About us

60 years delivering our vision that no one should be injured or made ill through their work

The British Safety Council is a forward thinking and dynamic organisation which is dedicated to its vision that “No one should be injured or made ill through their work”.  The vision is simple to understand, but not easy to achieve.  The world of work is changing faster than any other time in our history, and we are here to look after its workforce.


With so much change comes a new set of challenges for the British Safety Council. As well as continuing to deliver traditional health and safety messages, there is a greater need to focus on the health and wellbeing of workers. As new generation with different skills and capabilities enter the workplace we need to focus on more innovative and engaging ways to embed good practises that resonate with workers are practical for employers to implement.

With a history spanning over 60 years we are again at an exciting time for our expanding organisation. Having opened our first international office in India in November 2017, it is now one of our main growth areas. Aligned with our ambitious plans to become the UK’s leading voice for mental health awareness in the workplace, Mates in Mind has gone from strength to strength, showing significant growth in supporter numbers. We are at the cutting edge of education, developing virtual reality training environments to create high impact learning environments. We continue to develop and maintain our market leading health and safety audit products and reward those organisations that excel in this space.