The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) have just released their annual injury and health statistics for the UK and it makes for some shocking reading.
We’ve shed some light on some of the key statistics here ->
These statistics show that despite the UK leading the way in workplace safety, there is still work to be done.
Risk assessments go a long way to ensuring an adequate health and safety policy is put in place. Make sure your policies are reviewed at least once a year. Furthermore, keep them regularly updated to tackle new risks that present themselves. If this is done correctly, your health and safety policy will provide the best safety guidance for your workers.
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