history of health and safety

    James Tye With Lord Robens, B&W, 1960'S 1

    Former HSE colleagues reflect on Robens, 50 years later

    A group of five former senior HSE officials have authored three new papers to mark 50 years since the Robens committee published its revolutionary report.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 19 July 2022

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    How Robens super-charged the safety system

    The Robens report, which established the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSWA), is 50 this year. Safety Management celebrates Robens’s achievements and considers if the Act needs refreshing in the face of huge social changes.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 10 May 2022