The HSE issues guidance for safe working in cold weather conditions

As workplaces brace themselves for the coming winter, The UK’s HSE reminds employers of their responsibility to maintain safe and reasonable working temperatures.


Investigation reveals harsh conditions for migrant workers at COP28 site in Dubai

A British NGO's investigation uncovers severe working conditions for migrant labourers renovating COP28 buildings in Dubai, amidst extreme heat and legal work hour violations.

Abu Dhabi intensifies fire safety after 21,000 warnings are issued

The civil defence authority's campaign to wheedle out safety weakness revealed a widespread lack of compliance, which led to a large-scale reassessment of fire safety standards

Bahrain smelter first in region to gain 4-star British Safety Council rating

Alba’s aluminium smelter is not only the largest in the GCC but also the first in the region to secure this high level of safety rating.

New EU-OSHA survey reveals the top cancer risks in European workplaces

The extensive study saw EU-OSHA engaging more than 24,000 workers from six member states to build an accurate picture of the leading causes of occupational cancer in Europe.

1.8 million suffering from a work-related illness, triggering calls for action

RoSPA has urged for increased government action in support of the HSE following recent statistics which reveal an alarming trend that fatal workplace accidents on the rise.

Former England footballer sets out to tackle mental health and safety at work

Industry leaders are advocating for change in the standards for mental health monitoring and care in industrial sectors, even using football as a way to reach out and connect with workers.

Collaboration ‘paramount’ for farmers’ occupational safety and health

The International Labour Organization and energy firm Eni have kicked off a pioneering initiative to improve safety conditions for agricultural workers connected with the latter’s projects in Africa

Dubai Municipality fakes a site emergency to kickstart its safety campaign

A huge site evacuation drill was carried out to draw attention to workplace safety and gaps in process under the Emirate’s new campaign to improve safety in the construction sector.

Safety training a priority as quarter of EU work in dangerous conditions

With one-in-four employees reportedly working in a hazardous environment, there is a strong need for more frequent and more substantial safety training resources.

Asbestos exposure limits tightened to better protect workers in 'EU Green Deal' era

A new asbestos directive aims to implement safer working conditions in a wider series of changes being labelled as the EU Green Deal era.