National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers - Victoria


You will need to comply with this standard if you operate a business that is involved in rail transport operations. As a rail transport operator you are required to manage the health risks pose towards rail safety workers.

This standard provides practical guidance for rail transport operators to assess the health of rail safety workers and aims to minimise risks and protect the safety of:

  • the public
  • rail safety workers and their fellow workers
  • the environment.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Rail Safety (Local Operations) Act 2006 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Rail Safety (Local Operations) Regulations 2017 Victoria

Administering agency

Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator

Contact details

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Melbourne Office

Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator

Operating address: Level 10
565 Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: 1800 318 244
Website: Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (Opens in new window)