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HSE inspection failure rates in spotlight

New research from BPD Zenith has found that nearly one fifth (17%) of businesses have received enforcement action in the past due to assets not meeting HSE compliance standards, with over 10% receiving an HSE fine. The research on 2,000 UK businesses surveyed organisations operating in the utility and renewable industries, including telecoms and broadband, […]

HSE shines spotlight on woodworking firms

Many woodworking businesses are endangering workers’ lives by failing to implement the measures required to prevent or control exposure to wood dust, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Supported by HSE’s Dust Kills campaign, which provides free advice to businesses and workers on the control measures required to prevent exposure to dust, HSE […]

HSE welcomes introduction of Covid-19 research programme

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been asked to lead one of seven studies as part of a national COVID-19 research programme funded by the UK government and fronted by the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance. Britain’s regulator for workplace health and safety has been asked to lead a study addressing the […]

HSE outlines COVID-safe learnings in Scottish schools

Using coloured spots to highlight frequency touched points and introducing alternatives to staggered start and stop times were some of the examples of good practice carried out by schools in Scotland to ensure they are COVID-secure. These are some of the examples of good practice discovered by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors after carrying […]