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  • 24 APR 2017

    Health and safety statistics

    The HSE has updated its statistics. The statistics can be accessed from the HSE website.

  • 18 APR 2017

    Defibrillators

    The Defibrillators (Availability) Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on 12 May...

  • 18 APR 2017

    Carbon monoxide

    The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (Safety Abroad) Bill 2016–17 is due to have its second reading on...

  • 18 APR 2017

    Miscellaneous amendments

    The Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments and Revocation) Regulations 2017 came into force...

  • 24 MAR 2017

    Mobile phone penalties

    The penalty for using a mobile phone while driving has increased to £200 plus six penalty points....

  • 24 MAR 2017

    Lifts

    The Lifts Regulations 2016 came into force on 8 December 2016. The Regulations can be accessed here.

  • 24 MAR 2017

    Staircase safety

    The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has published a factsheet on staircase safety. It can be...

APIL Guide to Accidents at Work

APIL Guide to Accidents at Work

A major addition to the APIL Guides Series of practical handbooks designed specifically to meet...

APIL Guide to Occupational Illness Claims

APIL Guide to Occupational Illness Claims

Provides a convenient one stop source of reference for occupational illness claims

Available in PI and Civil Litigation Law Online
  • 13 FEB 2017

    Cancer campaign

    IOSH has launched its ‘No time to lose’ campaign to raise awareness of occupational cancer. A...

  • 13 FEB 2017

    Business support offer

    The British Safety Council has launched a free, special one-year 60th Anniversary Supporter...

  • 13 FEB 2017

    Fall from height

    Warburtons Ltd was recently fined £2 million following the fall of a worker from the top of a...

  • 13 FEB 2017

    Caffeine poisoning

    The University of Northumbria was recently fined £400,000 following an incident in which two...

  • 17 JAN 2017

    Robot safety

    A new report on the emergent risks to workplace safety as a result of the use of robots in the...

  • 17 JAN 2017

    Lift fatality

    Warwick Estates Property Management was recently fined £120,000 together with costs of £45,000...

  • 17 JAN 2017

    Air conditioned hats

    Qatar University has developed a solar-powered ventilated hard hat to keep workers cool in hot...