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ULDs Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – HSL Buxton, 22 July 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation.

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Manual Handling for Assessors – HSL Buxton, 21 July 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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Demolition firm fined after worker lost his life

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Building contractor, Euro Dismantling Solutions Limited was fined for safety failings after a man lost his life during demolition works.

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Welders – protect yourself from the causes of asthma

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Welders suffer one of the highest rates of occupational asthma. This supplementary guidance includes top tips, advice and case studies on how to protect yourself in the workplace.

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Window firm fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The unsatisfactory approach to workers’ safety shown by a north east London firm led to a young employee having a thumb and three fingers severed, a court has heard.

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RR1054 – Evaluation of trends in RIDDOR reportable injury data reported to HSE by dutyholders pre-and post-change to over-7-day reporting

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

HSE commissioned a statistical study to look into the accuracy and extent of the information reported to HSE by employers via RIDDOR. The statistics generated by HSE on employer-reported workplace injuries are used extensively across HSE, local authorities, external organisations, and also the European Union.

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HSG279 – Making paper safely: Managing safety in the papermaking process

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

This guidance is for managers and users of paper and tissue manufacturing machinery. It provides practical guidance to manage the risks on papermaking machinery and describes the law that applies. This edition updates references to legislation and links to further guidance. New sections have also been added to cover areas of papermaking not previously covered.

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Fatal injury statistics – summary for 2014/15

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Provisional statistics on fatal injuries in the workplace in Great Britain 2015 – full-year details and technical notes.

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HSE releases annual workplace fatalities

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces shows small change from previous years, sustaining a long term trend that has seen the rate of fatalities more than halve over the last 20 years. 

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Leeds firm in court after worker hit by crane

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

A metal finishing company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured.

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Behaviour Change – Maintaining Your Approach Using Observation – HSL Buxton, 8 July 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This interactive course is designed to overcome the common pitfalls encountered when implementing behavioural observation programmes.

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‘Dust hub’ microsite launched

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This site provides information to help employers control exposure to dust in the workplace. You can find guidance on health and safety issues related to dust and answers to some frequently asked questions.

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HSE jobs – Senior Engineer: Control & Instrumentation, HSL

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

You will contribute technically to the areas of electrical, electronic and instrumentation systems, functional safety, reliability and associated risk assessments for both HSE and industry in the prevention and control of major hazards.

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RR1047 – Injecting hydrogen into the gas network – a literature search

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This report will allow HSE to regulate effectively by pulling together scientific and engineering knowledge regarding the hazards of conveying hydrogen/methane mixtures in network pipes and its use in consumer appliances, into a single ‘state-of-play’ report.

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HSG251 – Fumigation: Health and safety guidance for employers and technicians carrying out fumigation operations (2nd edition)

Monday, June 29, 2015

This guidance outlines the real risks and describes the law that applies to fumigation operations. This edition updates references to legislation and links to further guidance. It also gives a clearer explanation of what action to take and why.

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Fumigation – frequently asked questions

Monday, June 29, 2015

New fumigation web page and FAQs primarily for employers and fumigation technicians (including the self-employed) to help them comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) when carrying out fumigation activities, both traditional pest control and within the laboratory and biosecurity sectors.

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Staffordshire company sentenced over cooker death

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Staffordshire animal rendering and food waste recycling company has been fined £660,000 after a worker died as he tried to fix an industrial cooker.

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Building firm fined for safety failings

Monday, June 29, 2015

A building firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was injured when his fingers were cut in the moving parts of a flip over saw.

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Chemical company fined for acid fumes exposure

Monday, June 29, 2015

Chemical processing company, Airdale Chemical Company Ltd, was fined after people at a neighbouring company were exposed to Nitric acid fumes.

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Norfolk chemical site fined after contractor suffered electrical burns

Monday, June 29, 2015

Chemical site operator, Bayer Crop Science Limited and an on-site electrical contractor Holmes E & M Services Ltd have been fined after an employee suffered electrical burns.

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