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Health & Safety Executive
The Health and Safety Executive is a body set up to protect the health, safety and welfare of employees and to safeguard others, principally the public, who may be exposed to risk from industry.
The HSE’s remit is to ensure that risks to people’s health and safety from work activities are properly controlled.
8 Nov 2018
Barratt Developments recently announced it would introduce randomised drug and alcohol testing for staff to combat increased risks...
30 Jul 2018
Employers have been urged to ensure that the health and safety of their workforce is a priority as fatal work-related...
28 Jun 2018
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has urged organisations to review their health surveillance programmes for workers who have a...
4 Feb 2018
This case study concerns an individual suffering wrist pain at work. Michael Bowles and Anne Harriss demonstrate the use of...
5 Dec 2017
There’s a simple way of increasing business efficiency that many executives overlook, according to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).
30 Nov 2017
The number of older people in the workforce is increasing and with it the risks related to older workers and...
2 May 2017
The Health and Safety Executive’s new strategy for the workplace promises to give health the same priority as safety, but...
21 Apr 2017
New guidance on workplace dress codes will be published by the Government, but
13 Apr 2017
Fatalities in the workplace are a challenge for HR and the stakes are high with the potential for criminal charges,...
4 Nov 2015
Employers often make the headlines over their policy on staff wearing a poppy in the workplace. We set out the...
3 Oct 2013
Businesses that require first-aid training will from this month be free to choose their own training provider, under reforms being...
5 Aug 2013
The mandatory reporting of workplace injuries is set to be made clearer for businesses under changes proposed by the Health...
1 Aug 2013
Official statistics have shown a reduction in the number of workers killed in Britain last year.Provisional data published by the...
5 Jul 2013
Local authorities are to be “banned” from carrying out “unnecessary” health and safety inspections under a new code, the Government...