Asthma sufferers – Protect yourself from flu this winter

The flu vaccine is available free to most people with asthma this year. If you’re taking regular inhaled steroids (a brown inhaler) or have spent time in hospital with your asthma, you qualify for a free flu jab. Flu can make your symptoms flare up, putting you at risk of a life-threatening asthma attack. Speak […]

HSE releases annual injury and ill-health statistics

Health and safety at work Summary statistics for Great Britain 2019

The number of injuries and incidents of ill-health in workplaces across Great Britain is still too high, new statistics for 2018/19 show. The statistics included the following key annual figures (2018/19) 4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness 147 workers killed at work 581,000 injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey 2 million working […]