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Horizon scanning and futures - emerging health and safety issues

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HSE undertakes horizon scanning and other futures activities to help increase awareness of developments, trends and other potential changes in the world of work.

Here you will find information on this work, the trends identified and their potential impact on occupational health and safety.



HSE futures scenario building - describing the processes by which a range of possible futures and their health and safety implications were identified and described. The scenarios themselves can be used in many ways. For example, to test ideas for change and so improve the chances of success.


Topic summaries

Summaries of topics selected by the horizon scanning process.

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Updated 2013-04-26