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Keeping railway medicine on track

Meeting safety-critical health standards in the rail industry

Summary:

Dr Jim Ford explains the role  and importance of  OH professionals  in assessing the  fitness of safety critical workers in the UK railway  industry and the more recent focus on improving the  health of its workforce.     

THE tragic high-speed rail crash in Santiago de Compostela, north west Spain, in July 2013 was a stark reminder that ground transport is not necessarily…        

Dr Jim Ford is a consultant in occupational medicine with Working on Wellbeing (formerly Serco Occupational Health) and chair of ARIOPS.

Author: Ford J

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Occupational Health at Work December/January 2013/2014 (vol. 10/4) pp36-39

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