Following the recommendations made from Public Inquiries into the Southall (HSC, 2000) and Ladbroke Grove rail crashes (HSC, 2001), Her Majesty’s Railway Inspectorate (HMRI) requested that a safety culture inspection toolkit be developed. The toolkit was required to provide a pragmatic approach for the measurement of safety culture in rail organisations. The HMRI requested that the approach should focus on a limited number of indicators that are known to influence safety culture. The five indicators are as follows:
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