Comparing management approaches to Health & Safety and Food Safety in the Food System: strong alignment or clear blue water?

Treacy, Dennis, Gilbert-Wood, Chris, Kerridge, Andy, Manning, L and Ward, Rachel (2021) Comparing management approaches to Health & Safety and Food Safety in the Food System: strong alignment or clear blue water? Food Science and Technology. ISSN 2689-1816 (In Press)

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Abstract

This article considers the management approaches to designing and adopting a management system to ensure the health & safety of personnel and visitors to a food premises and comparing these to the processes used to develop an effective food safety management system. In some organisations the management systems for health & safety and food safety are distinct and managed separately, whereas in other organisations there is integration of practise and processes in an overarching management system that provides both shared learning and cross-competencies. The management of both health & safety and food safety can only be realised when there is appropriate strategic leadership, an enabling organisational culture and the daily behaviours at all levels of the organisation support a positive and collaborative environment. A failure to deliver this objective can lead to increased organisational risk across all functional areas.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Agriculture, Food and Environment
Depositing User: Professor Louise Manning
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2021 14:29
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2022 19:50
URI: https://rau.repository.guildhe.ac.uk/id/eprint/16485

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