Resources and guidance

Our free Resources and Guidance explain what the 10 Performance Requirements and their maturity scales are, and what these look like in practice.

A SafePlus Accredited Assessor or business will use these requirements to measure a business’s performance and provide advice and guidance on how to improve.

SafePlus performance requirements

A generic version of the Performance Requirements is suitable for all businesses, while specific versions have been developed for sectors where health and safety is a key focus area.

SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 3 MB)

Construction: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 3.7 MB)

Agriculture: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 1.8 MB)

Retail, warehousing & distribution: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 4.4 MB)

Manufacturing: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 3.3 MB)

Transport: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 2.5 MB)

Energy: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 1 MB)

Emergency services: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 1.2 MB)

Forestry: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 2.8 MB)

Healthcare: Safeplus performance requirements (PDF 1.4 MB)

Question templates for businesses to use with their employees

Questions for governance roles: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 236 KB)

Questions for senior managers: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 239 KB)

Questions for line managers and supervisors: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 239 KB)

Questions for frontline workers: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 238 KB)

Questions for contractors & suppliers: SafePlus performance requirements (PDF 239 KB)

Lead indicators

The lead indiciator and risk examples in this document can be used by businesses to measure the effectiveness of health and safety management.

Lead indicators  (PDF 269 KB)

Examples of risk by sector

This guide provides examples of common health and safety risks (acute, health and catastrophic) across different sectors.

Examples of risks by sector (PDF 56 KB)