A businessman from Northamptonshire has been fined £60,000 after ordering a worker to clean a moving machine that trapped and mangled his arm, requiring it to be amputated.
Category: Health services
During the period 2004 – 2007, HSE carried out a targeted initiative to reduce slips and trips accidents in NHS Trusts.
A free health and safety event is being offered to businesses in the Bristol area next week,
HSE has issued a strong health warning after high levels of the legionella bacteria were found at a Liverpool hospital.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned employers they will face prosecution if they fail to comply
Organisations responsible for the care of vulnerable people must ensure that an effective risk assessment regime is in place
HSE is warning carers and care home operators to ensure they follow the correct training and procedures for moving and handling elderly, frail or disabled patients.
General advice for employers for the current situation – employers and employees should always practice good personal hygiene measures
HSE is warning companies responsible for carrying out legionella surveys on water systems of the need to ensure that their work is thorough and accurate.
The advice for employers for the current situation has been updated, including additional information on use of face
HSE has joined forces with local authorities (LAs) across Yorkshire and the North East to ensure that health and safety is a top priority
The agenda for the HSE Executive Board meeting in Redgrave Court, Bootle on 29 April is now available.
As from 6 April 2009, HSE is publishing new versions of its approved health and safety poster and leaflet.
Staff at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital have today pledged their support to the HSE in the latest phase of its “Shattered Lives” campaign
Brief leaflets produced by the UK CA in collaboration with other UK Government Departments. They are intended to
Every month over a thousand people suffer serious injuries as a result of slips, trips or falls in the workplace.
61 people died and more than 14,000 suffered serious slip, trip or fall injuries in British workplaces last year.
Following the success of the 2008 campaign, Shattered Lives 2009 raises awareness of workplace slips, trips and falls
This guidance has been written for managers of waste management operations that may come into contact with offensive/hygiene wastes.
HSE Chief Executive, Geoffrey Podger, said: “I am delighted that David Ashton is taking up this post”.