Top HSE News Headlines – 18/06/2018


Top Health and Safety stories of today.

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HSE sets out health and safety solutions for waste sector

A new report into health and safety in the waste sector has underlined a need for better safety management to combat the disproportionate levels of fatal injury in the industry.

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HSE spent €207000 on ‘man-boob’ reduction operations in four years

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has spent an estimated €207,000 on ‘man boob’ reduction operations over the past four years.


Top psychiatrist says he resigned from HSE due to ‘mental health inaction

THE PRESIDENT OF the College of Psychiatrists said he felt he had to resign from the HSE due to the executive’s inaction over mental health issues.

More clerical staff than nurses hired by HSE

The HSE recruited more new staff for managerial, administrative, and clerical roles last year than doctors or nurses, despite a concern within the healthcare system about the lack of frontline staff.


HSE to carry out further testing of water at Loughrea lake

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Service Executive is carrying out water testing in Loughrea today (18/6) after concerns about bathing quality standards in the lake.


Health culture assessment tools – are you out there?

We hear a lot about building positive health cultures, but how can you assess how your organisation is doing? David Day, Head of SHE at nuclear specialist Nuvia UK takes a look at a few health culture assessment tools.


Why you can’t miss out on your free ticket to Safety & Health Expo

There’s just one day until Safety & Health Expo 2018, and with so much happening to help you transform health & safety in your organisation, you can’t afford to miss it.


Bull Products to launch lifesaving innovations SiteHub and Site Safety Station at FIREX 2018

Bull Products will introduce two brand-new life-safety products for use on construction sites at FIREX 2018.

SiteHub is an all-in-one meeting point, notice board and emergency station for fire, first aid and health and safety equipment.


Health and safety training needs to support innovation

To develop a proactive health and safety culture that encourages innovation and better performance, try making your team more ’T-shaped’, advises David Towlson.


Tackling suicide in construction

‘Construction workers are six times more likely to die from suicide than a fall from height’

A panel is set to discuss mental health, depression and suicide in construction at this week’s Safety & Health Expo at London’s Excel.

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