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HSE releases annual workplace fatalities

July 3, 2015

142 workers fatally injured at work between April 2014 and March 2015 (a rate of 0.46 fatalities per 100,000 workers). Compares to last year’s all-time low of 136 (0.45 [...]

HSE launches asbestos web app

November 14, 2014

Source: HSE The Beware Asbestos campaign, which was launched on 9 October and will run until March 2015, aims to encourage safe working practices among those workers most at [...]

Asbestos Reminder from HSE

May 12, 2014

Source: HSE Asbestos is responsible for over 4000 deaths every year. Younger people, if routinely exposed to asbestos fibres over time, are at greater risk of developing [...]