HSE International

ECA: ‘Electrical accidents continue to fall’ by Paul Reeve CFIOSH

The fall in accident rate is the result of an industry-wide effort from member companies and their employees, and the ECA and Unite, notably through the now-completed ‘ZAP’ initiative …

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….

IOSH publishes annual UK food industry snapshot

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health has conducted its most in-depth study to-date into the health and safety performance of the UK’s food and drink industry…

Construction Director jailed after waste fireball burns young worker

The worker was instructed to stand on top of a skip to pour flammable thinners onto burning waste. The thinners ignited into a fireball and blew the worker off the skip, causing substantial burns…

Inspections find NHS failing to comply with sharps laws

A sample of NHS organisations has found more than 80% to be breaching sharps regulations, according to the national watchdog for work-related health and safety.

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