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Health and Safety Executive Updates

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Find out about the latest Health and Safety Executive (HSE) campaigns and updates.


  • Keep safe at work as the winter months begin, which means slips and trips accidents are likely to become more frequent. Slips and trips cause over a third of all major injuries and can also lead to other types of accidents, such as falls from height or into machinery. The HSE website has guidance on slips and trips provides plenty of information and resources on how to avoid these accidents in and around the workplace.
  • HSE to visit farms as part of national inspection campaign. Inspectors from the HSE will visit farms across Wales, Scotland and England as part of a push to change the culture in the industry and check for compliance with long standing legal requirements.
  • Working Minds campaign launches new free online learning for employers to help employers prevent stress and support good mental health, a free interactive tool has been developed that brings HSE’s Working Minds campaign principles to life. The Working Minds campaign promotes the principles of risk assessment, with a focus on 5 steps: reach out, recognise, respond, reflect, make it routine.

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