Make sure you are part of HSE People LinkedIn groups

Great start to the week as HSE People group hits new member high! HSE People's main LinkedIn group has hit new a milestone today amassing over 44,000 members. The group is for those who wish to network with others who work in high-risk…
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Restart a Heart 2017 sees 195,000 young people trained in life-saving CPR

A record number of people have been trained in life-saving CPR for the fourth annual European Restart a Heart day (16 October 2017) Events all across the UK saw 195,000 young people instructed in essential skills to become the lifesavers of…

President Trump nominates Scott Mugno to head OSHA

President Donald Trump on Oct. 27 nominated Scott Mugno, vice president of safety, sustainability and vehicle maintenance at FedEx Ground, to lead OSHA as the assistant secretary of labor  If confirmed, Mugno would take over from Loren…
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Painter shuns health and safety rules by balancing stepladder on top of eight-storey scaffolding

The Bristol Post has reported a story this week of a painter who shuns health and safety rules by balancing stepladder on top of eight story high scaffolding For many, health and safety is a necessary evil which sucks…
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Bedford Care Provider Fined £550k

A Bedford-based healthcare provider has been fined after failing to act on concerns raised by an occupational health nurse Southwark Crown Court heard that a Ramsay Health Care (UK) employee had raised concerns with the Health and Safety…
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Hunt challenges social media giants on cyber-bullying

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is meeting social media giants, including Facebook and Twitter, to challenge them on cyber-bullying Image copyright: GETTY IMAGES In tweets ahead of the discussions, he says some responsibility…
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Mine openings 'should be fenced off' in Cornwall

A man who fell 50ft (15m) into a disused mine says urgent action is needed to stop further accidents Andrew Williams fell down a hole around 50m inside an opening to the Wheal Hermon mine Andrew Williams is still recovering…

Tram drivers to go on strike over new safety device installed after fatal Croydon tram crash

Tram drivers are to go on strike for two days over safety concerns regarding a new device installed since the Croydon tram crash Tram drivers have voted to go on strike (Image: Dave Cook) The ASLEF Executive Committee has given…
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Police and HSE probe launched into farm death

A joint police and health and safety investigation is under way after a man died in a farm accident on 20 October © REX/Shutterstock Emergency services were called to Church Farm, Philips Lane, Darrington, West Yorkshire, to reports of…
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Waste firm blasted by judge after worker Safi Khan killed on deathtrap machine

Company fined £255k over 'tragedy waiting to happen' A Birmingham waste firm has been fined £255,000 after a worker was crushed to death as he worked on a “lethal” waste-sorting machine. Safi Khan became…
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Rugby company fined £400,000 after man's leg was crushed in the vice of an industrial band saw

A steel distribution company has been fined £400,000 after a worker suffered horrific leg injuries in an industrial accident Acenta Steel Limited was prosecuted by Rugby Borough Council following the accident at the company’s…
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Norwich gate crush death: Robert Churchyard jailed and firm fined

A workman has been jailed after a heavy metal gate he fitted fell on a woman outside her house Image copyright: NORFOLK POLICEJill Lunn, 56, suffered a heart attack while pinned under the driveway gate in Blofield Heath,…