The main causes of injury are:

The main causes of occupational ill health are:

Industry specific guidance

Strategy and targets

The Ceramic Industry Health and Safety Pledge was launched in 2001 in response to the Revitalising health and safety strategy. It was a health and safety improvement initiative which:

Pledge Phase Two was launched in 2005 to build on the success of the first four years. It focused on several themes which had emerged from the Pledge including a greater emphasis on communication with employees and the development of tools to help employers.

Pledge Phase Three was launched in 2010. This is more strategic in its approach and is aligned with the HSE strategy - 'The Health and Safety of Great Britain - be part of the solution.'

Pledge phase four

The fourth phase of the health and safety pledge was launched in 2017 and is closely aligned with the HSE's 2016 Strategy 'Helping Great Britain Work Well', which has the following 6 key themes:

Updated: 2022-10-12