HSE's Chief Executive Resigns

Dr. Richard Judge has stepped down as chief executive of the Britain's Health and Safety Executive. He resigned on Friday, Aug. 17, after leading the organization since November 2014.

Dr. Richard Judge has stepped down as chief executive of the Britain's Health and Safety Executive. He resigned on Friday, Aug. 17, after leading the organization since November 2014.

The agency's announcement said Judge "has left his post after having overseen significant improvements to the way HSE regulates and engages with industry and employer representatives, to deliver on its core purpose of preventing workplace ill health, injury and death."

Martin Temple, CBE, Chair of HSE, said, "On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Richard for his important contribution to our organization and to helping to protect workers and the environment, and wish him well in the future."

HSE is Britain's national regulator for workplace health and safety.

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