HSE International

Women are being put at risk by ill-fitting safety workwear

Less than one in three women are given protective clothing specifically designed for women, according to a report published by the TUC…

Up to 50,000 work deaths may go unreported each year

GMB: Official RIDDOR figures do not include occupational disease, road traffic fatalities, workers killed at sea and work-related suicides….

Health and safety inspectors cut by 25%

Figures obtained by Unite, via a Freedom of Information request, reveal that since 2010 there has been a 25 per cent reduction in the number of Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors…

Online Survey: New Initiative shows increasing importance of CSR

A major new survey on corporate social responsibility is now open to electrotechnical businesses. Launched by the ECA and supported by CCS, the survey…

VIDEO: Mini documentary on the need for qualified fire alarm technicians

Is a qualification in fire detection and alarm systems needed? This mini documentary from the FIA explores views from across the industry…

VIDEO: The Impact of the Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines 1 Year On

Partner at Gowling LLP, Andrew Litchfield, and Director of Southalls, John Southall, discuss Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines and their impact on UK businesses…

High health and safety fines extend to non-commercial bodies too, says expert

“The new sentencing regime introduced in February 2016 is having a significant effect in the level of fines imposed in relation to health and safety cases…”

Woolwich Ferry worker collapses – dispute escalates over health and safety concerns

On Saturday 28, an ambulance was called to the ferry after the engineer collapsed from inhaling fumes in the engine room of one of the boats…

‘Blue Monday’ warning issued by Norman Lamb MP to employers

Employers must be more proactive to stop people falling out of work because of mental health illnesses, a Norfolk MP has warned on Blue Monday, the year’s most depressing day…

BSIF strengthens RSSS Scheme in bid to combat non-compliant & non-performing PPE

The BSIF is determined to eradicate non- performing, non-compliant PPE from the UK market and give users the standard of product they should expect…

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