HSE International

British Safety Council – ‘Data Protection with GDPR’ Review

Taking just 40 minutes, the British Safety Council’s online course ‘Data Protection with GDPR’ offers a simple way to understand obligations for GDPR compliance…

Howden Joinery fined £1.2m after agency driver Richard Brown fatally crushed

Richard Brown was delivering kitchen worktops to a Howden Joinery Ltd site in Workington, when an overloaded forklift truck toppled and fatally crushed …

Unlicensed contractor fined for unlawful asbestos removals

Mark John Gibson of High View, Bridgend, was contracted to remove asbestos containing materials from properties on two occasions while unlicensed to do so..

Which? tests reveals unsafe smoke alarm that fails to detect smoke

New Which? smoke alarm tests reveal that an expensive, smart smoke alarm failed to detect smoke in two fire situations and is named a Don’t Buy…

How to enjoy the solar eclipse safely

It’s never safe to look at a partial eclipse or at any of the in-between stages of a total eclipse. Even if 99% of the sun is obscured, the remaining sun can still cause retinal burn…

Outdoor Workers – Staying Safe in the Sun

Outdoor workers including roofers, construction workers and gardeners, spend most of their working day exposed to UV light. A silent threat to skin health..

Farm Safety Week 2017 Day 3 – Hard-hitting farm safety stories

Transporting and stacking large hay bales has, in recent years, resulted in numerous injuries to and deaths of operators of the machinery or people nearby..

Farm Safety Week 2017: Danger in the driving seat

NFU Vice-president and chairman of the Farm Safety Partnership, Guy Smith says: “…40% of all farm workers who have lost their lives in agriculture over the past decade were workplace machinery-transport related…

Farm Safety Week 2017: Why we MUST improve safety

The latest statistics from the HSE show agriculture still suffers from the highest rate of workplace fatal injury of any industry sector in Great Britain …

Farm Safety Week 2017 – Pub Landlord Al Murray calls time on risk taking

Comedian Al Murray discusses the importance of Farm Safety Week (24-28 July 2017) and describes witnessing a serious machinery accident when he was just 12

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