HSE International

BOHS comments on the latest health and safety statistics

BOHS CEO Simon Festing speaks to HSE International about the latest industry statistics and reducing the burden and human cost of work-related ill health …

Vote starts on ISO 45001 Final Draft International Standard

ISO 45001 is a significant improvement on OHSAS 18001 and effective application of the new global standard will reduce the risk of harm in the workplace …

Bradford College lecturer awarded £159,000 in stress case

Lecturer Kate Rawnsley suffered depression and anxiety resulting from the negligence of her employer. Bradford College was fined for failing in its duty …

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New electrical industry initiative aims for Occupational Health Step Change

A major new initiative will be launched in January 2018 to help safeguard the health of around 12,000 operatives across the electrical industry …

British Safety Council launches mental health training courses

The British Safety Council has unveiled its new mental health training portfolio, with courses to help businesses and employees start conversations about …

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 …

Workplace stress at record levels, say TUC health and safety reps

Stress was top of the list in this year’s TUC biennial survey of more than 1,000 UK health and safety reps, with 70% citing it as a problem…

Health and Safety at work; The unseen issue around the office

Whilst health and safety issues within construction and manufacturing are common, health and safety around the office is sometimes less often considered.

IOSH to inform EU Council conference on work-related cancer

The prevention of occupational cancer and setting of more exposure limits when working with carcinogens is to be discussed at a major European conference involving the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

UCATT finds high levels of stress and mental illness among construction workers

A survey amongst construction worker members of UCATT has revealed very real concerns about the prevalence of mental health problems in the industry.