Writing health and safety documents for your workplace

It is good practice to have health and safety documents.

We have produced guidance to help you to write health and safety documents.

Writing for health and safety: guidance for workplace health and safety writers

This guidance explains how to develop health and safety documents. The guidelines will help you to answer the following questions:

  • What is the document for?
  • Who will read the document?
  • What are your main messages?
  • Is the document effective?
  • How will you share and use the document?

Writing for health and safety: guidance for workplace health and safety writers (PDF 1.2 MB)

Enforcement decision-making model  (PDF 804 KB)