Welcome to the Thomas Ashton InstituteDrawing on the combined knowledge and experience of University of Manchester and Health & Safety Executive to deliver research, learning and regulatory insights to enable a better working world. Safer structures How to continuously improve the safety and increase the resilience infrastructure and industries of today and tomorrow. Social change and ageing How changes in the way society works will impact safety. Health and well-being How work and health outcomes are intimately interlinked, and what interventions can improve health outcomes. Digitalisation of work How the digital revolution impacting society can be harnessed to continuously improve safety and health, and be best employed to assure a resilient working world. Resilience in complex systems How complex systems can be designed and managed to be safer and more resilient. People Meet some of our team.