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Free-to-download Safety Wizard app

Friday, February 20, 2015

A developer has launched a free-to-download health and safety app to help small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) manage common workplace risks. The ‘SME Safety Wizard app’ is structured around HSE’s Toolbox guidance.

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Risk assessments – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace

Friday, August 29, 2014

HSE has revised and simplified the 5 Steps. INDG163 ‘Risk assessment – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace’ clearly outlines what businesses need to do to assess their workplace risks without creating mountains of meaningless paperwork.

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Landlord in court after office tenant fell through fire escape

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

A landlord has been fined after a man suffered fractured vertebrae when he fell through a faulty fire escape to evade intruders.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Managing for health and safety

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

HSE has launched new online guidance to help make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety. Managing for health and safety replaces Successful health and safety management (known to many as HSG65) refreshing and enhancing the existing content.

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The Twelve Myths of Christmas: Don’t deck the halls – decorations pose health and safety risk!

Friday, December 7, 2012

The reality: Most organisations including HSE and local councils manage to put up their decorations, celebrating the spirit of Christmas without a fuss.

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New Office health and safety website

Thursday, November 8, 2012

The new updated ‘Office health and safety’ website is now live. This site guides employers and employees to information relating to health, safety and welfare in the office.

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Risk management – Online example assessments

Monday, February 20, 2012

The examples show how other small and medium-sized businesses have approached risk assessment. If you can’t find your industry listed, pick the one closest to it and adapt it for your own workplace.

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Office risk assessment tool – A helping hand to protect your workers

Monday, November 8, 2010

The office risk assessment tool allows those working in low-risk office-based environments to do their risk assessment quickly and easily.

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Control of legionella – DVD

Friday, December 19, 2008

A compilation of guidance films covering the risks of legionella and how they can be minimized.

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Health and safety in Wales

Monday, November 10, 2008

HSE has launched a new bi-lingual website aimed at keeping people working in Wales up to date with

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DVD: Signposts for health and safety

Friday, September 26, 2008

Originally broadcast on BBC2 as 10 half-hour programmes – a variety of small businesses show how

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Removing forms and record keeping requirements

Thursday, September 25, 2008

We want your views on proposals to remove several legislative form filling requirements that apply

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Public consultations alerts

Friday, September 19, 2008

Sign up email or mobile phone text alerts to be informed about new consultations, reminders and

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Working in hot and cold environments

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Information about how the temperature of the environment you work in can affect you and advice on how to manage it.

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VDU / Display screen equipment (DSE) FAQs updated

Monday, April 28, 2008

Some of the frequently asked questions covered:

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Latest LAU Newsletter out now

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

In this month’s edition: Shattered Lives campaign update, simple method to sumbit prosecution statistics…

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Display Screen Equipment (DSE) website

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

A new website offering DSE related information, advice and guidance has been launched.

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Free leaflet ‘Workplace health, safety and welfare’ – Welsh version

Thursday, December 20, 2007

The HSE publication INDG244, ‘Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare – a short guide for managers’ welsh version

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Free leaflet – Workplace health, safety and welfare

Monday, December 17, 2007

The HSE publication ‘Workplace health, safety and welfare: a short guide for managers’, INDG244, has been updated

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