Proceedings of the

The 33rd European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2023)
3 – 8 September 2023, Southampton, UK

Methodology for Processing the Risk Management Plan for Selected Assets of Transport Infrastructure

Dana Prochazkova1,a, Tomas Kertis2 and Jan Prochazka1,b

1Czech Technical University in Prague, Technicka 4, 166 00 Praha 6, Czech Republic.

2KINT s.r.o., Ke Hristi 134, 251 01 Babice, Czech Republic.


To ensure the safety of human society, managers of critical elements of the transport infrastructure need to have a tool to ensure a quality response, because major failures of elements of critical transport infrastructure also mean an impact on the functionality and prosperity of the territory, sometimes even in the long term. Response must be ensured in all aspects: organizational; technical; personal; knowledge; financial and methodological. In accordance with the ISO 31000 standard, a risk management plan for a specific critical item contributes to the preparation of a timely and rapid response at the manager side. We present a methodology for processing the risk management plan for followed items of the transport system with aims to prepare high-quality responses to manage serious risks for selected items and determine clear responsibilities for initiating and implementing a quality response. The method-ology has been certified by the Czech Ministry of Transport, and its implementation is currently being prepared. The risk management plans for selected critical elements of transport infrastructure (such as tunnels, bridges, railway stations, airports, and traffic control systems) enable the maintenance of safety at the required level by preventing delayed or inadequate responses to failures or accidents.

Keywords: Risk management plan, Transport, Critical infrastructure, Safety management, Legislation.

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