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Work at height charity launches ‘No Falls Week’

Taking place between 13 and 17 May 2024, and organised by the No Falls Foundation, No Falls Week’s aims to raise awareness about the importance of safe working at height and to prevent falls. Read More

HSE fatality figures show year on year increase – construction again most vulnerable

One hundred and thirty-five workers were killed in work-related incidents in Great Britain in the last year, according to HSE annual report. Read More

Fears for construction workers after a report found the industry accounted for the most work-related fatalities

There are fears for the safety of construction workers - and the effectiveness of their vehicle safety devices - after a report found the industry accounted for the most work-related fatalities. Read More

RIDDOR and reporting

SHP hears from Adam Clarke, Managing Director at Praxis42 as he discusses RIDDOR and how to best report accidents and incidents in the workplace... Read More

Fatal injuries in agriculture, forestry and fishing in UK report published

The number of people killed in agriculture-related activities in the last 12 months has fallen from its high level in 2021, but the rate of fatal injuries in the sector remains the highest of all major industries according to HSE. Read More

Workplace fatality figures released for 2021/22

A hundred and twenty-three workers were killed in work-related accidents in Great Britain in the last year, according to figures published by the HSE. Read More

Figures show agriculture remains the worst performing industrial sector

HSE has published a report detailing that agriculture has the worst rate of fatal injuries of all the major industrial sectors. Read More

Workplace fatality figures released for 2020/21

Provisional data shows that a total of 142 workers were killed at work in Great Britain in 2020/21, an increase of 29 from the previous year. Read More

HSA releases Annual Review of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics, 2018-2019

The Health and Safety Authority’s Annual Review of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality presents the most recently available data on occupational deaths, injuries and illnesses in Ireland. Read More

Britain remains one of the safest places to work in the world, according to latest HSE statistics

Health and Safety Executive has released its annual injury and ill-health statistics for Great Britain. Read More



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