HSM Magazine – The independent voice for Health and Safety
Health and Safety Matters (HSM) is the official journal for the BSIF, and is firmly established as a truly independent voice for the health and safety industry. The magazine is the longest-standing publication in the market, having been published for 21 years.
The ABC audited magazine continues to have growth in readership and in 2019 it was 100% requested, with 12,640 new requests to receive the magazine.
In 2019, HSM carried out a readership survey that revealed that 78% of readers still wish to engage with the print magazine, 70% rated the content as very good or excellent and a further 22% rated it as good, 79% strongly agreed or agreed that they like the design of the magazine and website, and 68% said that reading the magazine influenced their purchasing decisions. These statistics overwhelmingly show that HSM’s readership not only highly rates the content and look and feel of the magazine, but it genuinely influences them.
HSMSearch.com provides current up-to-date editorial content and news, with regular email newsletters distributed twice a week and regular social media updates. This increase accounts for a significant growth in website traffic.
A webinar series was launched in 2019 consisting of 10 free-to-attend, sponsored webinars providing live educational content to viewers, which will continue into the future. These are also offered on-demand, increasing the reach of this content.
HSM works closely with the key industry sector stakeholders including the BSIF, HSE, British Safety Council, BOHS, RoSPA, and IIRSM to ensure to HSM readers have all of the information they need on current issues as well as guidance on how to comply with changes in legislation.
As the official journal of the BSIF, the Federation uses HSM to deliver news on its latest campaigns and work industry bodies, including joint campaigns with the HSE and opinions and comment from safety industry experts.
Annual BSIF Guide
2020 sees the continued successful publishing partnership between HSM and BSIF and this year we will be bringing you an even bigger and better BSIF Guide, once again combining our winning formula to provide the safety industry with more information than ever before, the guide is designed to provide:
• A reference source for the industry to assist accessing safety products and services
• Contributions from industry respected professionals
• Company and product profiles
• A-Z supplier listings
The guide is distributed to a circulation in excess of 25,000, made up of the HSM circulation, 1,000 industry copies, as well as distribution at all key industry events.
For more information on HSM Magazine or the annual BSIF Guide please contact one of the team.