What safety-related interventions work most effectively and reliably to change industry behaviours, norms, and culture?

Background

Key areas here are developing our understanding of the drivers of behaviour across the industry, and the benefits and potential risks that technological change may bring.

Next steps

The lead contacts are: Lesley Smith, Senior Principal Research Officer, Analysis, Research and Co-ordination Unit, Analysis and Data Directorate: Lesley.Smith@levellingup.gov.uk and David Hughes, Head of the Chief Scientific Adviser’s office: psChiefScientificAdviser@levellingup.gov.uk.

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