An 89-year-old man died after hospital staff left him with only one rail on his bed to prevent him from falling out.
Category: Health services
A healthcare worker at a Worcestershire hospital contracted the Hepatitis C virus after injuring herself on a needle used to take blood from an infected patient.
HSE’s existing health surveillance (HS) guidance (HSG61) was last edited in 1999 and is in need of review. Delegates were assigned to one of three syndicate exercise groups.
The Healthy Workplaces Milton Keynes (HWMK) pilot was a partnership between the Health and Safety Executive and Milton Keynes Council designed to test a modified version of the Workplace Health Connect model
A company which runs a nursing home in Essex has today been fined after an elderly man was lowered into a bath filled with water possibly as hot as 72°C.
HSE Chair Speech – Speech to the Society of Occupational Medicine, Annual Scientific Meeting, Edinburgh
HSE Chair Judith Hackitt’s speech to the Society of Occupational Medicine, Annual Scientific Meeting, Edinburgh, 9 June 2010.
The hospital where a young man with cerebral palsy died after his head became entangled in bedrails was sentenced today (Tuesday).
Commercial waste bins are emptied around the clock seven days a week, so there are millions of such operations each year.
An NHS Trust has been fined after a mother who had just given birth died when she was given the wrong drug.
A care home company has been fined £5,000 after putting elderly residents in Manchester at risk of catching Legionnaires’ disease.
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Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust give nurses more time to care.
The following case studies are designed to explain the manner in which other organisations have implemented the changes, where they encountered issues,
Your actions could stop them happening, you might think you’re doing everything you can to prevent slips, trips and falls in your workplace, but everyone could do a lot more.
Four new case studies have been added: Prolix initiative, North Lanarkshire Council – Housing and social work services,
Alerting health and social care providers to potential risks to service users likely to self-hoist and transfer without the assistance of a carer(s).
If tackling stress was as easy as popping bubble wrap or doodling, work related stress would not be one of the main causes of absence in UK businesses. On this website, you’ll find useful case studies from these occupations which provide an insight into how stress can be managed effectively in the workplace. Work related […]
Slip, trip and fall incidents in the workplace cost two workers from the South West their lives last year, HSE warned today as it launched a hard-hitting campaign.
Slip, trip and fall incidents in the workplace caused injuries to 1,117 workers and cost a worker’s life in the East Midlands last year,