Visit the official HSE Books website for more
information on all of the publications available books.hse.gov.uk
The Manual Handling Assessment Charts (MAC) is a tool to help
users identify high-risk workplace manual handling activities to
manage the risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
HSE has produced an online version of the MAC tool, the MSD
Online Assessment Tool, to simplify the process of completing each
The HSE MSD Online Assessment Tool's step by step approach and
automated reporting removes the need to populate and interpret the
results manually - saving your assessors time and effort.
Find out more about the HSE MSD Online Assessment
Manage Work-related Stress with HSE's New Stress Indicator
HSE's Stress Indicator Tool (SIT) measures the attitudes and
perceptions of your employees towards work-related stress.
Complementing HSE's Management Standards for Stress approach, the tool
features a survey of thirty-five questions that ask about six key
areas of work that, if not managed properly, are known to be
potential causes of workplace stress.
Further information on the SIT Tool
The HSL Safety Climate Tool (SCT) measures the perceptions of
your workforce on health and safety issues. Now delivered as a
fully on-line system, benefit from new features including an
improved questionnaire wizard and the ability to automatically
generate written summary reports.
Further information on the Safety Climate
GRIP is a footwear slip resistance rating scheme developed by
HSL to actively reduce slips.
The HSL GRIP rating scheme uses rigorous, scientific testing to
measure and grade the slip resistance of footwear.
Quadvent 2 is a suite of mathematical models that can be used
for Hazardous Area Classification to help comply with the Dangerous
Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR). It
provides realistic estimates of flammable gas cloud volume and
zoning distance for a range of flammable gases and release
Further information on Quadvent
HSL Welding Fume Reference Materials MSWF-1 and HSL SSWF-1 have
been developed to assist analysts in assessing the performance of
the digestion procedures they employ in their laboratories when
undertaking welding fume analysis.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
for further information
HSL's Respirable Crystalline Silica (Quartz) Reference Material
has been developed with a particle size range in the respirable
fraction to be appropriate for the direct on-air-sample analysis
approach outlined in the HSE Method for the Determination of
Hazardous Substances (MDHS) 101Crystalline silica in airborne
Further information about our
Silica Reference Material
Welcome to HSL's online ordering system for biological
monitoring sample kits and analysis. On completion of your online
order, the relevant sample kits, packaging and paperwork will be
sent to you - simply collect the samples and return to HSL for
analysis. Please note: the name and address used in this system
will be used as the delivery address for kits and result reports.
The requestor is responsible for obtaining informed consent from
workers and for communicating the results, observing the personal
data nature of those results.
Please note that the online ordering system is currently
designed such that all samples ordered must be returned for
analysis in a single batch. To order kits to be sent back in
multiple batches, please email
We offer a comprehensive testing service outside of what is
currently available online. Please see our
full price list here.
Land Use Planning Pre-application advice is now available
through the HSE's Planning Advice Web App. Please follow the link
access this service.
Further information on HSE's
involvement in Land Use Planning