Research into current and alternative health, safety and wellbeing performance metrics to understand their comparative merits and limitations would help industry improve how we report, use and take action to manage health, safety and wellbeing. It would help to resolve pressing issues, such as the setting, comparison and use of health and safety improvement targets. This activity will support the evaluation of economic performance of health and wellbeing through data as it comes in from industry and therefore provides an overall view of performance in relation to other health conditions and priorities within the industry.
It would also identify good practice and ensure that the new generation of monitoring and risk assessment tools that is currently being developed can support its application. This research aims to assist this goal, in support of the following overall purpose, by meeting the following specific objectives: