HSE International

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust fined £1m following death of John Biggadike at Pilgrim Hospital, Lincolnshire

John Biggadike, a patient at the NHS Trust hospital, died on 10 April 2012 from internal injuries after falling onto the metal post of a standing aid hoist…

Survey reveals Junior doctors risking lives in car accidents after night shifts

Many of the 2,231 respondents of the survey, A national survey of the effects of fatigue on trainees in anaesthesia in the UK, reported having accidents…

Health & Safety Executive releases annual workplace fatality figures

Today, the HSE releases its annual workplace fatality figures, which exclude deaths on non-rail transport and those caused by occupational diseases…

Caring Homes fined after death of elderly resident who fell 4m out of window

The 87-year-old was staying at the Coppice Lea Nursing home, Surrey, run by Caring Homes Healthcare Group Limited. In October 2013, she fell four metres through her window…

Cardiac Science – At the Heart of Saving Lives®

HSE International hears how Cardiac Science extends lives by providing the public, workplace and healthcare professionals with life-saving defibrillators…

BSIF: Occupational and Public Respiratory Health in the UK

While respiratory health issues caused by poor air quality have been getting increased public attention, the BSIF has published its ‘Tackling Workplace Respiratory Illness Report’. Alan Murray tells HSE International more…

Home and Away – Brits getting sunburnt in the UK and abroad

In the last year, over 35% of Brits have been sunburnt while in the UK, according to a survey carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists…

Sun Awareness Week (8-14 May) – Tackling workers’ sun risks

Businesses can help raise awareness and prevent cancer caused by solar radiation exposure at work using free materials from the IOSH’s award-nominated No Time to Lose campaign…

#MHAW2017: Surviving or Thriving? The state of the UK’s mental health

#MHAW2017: For over 17 years, Mental Health Awareness Week has highlighted different ways in which we can all contribute to improving our mental health…

New initiative launched to support mental health agenda in construction

Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity and Considerate Constructors Scheme launch new initiative to help support mental health agenda in construction…