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Occupational Health & Safety Services in the UK: Market Research Report

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Occupational Health & Safety Services Market Research Report | SIC M70.227 | Jan 2017

Shaken but safe: A growing workforce protects revenue despite uncertainty and new regulations

IBISWorld’s Occupational Health & Safety Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Falling business confidence, construction and industrial production activity affects demand
  • Health and safety requirements were eased for organisations in industries with fewer risks
  • Government initiatives supporting residential construction to lift demand for industry services
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry expanded slightly over the past five years. Increasing construction activity and rebounding business confidence boosted demand for industry services. Steady demand from the health-care sector also contributed positively to growth. Meanwhile, a wider range of downstream industries used industry services over the past five years, which supported the industry. However, industrial production activity remained weak and activity levels in the oil and gas sector dwindled, which hampered demand for industry services. Unemployment levels were high at the start of the period, although unemployment fell in the following years, which negatively influenced demand for services, such as claims management and health and safety training... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of industry operators corresponds with the spread of more dangerous and hazardous activities and general population trends. Industry operators tend to locate in commercial areas, and particularly in those with high levels of construction or manufacturing.


London is the most concentrated area for business locations in the industry, with an estimated 24% of establishment located in London, largely due to the high level of construction activity taking place in the city. Health and safety precautions are especially important in commercial construction because it often happens in busy areas, so the safety of nearby people and buildings must be taken into account as well as that of construction workers. The.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Occupational Health & Safety Services Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Occupational Health & Safety Services Industry are

  • Access to niche markets
  • Recommendation/accreditation from an authoritative source
  • Understanding government policies and their implications
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and Total value of construction in the Occupational Health & Safety Services industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


    Industry ProductsRelated Reports

    What is the Occupational Health & Safety Services Industry?

    Operators in this industry advise companies and organisations on how they can ensure their employees have safe and healthy working conditions. Companies provide training, outreach, education and assistance.

    Industry Products
    Compliance assistanceOccupational hazard evaluationClaims managementHealth and safety trainingImplementation of best practices
    Industry Activities
    Providing assistance with hazard evaluationHelping clients comply with occupational health and safety regulationsProviding training in health and safety proceduresHelping businesses implement the best practices in the workplace

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Industrial production index
  • Total value of construction
  • Business confidence index
  • Total labour force
  • Current Performance
  • Demand conditions
  • Regulatory influences
  • Margins improve weakly
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand rebounds
  • Potential threats
  • Profitability improves
  • Table: Occupational Health & Safety Services Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Occupational Health & Safety Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Forestry & Logging
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturing
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing
  • New Car & Light Motor Vehicle Dealers
  • Wireless Telecommunications Carriers
  • Products & Services
  • Compliance assistance
  • Occupational hazard evaluation
  • Claims management
  • Health and safety training
  • Implementation of best practices
  • Other
  • Chart: Occupational Health & Safety Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Construction and utilities firms
  • Manufacturers
  • Health and care service providers
  • Oil and gas sector
  • Transportation and storage companies
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Occupational Health & Safety Services Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Occupational Health & Safety Services
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Occupational Health & Safety Services Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Occupational Health & Safety Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Occupational Health & Safety Services Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Health And Safety Executive (Hse)
  • The public body in charge of dealing with, regulating and enforcing health and safety regulations in the United Kingdom.
  • Occupational Health And Safety
  • Health and safety in a workplace.
  • Reach
  • Stands for registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals. It is EU legislation governing the handling of chemicals.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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