Meaningful Compliance: Aligning Process With Purpose

With Nippin Anand & Greg Smith

Ticket price: £495

Live Stream - Online Workshop

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Day 1

November 24, 2021 13:30 - 15:30

Day 2

November 26, 2021 13:30 - 15:30

Day 3

November 30, 2021 13:30 - 15:30

Day 4

December 2, 2021 13:30 - 15:30


GMT+0 (Dublin, Edinburgh, London, Lisbon)


For the past two decades health and safety management has become increasingly associated with administration and bureaucracy creating increased pressure at every level of an organisation to comply with rules and regulations in the pursuit of improved health and safety performance.

While occupational health and safety incidents are reportedly declining, the frequency of major accidents has increased across high-risk industries. Studies also show a strong correlation between a rise in bureaucracy in health and safety and an upsurge in accident rates. All this raises an important question. Are documented systems in health and safety achieving their purpose?

This workshop explores the dangers of bureaucracy in health and safety management, how safety bureaucracy can undermine workplace safety, and what businesses can do about it.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the limitations of documented systems to manage health and safety, and legal, risk.
  2. Identify how bureaucracy can infect documented systems, undermining their effectiveness and contributing to an illusion of safety.
  3. Build a philosophy of compliance centred on the achievement of purpose rather than the completion of process.
  4. Create strategies to work within existing safety management systems to add meaning and value to health and safety management at every level of the organisation.

Further information

The event will be held on Microsoft Teams. A meeting link will be sent out one week prior to the course to all the participants on their registered email address.

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Please click this link for more details about the workshop (PDF 2.96 mb)

Early bird discount

Early bird discounts available for bookings made 30 days in advance – see ticket for the discount if applicable.


Full refund on the ticket available up to one month before the course.

No refunds will be made after this date.

Ticket price: £495

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