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.
The aim of this research was to explore the use of an infra-red (IR) ear thermometer to determine whether the stability and accuracy of the measurements obtained could be improved to the extent that it could be used in industry to provide a reliable indication of the risk of an individual suffering from heat strain.
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When working outdoors the weather can have an effect on an individual’s effectiveness and this is not readily managed using just engineering controls. In these circumstances some of the most effective ways of managing these environments is by introducing some simple administrative controls
This page provides answers to HSE’s commonly asked questions about health and safety,covering such topics as Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR), Personal protective equipment, temperature at work…