new agencies.  


NSW Regions: Far North Coast, Mid North Coast, New England, Central Coast, Hunter, Cumberland/Prospect, Nepean, Northern Sydney, Inner West, South East Sydney, South West Sydney, Central West, Orana/Far West, Riverina/Murray, Illawarra, Southern Highlands

RFT Type

Open Tenders - An invitation to tender by public advertisement with no restriction placed on who may tender. Tenderers will normally be required to demonstrate in their tender that they have the necessary skills, resources, experience, financial capacity, and in some cases licences, accreditations, etc., to fulfil the tender requirements.

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