Occupational health strategy and progress

ORR is taking a greater role in strategic direction in response to the view expressed by the railway industry in its evaluation of our 2010-14 Occupational Health programme.

We have revised the occupational health chapter pdf icon PDF, 150 Kb in our strategic risk document and developed five position papers on the key health risks in the railway industry. They are on:

They lay out where we would want the railway industry to be by 2019.

Silicosis and HAVS – one man’s story

A set of videos highlighting the twin issues of silicosis and hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).

Better health is happening

This report provides our updated assessment on the management of work-related ill health in the rail industry by the end of our first four year health programme. It covers the period 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2014.