Safer Highways 2019

Safer Highways is a collaborative movement leading in health, safety and wellbeing. Safer Highways is supported by some of the highways sector’s biggest contractors.


Mental Health Report Launch 4th December 2019, House of Lords

Safer Highways Wellbeing Framework Launch 20th May 2020, London

Safer Highways 2020

A year round movement leading the way to a stronger, safer culture

Following on from our highly successful year in 2019; 2020 promises a 12-month programme of events and support that will drive awareness and, more importantly, change in our industry.

Our vision

That the highways sector becomes a beacon of best practice for the good management of all health, safety and wellbeing issues, and that other sectors look to us as leaders in this field.

We want to look back in years to come and be proud to see that we have made a lasting difference for everyone who works in our industry at every level.

An Exciting Year So Far

Safer Highways is proud to announce our inaugural Mental Health Summit

SH Mental Health Summit
Thursday 20th June 2019
Safer Highways held an invitation-only summit of 100 high-profile industry leaders who come together to cement their commitment to raising awareness of Mental Health across the Sector. The event was chaired by Karl Simons, Chief Health Safety and Securities Officer at Thames Water and included Keynote presentations from Lord Dennis Stevenson and Paul Farmer, co-authors of the Prime Minister’s ‘Thriving at Work Report’.

Collaboration, Learning, Sharing

Our showcase of Health, Safety and Innovation; for the industry, by the industry

Wednesday 11th September 2019
As part of our industry drive to promote collaboration to achieve better health, safety, and wellbeing within our sector, SAFER HIGHWAYS announced a brand new event for 2019 SHL!VE. The event acted as a showcase for groundbreaking innovations in safety and wellbeing and presented a unique opportunity for delegates to not only hear about but also see and experience what our peers are doing to innovate with the common goal of keeping those who work and travel upon our roads safe and well..

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