Project: Building sound foundations Notes of guidance on managing safety rules and procedures

Peer reviewed and published

This project was submitted on 23/01/2014, published on 29/11/2012 by IOSH, and peer reviewed by IOSH

Building sound foundations this document is aimed at senior safety professionals in organisations whose job it is to develop and improve safety rules and procedures. The guide contains practical advice to help businesses make their safety rules more effective and efficient, and includes:
- a nine-step rule management process
- examples of what good practice looks like
- an intervention plan that all organisations can use to reduce the number and complexity of rules while still controlling risks effectively

Human factors & behavioural safety, Leadership, Policies, Regulation (OSH), Risk management
Agriculture, Aviation and Aerospace, Chemical, Construction, Education, Engineering, Entertainment and Leisure, Environmental and Waste management, Finance, Fire, Food and Drink, Healthcare, Local Authorities, Manufacturing, Media, Nuclear, Offices, Offshore, Other, Public Sector, Quarrying / Mining, Railway, Retail, Telecommunications, Transport

Organisation: HASTAM UK

Private Organisation
Suite 729, 10 Sovereign Court,,
8 Graham Street,
B1 3JR,
0844 561 0434

Principal Investigator: Professor Andrew Hale (HASTAM UK)

Other Researchers: Dr David Borys and Professor Dennis Else
(University of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia)

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