HSE East Africa

Boiler Explosion kills one, Injures 17

A cashew nuts boiler blew up as a result of a power surge, shortly after Kenya Power engineers had carried out repair works at the...

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Roundup and the Cancer risks to Farm Workers

Kenya's National Cancer Control Strategy 2017-2022 promises to address the misuse of chemicals such as Roundup as a cause of cancer.

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Reduce Injury Rates by Increased Worker participation...

New research has concluded that when workers are more involved in safety at their organization, safety performance improves.

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Danger as Kisumu residents scoop fuel from leaking...

Petrol is highly flammable while diesel does not release a large amount of flammable vapour which could lead to an explosion

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Reporting of Occupational Accidents in Kenya

An employer or self-employed person shall notify the area occupational safety and health officer of any accident.

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Managing Fatigue at the Workplace

Worker fatigue could increase the risk of injuries or other accidents. Assign workers who may be fatigued to tasks that aren't safety...

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That PPE is Good for You

PPE exists to safeguard the wellbeing of workers, and is vital in terms of best practice and risk mitigation.

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Two miners killed in quarry accident in Kisii

A quarry wall caved in at Getare villige in Bonchari Constituency killing two quarry workers

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Protective wear for eyesight

Experts believe that 90 percent of eye injuries could have been prevented with the correct eye protection measures in place.

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Two Workers dead following Collapse of Quarry

Two sand harvesters died and one was injured on Tuesday after a quarry in which they were working collapsed.

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Study uncovers Direct Link between Shift Work and...

The study, is the first to propose what the mechanism is that drives up the risk between night shift work and chronic kidney disease.

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Hard hats for Construction Site Workers - Know the...

Employers need to provide the employees with this protective gear and make it compulsory for the workers to wear them at the construction...

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