Andrew Sharman


Working at height: ‘People simply don’t see the risks’

Falls from height account for a significant proportion of workplace and at-home serious and fatal accidents in many countries around the world. In this article Andrew Sharman argues that we must to engage, encourage and empower workers to think differently about how they perceive risks in the workplace. Read More

The New Rules of Safety: Be careful what you measure

Professor Andrew Sharman offers caution on the desire to set hard measures to quantify the behaviour of workers and suggests that if we’re not careful, we might just get what we measure. Read More

Working at height – Finding just the right balance

Andrew Sharman explores how a Just Culture and Felt Leadership in health and safety at work can help us get the balance just right. Read More

Wellbeing at work: Developing real leadership buzz

Professor Andrew Sharman speaks on how to sustain and create wellbeing in the workplace. Read More

The New Rules of Safety: Believe it. Or not.

Professor Andrew Sharman explores how organisational culture is created – and diluted – and considers the four key elements that practitioners should consider when seeking to establish a robust culture of care in their workplaces. Read More

The New Rules of Safety: Ask the RIGHT questions!

Andrew Sharman offers five questions to boost your strategic influence and drive sustained safety improvement in your organisation – today! Read More

The new rules of safety: The future ain’t what it used to be

Disrupt the status quo and do better things. 'Up to 80% of work roles as we currently know them will vanish in the next two years. Whilst the health and safety profession has grown rapidly over the last 30 years, it is not immune to change', says Andrew Sharman. Read More

The New Rules of Safety

For two years, Andrew Sharman has been writing 'The New Rules of Safety' for Safety and Health Practitioner. Now, SHP brings together all of his articles under one roof. Read More

The New Rules of Safety #20: life is a quotation

Andrew Sharman looks at learning lessons from the past and the 'wonderful wisdom of words' for safety and health practitioners. Read More

Dame Judith Hackitt & Andrew Sharman’s 5 tips for getting business to ‘own’ HSE

I recently delivered a webinar with my colleague Dame Judith Hackitt for Barbour EHS and SHP Online to share ideas on how to engage senior leaders in owning health and safety at work. Read More



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