Occupational health strategy and progress


ORR's Closing the Gap on Health report provides a comprehensive review of rail industry progress in managing occupational health by the end of our 2014-19 health programme.

We have used this evidence-based review to identify our strategic priorities on health for the coming years in a revised occupational health chapter. We also have five position papers on the key health risks in the railway industry. They are on:

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.