Occupational health guidance

This section includes advice and guidance on occupational health matters for railway employers and employees.

Advice and guidance on workplace health

Details of some of the guidance, advice and help available to employers and employees who need help on health issues.

Managing work related stress in the railway industry

An overview of ORR's strategy on managing work related stress in the rail industry.

Rail manager competence on occupational health

Overview of why and how the rail industry should improve the competence of its managers on health, with links to more detailed advice and supporting resources.

Health case studies

Case studies that show examples of good practice in managing railway workers.

Occupational cancers

Occupational cancer leads to a significant number of deaths in the UK each year and this page provides advice and guidance on how the risks can be controlled and exposure to carcinogens minimised.

Work-related health issues - key questions and answers

This page provides information on work-related health issues in the rail industry and directs you to detailed advice to help you manage and control the health risks.