HSE International

How to enjoy the solar eclipse safely

It’s never safe to look at a partial eclipse or at any of the in-between stages of a total eclipse. Even if 99% of the sun is obscured, the remaining sun can still cause retinal burn…

Pleasurewood Hills Fireball ride reopens following health and safety inspections

Six rides in total were closed at UK theme parks. The machines were versions of the KMG Afterburner on which a man was killed and seven people injured …

Health & Safety Executive issues statement following fatal incident at Ohio Theme Park

A number of theme park rides across England have been temporarily closed following a fatality at an Ohio Theme Park. The HSE has initiated re-inspections …

Para-athlete Abdullah Hayayei dies in training after discus cage ‘fell on his head’

Abdullah Hayayei, a F34 class thrower from UAE, was training at Newham Leisure Centre on Tuesday 11 July. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 17:20 BST..

Dale Pike sentenced to prison following death of Gareth Pugh at Peterstone Lakes Golf Club

‘Boss Golf Balls’ founder Dale Pike was sentenced to prison after employee Gareth Pugh drowned while diving to collect golf balls at Peterstone Lakes Golf..

British Tinnitus Association – June 2017 is Tea for Tinnitus month!

June 2017 is Tea for Tinnitus month! Find out how you can ‘Put the Kettle on’ and raise funds for the BTA’s fantastic Tea for Tinnitus campaign…

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…

Drayton Manor Splash Canyon ride: Evha Jannath named as girl who died

Evha Jannath died after falling out of a circular boat on the Splash Canyon attraction during a school trip to Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire…

#3500LIVES: Celebrities back global road safety campaign

Pharrell Williams and Rafael Nadal are among the celebrities and sports stars who feature in #3500LIVES – the ‘first worldwide outdoor road safety advertising campaign’…

Fairground prosecuted after girl, 8, had her ear ripped off when a ride flipped over

The girl was riding in a chain of boat-style carriages that was being towed around a bend. Her ear was ripped off when the carriage overturned, dragging…