NR/L2/OHS/00124 ISSUE 3
Competence Specific Medical Fitness Requirements and Occupational Health Provider Requirements for Medical Assessments
|Publication Date:||3 December 2016|
This standard defines:
a. the minimum medical fitness requirements for individuals working on Network Rail managed infrastructure;
b. the requirements for conducting a competence specific medical assessment; and
c. the requirements for occupational health providers to become registered as Network Rail approved suppliers of medical assessments.
The standard applies to:
a. Network Rail employees and individuals who hold one or more of the competences listed on Sentinel;
b. all sponsors of individuals who hold specific competences that require them to be medically fit to work for, or on behalf of, Network Rail; and
c. all providers of occupational health services who wish to become a registered, approved Network Rail supplier for medical assessments.
This standard does not apply to the Industry Common Induction (ICI) competence.
The implementation of this standard contributes to: a. controlling the risk of individuals being appointed to roles they are not medically fit for; b. reducing the risk of individuals' health impacting on their work; and c. supporting occupational health providers in providing safe, appropriate and effective services.