RoSPA Journals

RoSPA publishes a range of safety journals, available on subscription, or as part of a membership package.

The RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal


As RoSPA's flagship journal, Occupational Safety & Health is read mainly by health and safety practitioners/consultants and occupational health professionals working across industry and commerce, local government, healthcare and education.

Published monthly, in full colour, its pages contain the latest occupational safety and health news and comment, in-depth feature articles covering a wide spectrum of topical health and safety and occupational health issues, book and website reviews, analysis of safety policy issues and details of new health and safety-related products and services.

Each issue of the journal also includes an eight-page OS&H Bulletin, covering the latest consultations, key reports and publications, technical standards, research news and the latest health and safety legislation and guidance.

OSH Bulletin

Feedback from our readers describes the journal as authoritative, accurate, trustworthy, topical and well-written.

Take a look at the contents of the Latest Issue. RoSPA Members can also access the journal online via the RoSPA Member Zone.

To give you an idea of the wide range of content covered in The RoSPA OS&H Journal, take a look at the 2015 Index.


Safety express

Safety Express

Safety express is published bi-monthly in a newspaper style format. It covers health and safety at work for the non-specialist, addressing the important health and safety issues that all workers face.

Its 20 pages contain extensive coverage of health and safety prosecutions, new publications and DVDs, training courses, news from trade unions, health news and topical features, plus a competition and cartoon guide to health and safety issues.


Care on the Road

Care on the Road

Care on the Road is RoSPA's journal for those who want to keep up to date with road safety developments at home and overseas.

With a broad readership that includes members of RoSPA Advanced Drivers and Riders (RoADAR), road safety officers, road safety engineers, professional drivers and fleet managers, police and fire service personnel and teachers, the journal contains news and features.

Walking, cycling, driving and motorcycling are all covered, and there are also updates from RoADAR groups, readers' letters, competitions, details of recent court cases and a regular legal comment column.

Published as a bi-monthly magazine, it is despatched to RoSPA's road safety members, RoADAR members and other subscribers.


Leisure Safety

Leisure Safety Winter 2014

Leisure Safety is RoSPA's vibrant digital journal covering drowning prevention and water safety, as well as wider leisure and play safety management.

Published each quarter, and hosted online, the journal is produced for RoSPA's leisure safety members, the members of partner organisations and other subscribers. Readers include professionals responsible for water, leisure and play safety management, including those working on beach, inland water, sea, swimming pool and water sports safety and the management of other leisure, play, fitness and sports facilities.

It is packed full of news and in-depth features highlighting activities and developments across the sector, including submissions from guest contributors.

A printed edition of the journal is also produced each year to coincide with the Leisure Industry Week exhibition.


The RoSPA Home Safety Journal

Home Safety Journal

The RoSPA Home Safety Journal covers all aspects of safety in the home, product safety and accident prevention in a public health context.

Containing news and in-depth features on the latest developments in these areas from across the UK and overseas, plus alerts about emerging safety issues, the digital journal is hosted online and produced quarterly.

It is produced for RoSPA's home safety members, the members of partner organisations and other subscribers, with readers including home safety practitioners, children's workers, police and fire service personnel, health promotion officers, environmental health officers, trading standards officers and public health decision-makers and practitioners.


Safety in Education

Safety in Education Spring 2014

Safety in Education is RoSPA's termly digital journal aimed at those with an interest in health and safety management in schools and colleges ("teaching safely") and safety education ("teaching safety").

Hosted online, the colourful journal goes to RoSPA's safety in education members, members of partner organisations and other subscribers.

It contains a balance of news, features and comment on the management of health and safety in schools and colleges, including academies and free schools, and on practical safety education that prepares children and young people to be able to recognise and manage risk.

Teachers, head teachers, school governors, safety education practitioners and professionals involved in health and safety management in schools and colleges, such as bursars, are among the readers.



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Our journals are available as part of RoSPA membership packages, as well as to other subscribers.

Subscription rates for 2016:

  UK/EU Non UK/Non EU
Journal Format RoSPA Member VAT* Non-Member VAT* RoSPA Member Non-Member
(11 issues p.a.)
Print £84.00 - £99.00 - £106.00 £121.00
Safety Express
(6 issues p.a.)
Print £25.00 - £29.00 - £37.00 £41.00
Care on the Road
(6 issues p.a.)
Print £17.50 - £20.00 - £29.50 £32.00
Leisure Safety
(4 issues p.a.)
Electronic £13.00 £2.60 £15.00 £3.00 £13.00 £15.00
Staying Alive
(4 issues p.a.)
Electronic £13.00 £2.60 £15.00 £3.00 £13.00 £15.00
Safety in Education
(3 issues p.a.)
Electronic £13.00 £2.60 £15.00 £3.00 £13.00 £15.00

*VAT only on e-journals sold in UK/EU

Subscription rates for subscription agencies are available on request.

More information on the benefits of membership is available on our Membership pages, by calling +44 (0)121 248 2233 or emailing

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