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Category: Leadership

Leadership for health and safety: the way forward – Manchester, 22 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

One-day event on leadership, with the aim to equip delegates with some of the latest theory and research on key health and safety leadership styles.

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RR1067 – Case studies to demonstrate the practical application of the Leadership and Worker Involvement Toolkit (LWIT)

Thursday, October 1, 2015

This research explored the use of the toolkit by five construction small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to gain an understanding of how it is applied in practice. The findings from this research provide insights for HSE and industry on how to encourage construction SMEs to improve leadership and worker involvement in health and safety.

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Leadership and worker involvement toolkit – Case studies

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Five case studies which show how smaller construction businesses improved health and safety by using the leadership and worker involvement toolkit (LWIT). Two proven methods of using the toolkit become apparent: the ‘Risk profiling’ approach and the ‘Safety Observation Cards’ (SOCs) approach.

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Free-to-download Safety Wizard app

Friday, February 20, 2015

A developer has launched a free-to-download health and safety app to help small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) manage common workplace risks. The ‘SME Safety Wizard app’ is structured around HSE’s Toolbox guidance.

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RoSPA Construction Health and Safety Conference – Birmingham, March 27, 2014

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

This conference will address working at heights, contractor management, leadership, engagement, CDM and more. Speakers include: HSE Head of Construction Policy and Sector, Simon Longbottom and Chris Lucas, HSE Health Risk Management Unit.

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Beyond Safety Culture: Improving behaviours in your organisation – Edinburgh, 1 October 2013

Monday, September 2, 2013

The seminar is delivered by highly experienced psychologists and human factors specialists, will equip you with an awareness of: Safety Climate Tool, interpreting the results, incorporating it into wider behavioural change programme, importance of leadership and worker engagement.

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Managing for health and safety

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

HSE has launched new online guidance to help make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety. Managing for health and safety replaces Successful health and safety management (known to many as HSG65) refreshing and enhancing the existing content.

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Employers urged take care of young people starting summer jobs – BSC: Speak Up, Stay Safe campaign

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

With the holiday season approaching, the British Safety Council (BSC) are urging employers to pay extra attention to the health and safety of young people hired for temporary, summer work.

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Beyond Safety Culture: Improving behaviours in your organisation – London 20 March 2013

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

This practical and interactive seminar, will equip you with an awareness of: Using the safety climate tool (SCT), incorporating it into a wider behavioural change programme, developing suitable interventions both on an organisational and individual level and the importance of leadership and worker engagement. seminar starts at 10am and finishes approx 4pm.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Leadership on the front line

Friday, December 14, 2012

HSE Chair discusses the importance of leadership in health and safety

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RR952 – A review of the literature on effective leadership behaviours for safety

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

There is widespread agreement between industry, regulators, academics and the press that leadership is a key component of a safe organisation. While there is considerable literature on leadership, very little of this addresses the issue of safety, particularly in the major hazard sector. This research aims to identify specific leadership styles, attitudes, behaviours and practices […]

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Last chance to enter the European Good Practice Awards

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The European Good Practice Awards close to UK entrants on 3 October 2012. Don’t miss this opportunity if you have a good example of managers and workers collaborating to improve workplace health and safety. To find out more about the awards process, visit European Campaign – Working together for risk prevention – Good Practice awards.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – How safe is safe enough?

Monday, July 30, 2012

HSE Chair Judith Hackitt discusses the managment of risks

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Video – Judith Hackitt introduces the Healthy Workplaces Campaign

Friday, April 20, 2012

EU-OSHA’s Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012-2013 ‘Working together for risk prevention’ began on 18 April 2012 and focuses on the twin concepts of management leadership and worker participation in occupational safety and health

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Accident book

Thursday, March 22, 2012

The Accident Book will allow you to comply with legal requirements to record accidents at work. It also contains guidance on the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.

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RR896 – Leadership and worker involvement on the Olympic Park

Monday, October 24, 2011

This research considers leadership and worker involvement practice across selected projects on the London 2012 Olympic Park.

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Safety watchdog challenges construction industry to learn from London 2012

Monday, October 24, 2011

Britain’s safety watchdog is challenging the construction industry to learn from the London 2012 construction project and improve the safety record of one of the most dangerous occupations in Britain.

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Managing for Health & Safety – Know where you stand: essentials

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Essentials for all – these are questions that an owner/manager should be asking to start/check that the business is managing for health and safety.

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RR816: Director leadership behaviour research

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

In October 2007, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Institute of Directors (IoD) jointly published guidance for directors encouraging them to lead on health and safety in their organisations; the publication was entitled ‘Leading

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RR815 – Second evaluation of guidance for directors and board members

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

A baseline study was conducted in 2008 to assess awareness and impact of the guidance among directors/board

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