State Safety Programme and State Safety Plan - Part two – States’ approaches to the issue

Peter Vittek, Slobodan Stojić, Andrej Lališ, Vladimír Plos


The aim of this article is to bring a closer look on the various state approaches to the State Safety Programme (SSP) and plan implementation and realization. Therefore, article describes and compares French, the United Kingdom, Finland, Belgium and Ireland approaches. Besides that, it also focuses on the differences between the old and newly issued French safety plan. The article brings an overview of the specific risks, defined in the individual state safety plans, and their classification into particular categories


state safety programme; risks; safety performance indicators


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