Sources of inspiration and recent publications

Zwetsloot GIJM, Leka S, Kines P, Jain A (2020). Vison Zero – Proactive Leading Indicators – A Guide to measure and manage safety, health and wellbeing at work. Geneva: International Social Security Association.


Expected soon:

Expected Autumn 2020: IEC White Paper on ‘Safety in the Future’ focussing on the impact of new digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Digital Twins, etc. on Safety – and their implications for standardization in safety.


Recently published:

Zwetsloot GIJM, Schmitt-Howe B, Nielsen KT (2020). Success factors for OSH implementation – Opening the black box of OSH Realization, Policy and Practice in Health and Safety.

Zwetsloot G.I.J.M., Leka S., Kines P., Jain A., (2020). Vision zero: Developing proactive leading indicators for safety, health and wellbeing at work. Safety Science 130 (2020), 104890.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Van Middelaar J, Van der Beek D (2020) Repeated Assessment of Process Safety Culture in Major Hazard Industries in the Rotterdam Region (Netherlands). Journal of Cleaner Production, 257.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Van Kampen J, Steijn W, Post S (2020). Ranking process safety cultures to improve risk based inspections using indicative safety culture assessments, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 64, 104065.

Zwetsloot GIJM & Kines P (2019). Integrating workplace safety, health and well-being into business strategies, Proceedings of the Vision Zero Summit, 11-14 November 2019, Helsinki, pp.55-58, Helsinki: FIOH.

Zwetsloot GIJM (2019), Shared values for health, safety and well-being at work. In: Burke RJ, Richardson AM,  Editors), Creating psychologically healthy workplaces, Chapter 4, pp. 91-111. Edward Elgar publishing

Jain A, Leka S, Zwetsloot GIJM, (2018). Managing Health, Safety and Wellbeing, – Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability, Dordrecht: Springer Science. Doi: 10.1007/978-94-024-1261-1. (The eight chapters are also individually available on line)

Bergh LIV, Leka S, Zwetsloot GIJM (2018). Tailoring psychosocial risk assessment in the oil and gas industry by exploring specific and common psychosocial risks, Safety and Health at Work, 9 (1), 63-70. Doi. org/10.1016/ access:

Zwetsloot GIJM, (2017). Vision Zero: promising perspectives and implementation failures; A commentary on the papers by Sherratt and Dainty and Dekker, Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, 15 (2), 120–123. Doi: 10.1080/14773996.2017.1373998

 Zwetsloot GIJM, Leka S, Kines P (2017). Vision Zero: From accident prevention to the promotion of health, safety and wellbeing at work, Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, 15, (1), 1-13.

 Zwetsloot GIJM, Kines P, Ruotsala R, Drupsteen L, Merivirta ML, Bezemer RA, (2017). The importance of commitment, communication, culture and learning for the implementation of the zero accident vision in 27 companies in Europe, Safety Science 96, 22-32.  To view the full paper, click here

Zwetsloot GIJM, Kines P, Wybo JL, Ruotsala R, Drupsteen L, Bezemer RA, (2017). Zero Accident Vision based strategies in organisations: Innovative perspectives, Safety Science 91, 260-268