New Chairman Of HSE Appointed
Martin Temple has been appointed the new chair of the Health and Safety executive (HSE)
But what is the HSE?
The HSE or health and safety executive is an independent watchdog that operates in the public’s interest to keep work related injuries and deaths from happening, it is sponsored by the department for work and pensions. It was notably formed on the 1st January 1975 however had influence way back in 1833 ensuring children didn’t get injured working in factories – around the time this was commonplace.