Public Health England


World Mental Health Day: Prevention is the best cure

British Safety Council has urged employers to safeguard employee mental health and invest in workplace wellbeing. Read More

The Silent Epidemic: Mental health in the construction industry

'The risk of suicide among low-skilled male labourers, particularly those working in construction roles, is three times higher than the male national average.' After rolling out its new strategy, Selwood Housing saw a 95% reduction in work-related stress-related absences and a 73% reduction in personal stress-related absences, over a one-year period Read More

Compassionate leadership at Public Health England

“The biggest regret in my career wasn’t failing to meet a financial target but in fact exceeding it, at the Read More

Hand hygiene – the first step in tackling antimicrobial resistance

Why hand hygiene is the first crucial step in preventing AMR and why serious action needs to be taken now to protect the future of the NHS. Read More

Heatwave: ‘Heat-related deaths could treble in the UK by 2050’

The Government should consider introducing maximum workplace temperatures, according to a new report. Read More

Heatwave: ‘Keep out of the sun’, says Met office

A heat health watch has been issued by the Met Office and people are being advised to ‘stay out of the sun’ for the remainder of this week as temperatures soar. Read More

Workplace health needs assessment tool published

Public Health England has published a document that provides a tool for carrying out workplace health needs assessments. Read More

Hundreds ill after ‘norovirus’ outbreak at Wahaca restaurants

Over 300 people have been taken ill after a suspected outbreak of norovirus at Wahaca, a Mexican restaurant chain. Public Read More

Office workers should stand for at least two hours a day, study advises

Guidance on how to curb health risks from too much sitting has been published for the first time in the Read More



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Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time

Barbour download: Guide to working at height