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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 ...

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2019 Health and Safety in Numbers

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2019 Health and Safety in Numbers

As we begin to approach the end of 2019, it is that time of year again when the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in festive spirit, release their an ...

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

With the implementation of the Sentencing Guidelines for health and safety offences, recent fines arising from HSE prosecutions of cases involving HAV ...