GDPR and Health & Safety: A Guide For HSE Professionals

How to prepare for the new General Data Protection Regulation

Know how GDPR will affect Health and Safety processes

The European Union will be enforcing its new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as of 25th May 2018.  Complying will be a mammoth task for many companies both within and outwith the EU, and similarly for almost all departments within a company - including Health, Safety & Environment (HSE).

The HSE department holds a wide range of personal data and will be directly affected by GDPR.  This guide will help you with the following.

  • Understand the complex legislation in the context of Health & Safety processes
  • Assess your existing policies and map out the steps you need to take
  • How to manage your Health & Safety data appropriately (collection, categorization, sharing, output, retention)

This paper includes Recitals from the original GDPR documentation that are used alongside real-world examples. If you're struggling to get your head around the changes, download this whitepaper for help.


Topics covered

  • The role of the Data Protection Officer
  • Collection, categorization, output, sharing, and retention of information
  • Current data protection statement
  • Data Controllers vs. Data Processors
  • Personal data going outside the European Union
  • Helpful links and further recitals for consideration

Overwhelmed by GDPR? No problem.

Download this guide specifically for Health & Safety professionals to get started