Managing for health and safety

This site is mainly for leaders, owners, trustees and line managers. It will particularly help those who need to put in place or oversee their organisation's health and safety arrangements.

The advice may also help workers and their representatives, as well as health and safety practitioners and training providers.

Download or order the revised edition of HSG65

Safety Climate Tool

HSL's Safety Climate Tool is designed to assist organisations who want to improve their safety culture, by helping to raise the profile of health and safety.

More about the SCT

Are you doing what you need to do?

As well as guidance on legal duties, you will find examples of evidence to look for when deciding if you are doing enough to manage for health and safety effectively.

What are you doing?

Delivering effective arrangements

If you need to put in place your organisation's arrangements for health and safety, or have particular responsibility for overseeing them, you can work through the Plan, Do, Check, Act approach:

Effective arrangements

Worker consultation and involvement

Employers have to consult employees, either directly or through appointed or elected representatives, on health and safety matters.

Worker consultation

Leading and managing

By following this guidance, you will help your organisation find the best ways to lead and promote health and safety, and therefore meet its legal obligations.

Leading and managing

Updated: 2022-01-19