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Health and Safety in Numbers – the HSE’s Annual Statistics for 2021/22

Health and Safety in Numbers – the HSE’s Annual Statistics for 2021/22

On 23rd November, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published its annual statistics on work related ill-health and workplace injuries for the 2021 ...

‘Protecting People and Places’ – the HSE’s Strategic Objectives for the Next Decade

‘Protecting People and Places’ – the HSE’s Strategic Objectives for the Next Decade

Alongside the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, there is another anniversary that is close to all health and safety practitioners – it has been 50 years since ...

COVID-19: Updated Government guidance: Reducing the spread of respiratory infections, including COVID-19, in the workplace

COVID-19: Updated Government guidance: Reducing the spread of respiratory infections, including COVID-19, in the workplace

Late on 1 April, the Government released its promised, updated guidance for employers: Reducing the spread of respiratory infections, including COVID- ...

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2020/21 Health and Safety in Numbers

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2020/21 Health and Safety in Numbers

View the HSE's annual statistics for work related ill-health, non-fatal workplace injuries and enforcement action taken during 2020/21.

Construction site boss imprisoned for failing to report a serious accident

Construction site boss imprisoned for failing to report a serious accident

A builder who failed to submit a RIDDOR report to the Health and Safety Executive following a serious construction site incident has received a 24-wee ...

HSE Fatal Accident Statistics – a decrease in workplace fatalities for 2019/20

HSE Fatal Accident Statistics – a decrease in workplace fatalities for 2019/20

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for the number of work related fatalities in 2019/2020. These figures only relat ...

Working Safely in Wales during COVID-19: New Guidance and HSE Enforcement

Working Safely in Wales during COVID-19: New Guidance and HSE Enforcement

The guidance available to businesses in relation to safe working practices during the COVID-19 crisis is not only constantly evolving, but different i ...

Health, Safety and BREXIT

Health, Safety and BREXIT

Since the referendum majority vote in favour of the UK leaving the EU over 3 years ago, Brexit uncertainty has dominated the headlines. Businesses nee ...

Health and Safety Prosecutions in 2019

Health and Safety Prosecutions in 2019

Looking back over the last year a number of Court cases involving serious health and safety breaches which were amongst the most notable and high prof ...