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Foresight Centre - emerging health and safety issues

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We use horizon scanning, knowledge sharing and a range of futures activities to enable HSE and the broader health and safety system to anticipate and keep pace with change.

Foresight Report 2016 contains a collection of thought-provoking articles about the future world of work and gives some detail of several emerging ICT topics and their potential impact on occupational safety and health.



HSE futures scenarios can be used in various ways - e.g. to test the plausibility of future changes and consider the potential impact on occupational safety and health in your organisation or area of interest.


Topic summaries

Summaries of topics selected by the horizon scanning process.

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HSE's Foresight Centre can help you to anticipate the future world of work and put into place health and safety solutions that will make a difference - today and into the future.

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Updated 2017-04-05