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Investigation of the overall effectiveness of food sampling and surveillance in the UK by local and port health authorities

Food sampling forms an integral part of local authority food law enforcement and it can provide useful information to help effective enforcement of food law and contribute to improved food safety and standards. However, the FSA’s evidence requirement stated a ‘perceived downturn in the number of routine surveillance samples that are taken at UK points of entry and inland’.

Identification and review of health communication methods

Greenstreet Berman Ltd, with support from an associate with Roke Manor Research, identified and evaluated health communication methods…

Risk based sampling guidance for food and feed inspectors…

The aim of food and feed sampling strategy is to help ensure food is safe, compositionally correct, does not contain contaminants, only contains permitted additives, is correctly described, bears required markings and is truthfully labelled.

Developing a drowning prevention safety campaign with the RNLI

Greenstreet Berman Ltd has been working with the RNLI to help scope and further develop its strategy for preventing accidental drowning around the coast of the UK and Eire.

A Tool to Diagnose Culture in Food Business Operators, for the Food Standards Agency (2012)

This work was commissioned by the UK’s Food Standards Agency. Food safety culture has been given greater attention recently due to increased interest in the role of business attitudes in achieving compliance and avoiding food poisoning.

Building Control Risk Assessment Tool

Greenstreet Berman developed a risk assessment tool for use by BCB surveyors to assist in determining what to inspect and the number of inspections per building application.

Exploring alternative approaches to improving food safety

Greenstreet Berman carried out qualitative and quantitative research into alternative voluntary and regulatory food safety interventions including partnership working, financial incentives, consumer engagement, advisory schemes and supply chain schemes.

Promotion of Physical Activity in the Workplace

We were asked by NICE to carry out fieldwork in order to evaluate their recommendations on promoting physical activity in the workplace.

Workers’ Safety Adviser (WSA) challenge fund evaluation

Greenstreet Berman completed an evaluation of the fund on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive.

Research into the costs and benefits of return to work

Increasing costs of Employer Liability Compulsory Insurance (ELCI) led to an elevated level of interest in ‘return to work’ and ‘vocational rehabilitation’ from insurers and employers in search of benefits to themselves and for employees, such as improved staff well-being and reductions in the cost of work related injury and ill-health.