Children at a school have been banned from eating pack lunches outside allegedly due to health and safety
Enhance your knowledge and debate current issues with a panel of inspiring speakers who will look at occupational health challenges.
It is aimed specifically at those who work in the public, health and social care, education, environmental and waste management sectors.
Keynote speakers include HSE’s Peter Brown, Head of HSE Health and Work Programme.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an agency driver, working for the MoD, was fatally injured by a reversing vehicle.
HSE are seeking the views of those with an interest in adventure activities, including schools which use or would like to use activity providers. You can take part in the consultation by using this link to an online survey https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/AALAsurvey .
Responses are required by 5pm on 15 February 2017.
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £366,000 after the death of a patient on a specialist dementia ward.
An Essex school has been fined after poorly-planned and managed refurbishment and maintenance activities exposed school staff and others to asbestos.
A senior support worker from Leeds was sentenced after a severely disabled woman choked and later died while in her care
Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released today.
An inspection initiative was carried out in 2015/16 to identify any common causes of non-compliance with legislation designed to protect staff from the risk of exposure to blood borne viruses. A summary document – Prevention and management of sharps injuries: Inspection of NHS Organisations – describes the findings.
A number of media outlets have reported today (Wednesday 18 May 2016) that a university plans to ban their students from throwing mortar boards in the air on graduation day for health and safety reasons. HSE has provided a response to this age-old myth: