Crown Copyright Material
All materials produced by HSE are subject to Crown
Copyright. HSE holds a Delegation of Authority from
the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office, which allows us
to licence our Crown Copyright materials and enable other
organisations to re-use them wherever possible.
Some examples of Crown Copyright materials that are currently
offered by us under licence for re-use include:
Photos & Images
||Thousands of images from HSE's photo archive, ranging from
historical to state-of-the-art health and safety research
||Books, magazines and other publications, webpages, training
materials, corporate or marketing brochures.
Film & Video footage
||A large number of clips covering health and safety research
topics such as explosions, crashes, etc. Includes high speed video
and computer generated animation clips.
||TV programmes, training videos, online learning packages.
||Packaged software tools such as the HSE Safety Climate Tool,
Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) Toolkit etc. are available.
||Assessment of varous safety issues within an organisation.
Survey materials & Questionnaires
||Basic materials that could be developed into software
||Tailored use to provide bespoke tools or software
||No packaged training material is currently offered by HSE, but
we are looking at ways to enable increased licensing and
||Individual training or presentation slides, video clips,
For further information, follow the links above.
HSE does not currently licence the re-use of content from its
own research reports or reports written for commercial
Examples of standard licence conditions and pricing
information are available by following the relevant links in
the table above. HSE reserves the right to apply
discretionary exemptions to charges for licencing our Crown
Copyright materials. These are most often applied for limited
academic re-use or where the perceived contribution of the re-use
(in terms of improvement to health and safety) can justifiably
offset the standard licence fee. Such exemptions are solely
at the discretion of HSE, although we welcome your justification
should you wish to be considered for such an exemption.
For further information, to apply for a licence, or to make a
complaint about our licensing practices please contact:
email@example.com or write to: The Licensing Manager,
Room C.1.17, HSE Science and Research Centre, Harpur Hill, Buxton,
Derbyshire, SK17 9JN.
Data derived from HSE science activities
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