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Writing a research report for HSE


HSE requires any new commissioned work generating a published research report to be completed in the 1:3:25 writing process. Work commissioned prior to 1 July 2010 was undertaken using the 'Annex 3' writing process.

Listed below are the links to both writing processes.

1.3.25 Report writing process

Every report prepared for HSE has the same guidelines:

Download the 1.3.25 process

Annex 3: Specification for producing HSE research reports

This report specification guide is intended to help authors follow a standard and consistent style when preparing their research reports for publication by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). It covers the general order, layout and presentation standards required.

Updated 2012-09-19