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This week's health and safety headlines

Here is a selection of the latest health and safety news. Just follow the headline for more details...

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Protect your workers from manual handling risks

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As an employer, you must protect your workers from the risks of hazardous manual handling. 

Prevent these sort of risks in your workplace with our new step-by-step guide.

 

The web pages have a range of useful information and advice for employers, including sections on training for employees and exactly what is required by law.

 

There are also links to a variety of useful resources and downloadable publications, including our leaflet Manual handling at work: a brief guide, which explains the problems associated with manual handling and gives guidance on how to deal with them.


Prevent work-related stress in your workplace

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Start conversations with your workers and help prevent work-related stress in your business.

The impact of work-related stress was highlighted in the latest annual statistics (2018/19), which revealed there were:

  • 602,000 workers suffering from work-related stress, depression or anxiety (new or long-standing)
  • 246,000 workers suffering from a new case of work-related stress, depression or anxiety
  • 12.8 million working days lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety

HSE's Talking Toolkit offers practical help with talking about stress. It is designed to help line managers hold initial conversations with employees as part of an employer’s journey towards preventing work-related stress.


Latest job vacancies at HSE

We have a number of job opportunities currently available.

Follow the links below for more details, or to apply for the highlighted vacancies. 

View a full list of vacancies


Training courses and events

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HSE delivers a wide range of innovative and relevant training courses and events.

Upcoming courses scheduled for the coming months include:

You can get all the latest news and updates from HSE across a range of industries and topics.

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