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RR695: Evaluation of guidance for directors and board members

In late 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 Health and Safety at Work: leadership actions for directors and board members’ (INDG417) .

Databuild Ltd was commissioned by the Central Office of Information (COI) to conduct research on behalf of the HSE to establish:

This report outlines the key findings from the research and identifies opportunities for the Health and Safety Executive to further promote the guidance.

This report and the work it describes were funded by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Its contents, including any opinions and/or conclusions expressed, are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect HSE policy.

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Updated 2010-03-19