Railway employers are legally obliged to ensure those personnel whose duties require them to work On or Near the Line and/or undertake Safety Critical Work are medically fit, which means staff must meet the required medical standards set by the railway industry.


  • General Health Surveillance
  • Urinalysis
  • Respiratory Assessment
  • Blood pressure and pulse.
  • Height, weight and BMI.
  • Assess mobility.
  • Visual acuity including colour vision.
  • Audiometry

Please bring with you:

  • List of any current prescribed medication.
  • If worn, bring glasses/contact lenses.
  • Wear loose clothing, for taking blood pressure readings and the mobility test.

We may also perform a drug and alcohol test. This is dependent on your sponsor’s requirements. The drug and alcohol test consists of a urine laboratory drug test and breath alcohol screen.

Looking for room hire in Glasgow?

We have rooms available for rent for meetings or private clinics. All rooms are reasonably priced, beautifully presented and are based in an exclusive city centre setting. The centre is also HIS (Healthcare Improvement Scotland) approved, helping you avoid the administrative hurdles and costs of setting this up yourself. Contact us for more information.