Friday, September 6, 2013

Railway worker who rescued disabled woman off tracks suspended for breaching safety rules

'A railway worker who rescued a disabled woman after she fell onto train tracks in Essex has been suspended for breaking health and safety rules.
The unnamed worker, believed to be a Transit Security Officer in his 60s, was one of four people who rescued the wheelchair user after she fell off the platform edge at Southend Central station on 28 August.
She was rescued from the track before the next train arrived at the station. A spokesman for train company 'C2C' confirmed that a member of staff had been suspended pending an investigation.'