We produce internal instructions and guidance in the form of railway guidance documents.
They are issued to our inspectors to help them with their duties and contain the latest policy information.
Channel Tunnel enforcement notices - arrangements for binational notification
Disclosure in legal proceedings
Sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences, Court allocation & unlimited fines in the Magistrates’ Courts
ORR policy and guidance on issuing simple cautions
Obtaining Arrest Summons Numbers for ORR prosecutions
Employer's solicitors attending meetings with employees PDF, 52 Kb
Internal guidance on The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
Evidential use of digital cameras
Prosecuting individuals and disqualifying directors in England, Scotland and Wales
Guidance on the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE)
Replaced by Victim’s Right to Review (VRR) Guidance
Local Safeguarding Children Boards and Child Death Overview Panels
Application of the 2014 Code of Practice on the use of Covert Human Intelligence Sources
Investigation of deaths including suicides
Guidance on how the Data Protection Act 1998 protects sensitive personal data of employees
ICSMS - the European market surveillance system
Obtaining an expert witness
Handling of rail enquiries and complaints under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (as amended)
Process for determination of exclusions from the mainline railway in the Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006, as amended (ROGS)
Disclosure of information held by ORR
Guidance on the requirements in ROGS (regulation 18A) that relate to entities in charge of the maintenance of railway vehicles
Assessing whether risks on Britain’s railways have been reduced so far as is reasonably practicable (SFAIRP)
Providing advice and support on railway safety to Northern Ireland
Information on Technical Standards for Interoperability (TSIs)
The railway safety/licensing interface
Respirable crystalline silica in the rail industry
Asbestos exemption for placing on the market railway vehicles and components containing asbestos - The REACH Enforcement (Amendment) Regulations 2013
Diesel Engine Exhaust Emissions (DEEE) in the railway sector
Charging to ensure return of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Topic based risk management
Inspection toolkit for management of change
Principles for Contingency Staff
Advice for inspectors on revised guidance on "Developing and maintaining staff competence"
Safety principles for train servicing work in conductor rail premises
Fatigue risks from work-related road driving
Railway specific 'matters of evident concern'
Health and safety: matters of evident concern
Thermal comfort and heat in train cabs
The carriage of dangerous goods by rail.