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HSL: Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – London, 9 Mar 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls. It is delivered by experts in accident investigation and has a practical focus on understanding the causes of slips, trips and falls

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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HSL: Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This workshop is an overview of biological monitoring and how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer.

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HSL: Measurements of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 8 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course is designed to give health and safety professionals a clear view of how exposure measurement can help them better understand and control the health risks posed by hazardous substances.

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HSL: Improving Your Health Related Risk Assessments – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course is designed to help the general H&S practitioner better understand the ‘invisible’ risks associated with hazardous substances, noise and vibration and aims to provide a more confident approach to these issues.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – London, 8 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Vehicle movements and loading and unloading vehicles can be some of the most dangerous activities carried out on a worksite. This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in […]

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

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

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HSL: Behaviour Change: Improving Health and Safety Performance – London, 8 – 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour. It will also highlight the strengths and weaknesses of traditional behaviour modification strategies for correcting unsafe and unhealthy behaviour, highlighting why such approaches may have limited impact.

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HSL: Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Management – London, 8 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 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.   The course covers the key elements for office DSE risk assessment and management and provides the information and techniques required to enable anyone […]

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HSL: Pressure Systems Awareness – Buxton, 7 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This informative and experiential course is aimed at raising awareness of the hazards associated with pressure systems as well as the relevant regulatory frame work.  This course will offer delegates the unique opportunity to learn from real life case studies and forensic investigations into pressure systems failures, providing a first-hand perspective of what can go […]

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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: Predictive Aspects of COMAH – Buxton, 7 – 8 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course is intended for risk assessment specialists and ‘intelligent customers’ who buy in risk assessment services. It gives an overview of the requirements for the predictive (risk assessment) aspects of a safety report under the Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations (COMAH) from the point of view of safety.

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HSL: Behaviour Change: Achieving Health & Safety Culture Excellence – Buxton, 28 Feb – 1 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour. It will also highlight the strengths and weaknesses of traditional behaviour modification strategies for correcting unsafe and unhealthy behaviour, highlighting why such approaches may have limited impact.

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Recycling company fined after worker crushed

Friday, February 10, 2017

A recycling firm has been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries from a roller shutter door.

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Suspended sentence for unregistered gas worker

Thursday, February 9, 2017

A man has been fined and given a suspended prison sentence after working on a number of boilers without being Gas Safe registered.

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HSE to make cost recovery dispute process fully independent

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced that it is to consult on proposals to make its cost recovery scheme dispute process fully independent.

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Building Contractor fined after workers fatal fall

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A Manchester building contractor has been jailed following the death of a casual labourer who fell nearly seven metres through a fragile roof.

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Butchers fined after worker suffers hand injuries

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A butchers has been fined after a worker suffered deep lacerations to one his hands when working.

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HSL: RPE Fit Testing – Advanced 2 day course in quantitative (Portacount) and qualitative fit testing – Buxton, 27-28 June 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

This is a 2-day advanced course covering both quantitative (Portacount) and qualitative fit testing methods. All course presenters are Fit2Fit accredited fit testers and some were actively involved in the development of the Fit2Fit scheme and are members of the Fit2Fit technical committee.

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HSL: RPE Fit Testing – Advanced 1 day course in qualitative fit testing – Buxton, 27 June 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

This is a 1-day advanced course covering the qualitative fit testing method only. All course presenters are Fit2Fit accredited fit testers and some were actively involved in the development of the Fit2Fit scheme and are members of the Fit2Fit techical committee.

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BHSEA Meeting: Influencing Others: Developing Your Skills – West Bromwich, 13 February 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Afternoon meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), beginning at 13.30. Main presentation from Michael Emery from Securus Health and Safety Ltd titled ‘Be the Best You Can Be’, followed by ‘Building a Resilient Workforce – Some Practical Tools’ by Lizz Fields-Pattinson, Tribe Culture Change.

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