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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.

This year HSE's Foresight Centre Report looks at the developments that may be coming in the UK's approach to the generation, storage and use of energy. This is a timely consideration given the priority of reducing the carbon dependency of the UK's energy supply and also the changing split of consumption between industry sectors. 

Foresight Annual Report 2016/17



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 2018-04-26