HSE chief executive Sarah Albon looks back on 2020, a year like no other.

If 2020 was a stressful and challenging year for most of us, consider the scene in April at Daventry airfield.

Four tonnes of medical gowns had just arrived in from Turkey, ordered by the government which was facing intense pressure for failing to provide enough PPE to frontline workers. But HSE, which had a team on the ground to certify and check everything, had to reject all but a few of the 40,000 gowns as being unsafe.

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