Welcome to the Railway Group Home Page
The IOSH Rail Specialist Group has over 1300
members and brings together IOSH members with a shared interest of
Rail as a specialist area. Through the Rail Specialist Group,
members can network and exchange information related to the Rail
industry sector, as well as helping IOSH to meet its wider aims.
There are currently 17 IOSH industry sector Groups.
What are Groups?
Most of the Groups are sector-specific. Each
Group is committed to providing a range of activities to meet the
needs of its members, and each is supported by a committee of
volunteers who plan these activities and make sure the Groups
Why should I join the Rail Specialist
When you join the Rail Specialist Group,
- invitations to regular networking events, seminars and
site visits, often at reduced rates
- access to a wide range of advice and information for your
- opportunities to volunteer your skills and knowledge to
- the chance to contribute to legal consultations that have a
direct impact on your industry
- opportunities to join campaigns and projects that
champion high standards in your industry
- help with developing and maintaining your professional
- network opportunities with health and safety professionals in
- the latest best practice from collaboration with other
The Rail Group committee
The Rail Group's committee is made up of
volunteers who have specific skills, expertise and knowledge of the
sector. Committee members are appointed from among the Group's
membership and from external agencies (such as the Office of Rail
Regulators). The Committee meets periodically to put together and
review a plan of activities. Each committee acts as a focal point
for members and as a link between IOSH head office and its
industrial sector. We are always keen to hear from IOSH members
wishing to join the Specialist Group, so please use the links
provided on the right-hand side of this page to contact the
Committee. We will assist you with any questions you may
If you're interested in joining the Rail
Specialist Group or our committee, send us an email using the links
on the left hand side of this page. If you are coming along to one
of our events, why not speak with a Rail Committee Member and
discuss your interest in person.
We hope to hear from you soon.
Message from the Chair
A new feature for the Micro site will be a periodic Group
Report from Our Railway Group Chair, taking
you through our activities to date. Follow the link above to access
latest reports and don’t forget to make a regular
check to hear what we are doing for you.
Our former Railway Group Chair Iain Ferguson has also provided a
closing Report to members, please
follow the link provided to view details.
Note we are always keen to hear members/visitors ideas/views on
the Micro site contents, to help us stay on the right track please
use the committee Contact link and let
us know your feedback.
This site is under continual development, so
don’t forget to visit us again soon, you don’t want to miss out on
all our events and networking opportunities.
Railway Group Chair
Last Microsite Update 10.10.2012