The ARIOPS Annual Occupational Health Conference was held on 30th June 2008 in the Royal College Of Physicians ,London. The keynote speaker was Tom Harris MP who is Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, and MP for Glasgow South. His remit is railways and trunk road networks.

 

A distinguished list of speakers from within the Railway Industries included:

 

“Changes to Medical Standards for Safety Critical Staff”

 

Published by: Dr. David Shackleton, RSSB Medical Standards Adviser

 

“Developing European Medical Guidance for the Railways – a personal view”

 

Published by: Dr. Olivia Carlton, Head of Occupational Health ,London Underground

 

“The Practical Aspects of Occupational Health for Eurotunnel across the Borders”

 

Published by: Dr. Manuel Fernandes, CMO, Eurotunnel Medical Services

 

“Ferroviaire Sans Frontieres”

 

Published by: Chris Carr, Deputy Director Rail Standards & Safety, Department for Transport

 

“The Work of the Railway Accident and Investigation Branch –Emerging Safety Themes in the UK”

 

Published by Carolyn Griffiths, Chief Inspector, Rail Accident Investigation Branch.

 

“Research Update 2007/8”

 

Published by: Mr Michael Woods, Head of Operations Research, RSSB

 

AOH Conference programme:

 

Published by: The ARIOPS Committee

 

AGM Agenda:

 

Published by: The ARIOPS Committee

 

ARIOPS Treasurer’s Report:

 

Published by: The ARIOPS Committee