Management of health and safety in defence (JSP 375)

A list of all documents relating to JSP 375: Management of health and safety in defence.

JSP 375 is the corporate publication that provides guidance to defence in meeting its legal health and safety obligations and provides a common structure for the organisation and arrangements for the day to day management of health and safety within defence. JSP 375 provides the direction that must be followed in accordance with Statute, or Policy mandated by defence or on defence by central government and the guidance and best practice that will assist the user to comply.

JSP 375 is now subject to a 5 year rolling programme of review and update, please read the programme plan of chapters to be reviewed by priority, year and quarter. Note that this plan will change to reflect changing priorities and will be refreshed accordingly. Should you have any feedback, comments or suggested amendments for consideration at the next chapter review point then complete the feedback form and return it to the We will endeavour to provide a response however, this is not a formal consultation exercise and as such we cannot commit to providing responses to all feedback received.

JSP 375 is now structured as a single-part publication with three sub-volumes; each volume has chapters that contain the policy and direction on health and safety in Defence and the guidance and good practice for applying that policy. The volumes are as follows:

  • volume 1 covers the basic arrangements for Defence compliance with Health and Safety legislation
  • volume 2 details the common standard for Health and Safety audits within defence
  • volume 3 covers the high risk activities on the defence estate.

JSP 375

Published 13 September 2013
Last updated 11 January 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated the page content.

  2. Updated the information under the 'details' heading and added the JSP 375 review programme and feedback form page.

  3. Added the Management of health and safety in defence: arrangements (JSP 375 preliminary) page.

  4. Added link to Defence systems approach to training (JSP 822).

  5. Updated following name change to JSP 375.

  6. First published.