This research investigates the feasibility and challenges of developing quantitative evidence of links between ongoing activities and reductions in death, injury and causes of ill health caused by work. The study focuses on the activities of HSE as a whole and their link with final health and safety (H&S) outcomes. The approach:
Findings from the literature search and the review of data sources are synthesised to reach conclusions on the feasibility of demonstrating the links between overall HSE activities and outcome, the reasons for any difficulties in making the links and the methods that might be adopted in future to overcome these difficulties.
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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