Health & Safety

Health and social care services

Health and social care servicesThis page provides information about managing the risks in health and social care that can affect employees and users of these services.

It will help those responsible for health and safety to manage the risks and provide regular updates on relevant issues. Below are a number of useful publications that are available to download direct from the HSE website they are also available from HSE Books online or by telephone from HSE Books on 01787-881165.

New guidance on Sharps Regulations

HSE has recently published a new information sheet providing advice on the Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013 which come into force on 11th May 2013.

View the information sheet


The following booklets and Information Sheets are available from HSE Books online or by telephone from HSE Books on 01787-881165.


Information sheets

Research Reports


These are the current internal instructions and guidance used by HSE to help carry out its core operational work of inspecting, investigating, permissioning and enforcing.

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