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.
The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a warning to the manufacturing industry about the extreme dangers of entering confined spaces, particularly those dealing with waste and recycling
To make occupational health really work, practitioners need to convince the board of the business case for taking health seriously. Nic Paton finds out how OH can demonstrate how it adds value to the business
The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a series of case studies looking at how employers can improve the health and safety of employees working from home
Leaders of the UK's top 350 companies were canvassed over the summer for their views on the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) stress management standards
With all the recent surveys and stories in the press about the rising levels of stress in the workplace, it is easy to see why there is a widespread fear that it is spiralling out of control, but is this really the case? Nic Paton reports
The Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) stress management standards are set to have a profound impact on how employers tackle workplace stress, OH professionals and academics have predicted.
A pilot of new HSE standards on stress shows how enlightened management approaches are key to tackling the problem. Sally O'Reilly reports
With so many different causes of work-related stress, it is often difficult for employers to know where to start. This is where the multidisciplinary approach comes into its own. Roisin Woolnough reports
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A local authority OH department is piloting a sickness absence recording system that helps keep track of staff who come into work, only to then go off sick or go home.
The quango responsible for health and safety has to have different preoccupations in today's workplace