To help you make the most of SCT, and further embed positive attitudes to health and safety within your organisation, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has produced a number of insightful and practical white papers, which can be downloaded below.

White Papers

Measuring the Safety Climate in Organisations

This straightforward guide helps you and your teams to better understand organisational health and safety culture, as well as how it can be improved.

Making the Case for Culture

A practical guide containing helpful tips that enable you to engage your senior teams in safety culture. The paper helps you construct a robust business case for measuring your safety culture, focusing on tangible organisational benefits.

First Steps

The HSL’s First Steps white paper explains how to get started in improving your organisation’s health and safety culture, with plenty of useful tips to help you along the way!

Safety Climate Tool Successes

This paper describes how two organisations – Cofely GDF Suez and Scottish Water – have used the tool within their businesses, and the benefits that SCT has brought them.

View a Safety Climate Tool taster clip here.

How the Safety Climate Tool can enhance BSI and ISO

Enhancing your evidence base for BSI-BSOHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001 using the Safety Climate Tool. ISO 45001 is a new organisational safety standard, which went live in March 2018. This white paper explains how the Safety Climate Tool complements the new ISO 45001 standard.

Have a question? Take a look at our FAQs

  • What are the system requirements?

    The HSL SCT is a web-based survey and will require a JavaScript-enabled browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 8 or later. For viewing the reports, a PDF viewer is required.

    While every effort has been made to ensure that the software is free from error, HSL or Acclaim cannot be held responsible for any incompatibility with your system and/or other software.

  • Who owns the terms and conditions - Supplier Assessment Services Ltd or HSE?

    The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL), part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) the regulatory body for health and safety in Great Britain, own the terms and conditions of the Safety Climate Tool. Supplier Assessment Services Ltd has been appointed as the official reseller of the product.

  • What is Supplier Assessment Services relationship with the HSE/HSL?

    In February 2017, Acclaim, Supplier Assessment Services’ Health & Safety Accreditation business, was appointed as the official reseller of the HSL Safety Climate Tool. The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) is part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the regulatory body for health and safety in Great Britain.

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