HSE fully supports schools arranging a wide range of out-of-school trips and learning activities and wants to make sure that mistaken and unfounded health and safety concerns do not create obstacles that prevent these from happening.
HSE spokesman clarifies – ‘health and safety’ regulations referred to in media coverage were in fact Church of England’s own Churchyard Regulations.
A Lincolnshire farmer and an agricultural machinery supplier have been fined after a young casual worker had three tendons in his right hand severed by a potato crusher.
The European Good Practice Awards close to UK entrants on 3 October 2012. Don’t miss this opportunity if you have a good example of managers and workers collaborating to improve workplace health and safety. To find out more about the awards proce…
This safety bulletin draws attention to key aspects of the proper management of the risks from legionella in water systems other than cooling towers and evaporative condensers.
Leisure centres with spa pools and care homes are among the businesses being urged to do more to protect workers and members of the public from legionella risks.
A Merseyside firm has been sentenced after a worker received life-threatening injuries when he fell from scaffolding at a Croxteth sports centre.
Agriculture has one of the highest fatal accident rates of any industry in the UK. All of the case studies featured are real incidents with real and sometimes fatal consequences for the people involved. They concentrate on some of the key agricultural themes being targeted by HSE, including: falls from height, livestock handling, transport and [...]
A Monmouth roof refurbishment company has been fined after an employee was injured in a six-metre fall from the roof of a house in Cirencester.
Walkers Snack Foods Ltd has been fined after a 400 kilogramme block of compacted snack waste fell on a worker, breaking his leg.