HSE flags fall in convictions for safety breaches as concern

21 August 2019

The number of convictions for health and safety breaches has plummeted in the past four-year period, latest figures show. HSE said in its report that solicitors querying cases in court and inspectors new to the job could be behind the drop.

Room for improvement

21 August 2019

India has been ranked in the bottom five countries globally for its performance on environmental health and ecosystem vitality, explains Keith Whitehead.

Top health and safety queries in July 2019

19 August 2019

Queries relating to policies accounted for more than half of all calls to our health and safety advice line this month. For advice on policies or any other health and safety issue, speak with a qualified consultant on 0844 561 8149.

Work-related burnout: would you spot the signs?

19 August 2019

In May 2019, the World Health Organization officially recognised work-related burnout as an “occupational phenomenon”. In fact, levels of burnout among British workers have quietly but steadily reached epidemic levels. How many managers, asks Vicky Powell, would be able to spot the signs of burnout, and what can we all do to avoid and mitigate this modern corporate malaise?