In the News

22nd September 2021

HSE to focus on dust in construction

The HSE’s autumn health and safety initiative for the construction industry will focus on respiratory risks and occupational lung disease, looking at the control measures businesses have in place to protect their workers’ lungs from construction dust including silica, asbestos and wood dust. This month long program will commence on 4th October.

8th September 2021

Driving and riding for work

The HSE has developed new webpages on driving and riding safely for work. There is clear, simple guidance:

for employers and those who engage drivers and riders on how to make sure the journey, driver and vehicle are safefor workers and those who drive and ride for work on their responsibilities 
20th August 2021

Submission of export chemicals

HSE, the GB PIC Designated National Authority (DNA), is inviting companies to start submitting notifications for exports of chemicals in the GB PIC List that are expected to take place during 2022. The GB PIC export notification form is available on HSE’s website, where there is further information and supporting guidance for completing the form.