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News Archive

Below are links to selected archived news stories. 

 If you would like further details about any of the articles please contact Simone Pitzal, Email:


Extension to Scope for UKAS Accreditation

From Dr to Dame for HSL's Ion

Safety Climate Tool Deliver Results in First Year

Local MP Visits HSL

HSL Helps Secure Successful Prosecution for Environment Agency


  • 2009 Archive
    HSL Annual Report and Accounts for 2008/09 HSL's Annual Report and Accounts for 2008/09 has now been published. This gives details of HSL's excellent performance against its published annual performance targets and provides a brief insight...
  • A new partnership driving air quality
    9 April 2014, UK - LGC and the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) are delighted to announce the launch of the Air Proficiency Testing (AIR PT) scheme, providing an integrated scheme specifically designed for laboratories undertaking regular analytical...
  • An app to keep your load safe
    HSL's new smart phone app helps operators of commercial vehicles to make sure the loads they carry are safe and secure.
  • Annual Science Review showcases HSL's Research
    A new publication recognises the role of science in driving future innovations that will keep us safer and healthier at work. The breadth of experience and expertise in science and engineering that lies at the heart of the Health and Safety Executive...
  • Are you managing workplace fatigue?
      Fatigue is said to cost the UK £115 - £240 million per year in terms of work accidents alone. Inappropriate shift-working arrangements and extended working periods that fail to balance job requirements and the necessary...
  • Achieve Safety Culture Excellence - Now and Tomorrow
    The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) now offers support every step of the way to safety culture  excellence Safety culture is a combination of the attitudes, values and perceptions that influence how something is done in the workplace. Undertaking...
  • Battery safety is a hot topic just now...
    Powering everything from electric cars to the consumer electronics we use every day, the use of lithium-ion batteries has grown dramatically since their introduction in the late twentieth century. Recent news stories have highlighted...
  • Book now: Updated Silica Health Training
    In 2015, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) updated its guidance and advice about health surveillance for workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica (RCS). HSE estimates that around 500 deaths occur every year as a result of workplace...
  • Check out our new National Population Database page
    Created by HSL in collaboration with Staffordshire University, the National Population Database (NPD) is a Geographical Information System (GIS) dataset that combines locational information from providers such as the Ordnance Survey with...
  • Free Event: Boost your Safety Culture
    HSL is running free interactive sessions to help organisations understand the value that a positive safety culture can bring to their business. These valuable and informative sessions will be held at site in Buxton on the following dates: 29th...

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