Project: The changing landscape of OSH regulation in the UK: Achieving the right balance in policy and practice


This project was submitted on 29/01/2014

This project seeks to map the changing landscape of OSH regulation in the UK with a view to identify how the right balance between public and private initiatives can be achieved at the policy and practice levels. The study includes an investigation into the sources of authority in the changing OSH landscape or ‘risk landscape’ in the UK and whether the different actors involved are granted space to devise locally relevant strategies for achieving OSH goals.
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: University of Nottingham

Interntational House, Jubilee Campus,
Wollaton Road,
NG8 1BB,
0115 951 5151

Principal Investigator: Dr Stavroula Leka

Other Researchers: Professor Gerard Zwersloot, Aditya Jain, David Hollis and Nicholas Andreou

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