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Monthly archives: August 2017

HSL: Machinery Series – Designing & Specifying Safety Related Control Systems – Buxton, 14 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This course will help delegates understand how to specify and design safety related control circuits which comply with the requirements of both the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations. It explains how these, other regulations and standards are applied to real-life situations, through […]

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HSL: Machinery Series – Machinery Directive – Buxton, 13 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2009 legislation, as revised, as well as the key current European and International safety standards that support the Regulations.

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HSL: Machinery Risk Aseessment Essentials – Buxton, 12 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques which demystify the process given in BS EN ISO 12100: 2010. This course assumes a basic level of understanding of machinery safety such as that given in the machinery safety basics course that takes place on the previous […]

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HSE: PUWER-Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 11 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.  The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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HSL: Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Management – Buxton, 6 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This course, delivered by experienced HSL ergonomists, will provide you with an understanding of DSE risks and approach to risk management and with the documentation to provide your employer with risk assessments.

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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton – 6-7 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This 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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HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 5 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This one-day course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012). The course information is also applicable to the management of ‘domestic premises’, such as landlords’ duties for rented accommodation.

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Tata Steel UK Limited fined after uncontrolled release of toxic substances

Friday, August 11, 2017

A steel company has today been fined after the release of toxic and flammable substances from its site in Scunthorpe.

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Company fined after scaffold collapse

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A Dorset based company has been fined after a scaffold collapsed at an industrial unit in Wallisdown, Poole.

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New Waste FAQ – When does LOLER apply to waste and recycling equipment?

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

This new FAQ explains how and when LOLER thorough examinations applies to plant and equipment commonly used within the Waste and Recycling Industry.

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Worker suffers flash burns

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A manufacturing firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered flash burns to her face, neck, chest and both arms.

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Ilfracombe landlord endangered tenants with illegal gaswork

Friday, August 4, 2017

The landlord of a property in Ilfracombe has been given a suspended sentence for risking the lives of his tenants by undertaking dangerous gas work.

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Company fined £250,000 after crushing leaves worker with brain damage

Thursday, August 3, 2017

A passenger air transport firm has been fined after an employee suffered brain damage after being crushed by hangar doors in Bedfordshire.

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Company sentenced after worker loses hand

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A soft toy filling company was sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered life changing injuries.

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HSE statement following fatal incident at Theme Park in Ohio, USA

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A HSE spokesperson said: “HSE is aware of the tragic accident involving the KMG Afterburner (themed as Fire Ball) machine in Ohio on 26 July.

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