Abroad|31/10/18

UNITED KINGDOM: A report on the OH&S priorities of the HSE

Home > The news of EUROGIP and occupational risks in Europe > UNITED KINGDOM: A report on the OH&S priorities of the HSE

According to a report by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), mental health problems (primarily stress, anxiety and depression) and musculoskeletal disorders are the priorities at present and will still be so tomorrow. Lung and respiratory problems are also a concern.

These findings are the result of a multiple approach: targeted consultation of the stakeholders, examination of recent documentation, analysis of conclusive data, statistics on health at work and prospective work regarding the future, and gathering the viewpoints of people having medical, healthcare, scientific and regulatory expertise. This should enable the HSE to maximize its impact on the improvement of occupational health within the framework of its strategic priorities defined in 2016.

To find out more

Discover other news

News, Standardization

30/11/22

AI and OHS: a look back at the Euroshnet conference in October 2022

Artificial Intelligence (AI) meets Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) was the theme of the 7th EUROSHNET conference which took place in Paris on 20 October and which brought together some 130 OSH experts from the world of standardisation, testing and certification, from 15 countries.

Abroad

23/11/22

ITALY: tumour linked to mobile phone use recognised in PM

The Court of Appeal of Turin has just ruled in favour of a 63-year-old former technician who was seeking recognition as an occupational disease of the benign auricular tumour of which he was a victim for having used his mobile phone at work for at least 2.5 hours a day for 13 years.