For hospitals and healthcare organisations, evacuating patients for a false alarm is a potentially life-threatening situation

Recent statistics show that NHS staff are almost four times as likely to be absent from work due to stress than people in other occupations

Roger Bibbings, occupational safety adviser at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), looks at how to prevent falls

Slips and trips account for 54% of major injuries in the health sector. The HSE’s Shattered Lives campaign aims to improve matters

British Standards Institute explains how Kitemark® certified products and services benefit hospital facilities

NHS Trusts and individuals should beware as tougher penalties for health and safety offences are now in place

Dr Mike Durkin, medical director at NHS South West looks at how we can reduce the risk of harm to patients

IOSH looks at the line manager's responsibilty and how to best manage day-to-day sickness absence and return to work

A lack of spring rolls and falafel can lead to false alarms and a waste of time and money, but help is at hand for the healthcare sector

Hospitals provide all the requirements that pests need to not only survive, but also to reproduce at alarming rates. The solution?

The Patient Safety First Campaign for England is not target-driven or directed from the top down; it has been created by the service, for the service

Risk assessment isn’t red tape rubbish, says Ray Hurst, president of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

When dealing with patient safety in hospitals, it is hard not to become emotive, says Gillian Hastings of The Health Foundation

Although the Fire Safety Order has been in place since 2006, many organisations may still be confused by it

Health and social care professionals statistically have a higher rate of ill health than other occupations. With this in mind, Patrick Keady from the IOSH Healthcare Specialist Group, shares six tips on how to keep safe and healthy at work