The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) is one of the world's
leading providers of health and safety solutions to industry,
government and professional bodies.
The main focus of our work is on understanding and reducing
health and safety risks. We offer health and safety research,
expert advice and consultancy, specialist training and
At HSL, we have been developing health and safety solutions for
over 100 years. Our long history means that we're well-placed to
understand the changing health and safety landscape, and anticipate
We are the Health and Safety Executive
(HSE)'s Laboratory, and working with the regulator gives us a
unique insight into workplace health and safety.
HSL employs over 350 scientific, medical and technical
specialists, who help make working environments and working lives
safer, in the UK and around the world.
From our base in Buxton, and with
staff in six other locations across the UK, we focus on the
development of practical solutions to workplace health and safety
We have a strong international reputation for high-quality
research, undertaken on behalf of the Health and Safety
Executive (HSE) and other sponsors in government and industry.
To find out how we can help you, contact us.