'A victory for common sense': Railway worker suspended for breaching health safety rules after rescuing wheelchair-bound pensioner who fell on the tracks has job reinstated (UK)

Author: Tara Brady, Daily Mail (UK), Published on: 10 September 2013

A railway worker who was suspended after leaping on to the tracks to help rescue a disabled woman has been reinstated. Customer service assistant...was on the platform...when he saw the elderly passenger roll 5ft down on to the line in her wheelchair...[He] and three helpers jumped on to the track...But rather than receive a bravery award, he was been suspended by rail operator c2c [part of National Express] while the incident was investigated and faced disciplinary action for not following the ‘correct safety procedures’. However...it was announced that Mr Chittock has been reinstated.

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