- HSL and BRE collaborate to export safety lessons
The Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) is teaming up with the
Building Research Establishment to export UK construction safety
The collaboration is designed to combine BRE products such as
training, certification, BREEAM and its...
- Meet our expert where you are…
HSL's ergonomics expert, Matthew Birtles, will be
presenting the team's latest work on increasing workplace
productivity at WEP
2013 1-2 October 2013, London.
Our scientific products will be introduced at
the national food and drink...
- ISBM 2013 - 9th International Symposium on Biological Monitoring
The UK Health & Safety Laboratory and ICOH's Scientific
Committee on Occupational Toxicology are hosting the 9th
International Symposium on Biological Monitoring (ISBM-9) in
Manchester, UK on 9-11 September 2013.
- How to reduce stress and save money
Reducing stress-related sickness absence by as little as
10% would save UK businesses up to £1billion every
Annual cost of sickness absence to UK businesses is nearly £29
billion per annum, which is a rise of £1billion over the last two
- New Tattooing and Body Piercing Guidance Toolkit
HSL’s Principal Scientists were instrumental in developing new, evidence based Tattooing and Body Piercing Guidance Toolkit supporting both local authorities and businesses in adopting acceptable standards of practice.
- HSL helps EU-OSHA understand the risks associated with green jobs
HSL helps EU-OSHA understand the risks associated with green
HSL recently led a project to help EU-OSHA anticipate new or
emerging occupational safety and health risks (OSH) in green jobs.
A detailed foresight study was carried out looking...
- Mindfulness for a healthier and safer workplace
An increasing number of organisations are recognising
the scientifically proven benefits mindfulness offers to their
people and the bottom line.
The UK is amongst the countries with the best health and safety
performance in Europe. Yet, injuries...
- Safety tool relaunched online following major upgrade
A tool to help companies measure their safety culture
and develop simple, evidence-based improvements has been relaunched
following a major upgrade.
The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL), an agency of the Health
and Safety Executive,...
- Measuring safety culture in your organisation
In recent years, much has been done to significantly reduce the
number of accidents and occurrences of ill-health in the workplace.
The design of equipment has evolved to protect the worker more
effectively, most organisations have procedures...
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