SMS - Implementing your plan - key resources

Below is a list of key resources that will help develop your safety management system.

ORR Guidance on competence

The ORR has produced detailed guidance on developing and maintaining staff competence .

Supporting a Fair Culture: Creating Appropriate Plans After Incidents

RSSB’s Supporting a Fair Culture: Creating Appropriate Plans After Incidents is focussed on the train driver role but can be used to develop competence in other safety-critical roles

ORR Guidance on Fatigue

The ORR has produced guidance that gives advice on good practice in managing fatigue associated with work in the rail industry.


RSSB’s research provides example resources to help develop the skillset of operational front-line leaders, focusing on the managerial competencies they require to develop and manage the competence of front-line operational employees.


RSSB is committed to providing excellent standards of training for the industry. Our courses blend practical application with academic theory, so attendees gain knowledge and learn skills they can apply immediately to their work.

Haven’t found what you’re looking for?
Get in touch with our Lead SMS Specialist for further information.
Katy Haylett
Tel: 020 3142 5556
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