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HSE jobs – Pipelines Specialist Inspector

Friday, October 31, 2014

Pipelines specialist to conduct inspections, investigate accidents of offshore and onshore pipelines and provide technical support to inspections at COMAH major hazard gas storage and processing sites

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Join HSE for live Twitter-chat on injury and ill health statistics 2013/14

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

‘The Health and Safety Executive will host a live Twitter-chat on Friday 31st October to answer questions on the release of today’s injury and ill-health statistics.

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HSE writes “open letter” to the structural timber industry

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Open letter to all parties involved in the design, specification, procurement and construction of timber frame structures

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Injury and ill-health statistics highlight workplace dangers

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Figures published today show that while Britain continues to be one of the safest places to work in Europe, too many workers are still being injured or made ill by work. 

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The safe operation of ski slopes – INDG371(rev1)

Monday, October 27, 2014

This leaflet has been prepared in consultation with the British Ski Slope Operators Association. It is aimed at owners and operators of skiing facilities. The revised version includes updated advice on current industry practice and what operators need to do to help ensure the safety of people using skiing facilities.

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County Durham firm fined over worker’s severe burns

Monday, October 27, 2014

A County Durham firm has been sentenced after a worker suffered serious burns to his face, hand and arm when he was struck by a jet of hot molten plastic.

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HSL: Sited-based Assurance on Process Safety Management Systems – Hull, 4 December 2014

Monday, October 27, 2014

Insights to HSE’s Major Hazards Management Protocol. This workshop will share this new Process Safety Analysis tool with safety professionals and managers responsible for risk management at major hazard establishments.

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RR1017 – Literature review : Understanding how to improve the management of exposure to wood dust amongst construction sub-contractors and manufacturing SMEs

Monday, October 27, 2014

Available evidence was reviewed to develop a better understanding of how to improve the management of wood dust exposure in small and medium-sized construction and manufacturing enterprises (SMEs).

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Loughborough firm prosecuted after machine crushes worker’s ankle

Friday, October 24, 2014

A Loughborough company has been fined for safety breaches after an employee’s ankle was crushed by a woodworking machine.

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Somerset firm sentenced following worker’s death in explosion

Friday, October 24, 2014

 In addition to Mr James’s fatal injuries, the three other men standing nearby suffered severe injuries.

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Oldham factory sentenced over worker’s death

Friday, October 24, 2014

An Oldham manufacturer has been ordered to pay £125,000 in fines and costs after an employee was killed when he was struck by a three-tonne piece of steel being lifted by an overhead crane.

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Burnley College in court over employee’s life-long injuries

Friday, October 24, 2014

Burnley College has been fined £20,000 after an employee was severely injured when he fell three metres while changing an air filter on an extraction system.

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Liverpool worker ‘lucky to be alive’ after cutting through mains cable

Friday, October 24, 2014

A labourer from Liverpool could have been killed when he cut through a mains electricity cable, a court has heard.

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HSE Jobs – Marketing Executive,HSL

Friday, October 24, 2014

We are seeking a highly motivated Marketer, who is focused on outcomes and is looking to apply their existing marketing skills in a thriving environment that rewards dedication, ideas and ambition. This new role offers an interesting mix of marketing duties and challenges. Close date for applications is 23 November 2014.

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COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control, London, 10 – 11 December 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014

Two day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

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Beyond KP4: Engineered Composite Repairs, Failure Analysis, Validated Finite Element Modelling – Aberdeen

Friday, October 24, 2014

The second in a series of one-day workshops addressing the key ALE issues facing the Oil & Gas sector, originally planned for 6 November 2014, the date has changed and will now take place on 29 January 2015.

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Bedfordshire vets in court after workers exposed to harmful drugs

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Bedfordshire veterinary firm has been fined after workers were potentially exposed to harmful substances found in animal chemotherapy drugs prepared at the veterinary practice over a four year period. 

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Drinks firm Diageo sentenced after two workers injured

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Drinks company Diageo Scotland Ltd has been fined for safety failings after two workers were injured in falls at separate plants in Moray.

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Paper firm fined for pallet fall failings

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The UK division of a pan-European paper company has been fined for safety failings after a worker broke her leg in three places when poorly stacked pallets of paper collapsed.

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Mental health service provider fined following patient fall

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Mental health services provider North Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust (NEPUFT) has been fined for safety failings after a resident service user with a history of trying to abscond fell from the first floor window of a secure unit in Harlow.

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