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    NEW STRATEGY FOR HSE

    HSE plan a new strategy for UK health and safety 

    Between now and December HSE will be refining a new strategy and start to ‘define the delivery process’. Some specific measures HSE may take are to:

    • clarify roles of the regulated, regulator, workforce and others;
    • emphasise the importance of leadership at Board and director level; 
    • place leadership at the heart of preventing injury and ill health;
    • focus on high risk sectors e.g construction and address persistent concerns
    • encourage a pragmatic and sensible approach to risk management;
    • make it clear that worker involvement and consultation is important to all;
    • focus on priorities by industry, sector and individual issue and;
    • help SMEs to understand how to comply in a proportionate way

    Comment: There is little that is radically new in this agenda. It appears that the main objectives are to: (a) focus HSE activity more sharply and (b) concentrate on emphasising leadership and boardroom action.

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