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    HSE Chief Executive Sarah Albon looks back on 2020: interview

    HSE's chief executive Sarah Albon speaks to Safety Management about helping the country get through Covid, and other challenges.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 02 January 2021

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    Days lost to mental ill health up 40 per cent, HSE stats show

    Almost half of working days lost due to ill health and injury are today attributable to stress, depression, anxiety – an increase of 40 per cent when compared to last year.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 09 November 2020

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    HSE to lead study on how virus spread at work

    HSE to lead a government-funded study to improve understanding of how the virus is transmitted in workplaces.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 06 November 2020

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    Injury prevention must be a public health priority

    It’s Zahra’s first day back at work, as her office reopens after several months. Before this year, she wouldn’t have said her job at an IT services company was a dangerous one – bar the odd stray cable on the floor.

    By Lesley Rankin, Institute for Public Policy Research on 21 October 2020

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    Tough love speaks truth to power

    A UK-wide network of campaigners with a long history of calling out injustice at work, Hazards has stood almost alone during the pandemic in how they take on anyone they see as failing to uphold the safety of working people.

    By Matthew Holder on 07 October 2020

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    Martin Temple interview

    Iris Cepero interviews Martin Temple, the new chair of the Health and Safety Executive.

    By Iris Cepero, editor on 01 December 2016

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    Judith Hackitt interview

    Iris Cepero interviews Dame Judith Hackitt, outgoing chair of the Health and Safety Executive.

    By Iris Cepero, editor on 01 May 2016

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    Vital role of safety reps

    Earlier this month, the annual report on workplace fatal injuries was released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

    By Shelly Asquith, TUC on 12 August 2020

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    HSE faces questions on its role in the coronavirus pandemic

    HSE has received reports of over 56 deaths to workers resulting from suspected covid-19 but has taken no enforcement action and no action to shut down any workplaces, a select committee heard yesterday.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 13 May 2020

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    HSE challenged over work-related stress plans by MPs

    HSE has not ruled out inspecting for work-related stress but admitted it will be a “challenge going forward” as inspectors would have to use different techniques to those used in inspecting for safety.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 23 March 2020