Project Cadmium is the Association’s work to develop changes that support compliance with working time regulations, and the wellbeing of Superintendents.
With the significant reduction over recent years in the superintending ranks, members’ roles have become more complex and demanding.
The Association’s most recent resilience survey confirmed that:
To ensure the impact of this on the health and wellbeing of members is better understood, the Association has started Project Cadmium to provide an accurate picture of the extent to which the Superintending ranks may be working excessive hours.
On this page you will find project documentation and other useful materials.
o Project initiation document letter to Chief Constables
o Strategic objective & success measures
o Project PowerPoint
o Frequently Asked Questions – Project Cadmium Frequently Asked Questions – Final1
o Data management plan
o Consent form
o Rules for data collection
Watch this video from National Secretary Dan Murphy explaining more about the project.
You can also read a joint letter from President Gavin Thomas and NPCC Chair Sara Thorton asking forces for information on how they comply with Working Time Regulations (WTR) and seeking to identify good practice to develop improvements in this area.