Safety - Travel by public transport

Risk assessment when travelling by public transport


In advance / before arrival

If it happens

Bus or train cancelled or delayed significantly

Have a contact person for each place that people are departing from

Contact people and agree new arrangements



Advise people not to stand or walk too close to the edge of the road/platform.

Advise people to sit down if seats are available and remain seated until bus/train stops

Follow bus/railway employee’s or emergency services’ direction