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RSSB http://www.rssb.co.uk

Health and Safety Executive http://www.hse.gov.uk/

Office of Rail Regulation http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk/  

Department for Transport http://www.dft.gov.uk/  

British Safety Council http://www.britsafe.org/policy-and-campaigns/research/engaging-with-safety-culture.aspx    

Step Change in Safety https://www.stepchangeinsafety.net     


Health and safety strategy

Promoting safety and value in Britain’s railways.  Office of Rail Regulation strategy 2009-14.  http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk/upload/pdf/388.pdf

The Health and Safety of Great Britain. Health and Safety Executive Strategy http://www.hse.gov.uk/strategy/strategy09.pdf 

Office of Rail Regulation Health and Safety report (2010) http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk/upload/pdf/HealthSafetyReport2010.pdf       

Toolkit background  

Measurement of safety culture in the rail industry. RSSB report. http://www.rssb.co.uk/pages/research-catalogue/pb009374.aspx  

Developing a practical self assessment tool for measuring and managing safety culture. RSSB report. http://www.rssb.co.uk/pages/research-catalogue/pb009374.aspx          

Safety culture background  

Reason, James (1997). Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Managing-Risks-Organizational-Accidents-Reason/dp/1840141050  

A review of safety culture and safety climate literature for the development of the safety culture inspection toolkit. HSE RR 367 (2005). http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrpdf/rr367.pdf

Engaging with Safety Culture : A Review of Current Thinking and Practice. British Safety Council report. http://www.britsafe.org/sites/default/files/editor/Engaging_With_Safety_Culture_report_011208_finalv2.pdf

Safety culture: A review of the literature. HSL/2002/25. http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/hsl_pdf/2002/hsl02-25.pdf     

Safety management systems  

Railway Management Maturity Model. Office of Rail Regulation (2011) http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk/upload/pdf/management-maturity-model.pdf

HSG65 Successful Health and Safety Management http://www.hse.gov.uk/pUbns/priced/hsg65.pdf

Strategies to promote safe behaviour as part of a health and safety management system. HSE Report 430 (2002). http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/crr_pdf/2002/crr02430.pdf

Management commitment and leadership

The role of managerial leadership in determining workplace safety outcome. HSE Report 044 (2003). http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrpdf/rr044.pdf   

Leadership for the major hazard industries.  HSE.  http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg277.pdf   

International Council on Mining and Metals’ ‘Leadership Matters.  The Elimination of Fatalities’. http://www.icmm.com/page/12629/leadership-matters-the-elimination-of-fatalities

http://www.hse.gov.uk/leadership/  

Safety culture development

Key Practical Issues in Strengthening Safety Culture.  International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group.  INSAG-15. http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1137_scr.pdf

Safety Culture Maturity Model Offshore Technology Report 2000/049. HSE.  http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/otopdf/2000/oto00049.pdf

Development and validation of the HMRI safety culture inspection toolkit. HSE RR 365 2005. http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrpdf/rr365.pdf

Human factors and continuous improvement 

RSSB Human Factors Good Practice Guide  http://www.rssb.co.uk/Library/improving-industry-performance/2008-guide-understanding-human-factors-a-guide-for-the-railway-industry.pdf  

RSSB Human Factors’ useful tools and resources http://www.rssb.co.uk/pages/improving-industry-performance/human-factors-tools-and-resources.aspx

HSG48 Reducing Error and Influencing behaviour. http://books.hse.gov.uk/hse/public/saleproduct.jsf?catalogueCode=9780717624522

Behaviour modification programmes – Establishing best practice. Offshore Technology Report2000/048. http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/otopdf/2000/oto00048.pdf  

Step Change in Safety Human Factors report  http://stepchangeinsafety.net/stepchange/News/StreamContentPart.aspx?ID=4627   

Strategies to promote safety behaviours http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/crr_pdf/2002/crr02430.pdf