HSE International

BSIF – Ensuring the industry’s voice is heard

Alan Murray, BSIF CEO speaks to HSE International about the Federation’s continuing commitment to improving the safety and health of the UK workforce …

MRS Training & Rescue – Over 100 Years’ Experience

With over 100 years’ experience and sites throughout the UK, MRS Training & Rescue are experts in providing a wide range of health and safety services …

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 …

Although fines have risen, prosecutions for health and safety crimes have fallen

Hugh Robertson, Senior Policy Officer for Health and Safety at the TUC, discusses concerns with the sharp decline (21%) in HSE prosecutions last year …

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” …

Kirkbean farming firm prosecuted after boy, 8, loses part of his leg

The boy, 8, was sat on a all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on Airdie farm, Kirkbean. He fell from the ATV and was later found with injuries to his lower right leg ..

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…

Big Ben’s Great Clock will fall silent for essential conservation works

On Monday 21 August at noon, Big Ben’s famous Great Clock chimes will sound for the last time before major conservation works are carried out …