HSE International

Go Home Healthy – Not enough is being done to tackle work-related ill-health

With the launch of the HSE ‘s Go Home Healthy campaign, research suggests half of UK industry leaders feel work-related ill-health is not being tackled …

Take on Tinnitus – an online resource from the BTA

Take on Tinnitus is an online resource from the British Tinnitus Association that includes tips, training and advice on tinnitus. 1 in 10 UK adults suffer..

Which? tests reveals unsafe smoke alarm that fails to detect smoke

New Which? smoke alarm tests reveal that an expensive, smart smoke alarm failed to detect smoke in two fire situations and is named a Don’t Buy…

Latest government tests show cladding materials don’t meet regulations

The additional test of cladding, consisting of Aluminium Composite Material cladding and fire retardant polyethylene filler with phenolic foam insulation …

NCA steps up response to modern slavery and human trafficking

Modern slavery and human trafficking (MSHT) in the UK is more prevalent than previously thought, according to the National Crime Agency (NCA). Figures …

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…

Big Ben silenced – a necessary precaution or health and safety gone mad?

Paul Vickers, Health and Safety Advisor with the ELAS Group, gives opinion on the silencing of Big Ben following media reports of a health and safety “excuse” …

The Health & Safety Executive comments on the Big Ben conservation project

The Health & Safety (HSE) releases statement regarding the upcoming programme of complex renovation work on Big Ben. “People’s health should not…

Second wall cladding system passes latest government fire safety test

The latest wall cladding combination tested as part of the government’s series of large-scale fire safety tests has passed and meets current Building Regulations guidance…

Judith Hackitt to chair government’s independent review following Grenfell Tower disaster

An independent review of building regulations and fire safety has been announced by the government following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower …