HSE RSS feeds » About us http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:17:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSE’s top team step up to charity challenge http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hses-top-team-step-up-to-charity-challenge/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hses-top-team-step-up-to-charity-challenge/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 20:50:43 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hses-top-team-step-up-to-charity-challenge/9063 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/11/hses-top-team-step-up-to-charity-challenge/feed/ 0 Department for Work and Pensions announce new Chair of HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/department-for-work-and-pensions-announce-new-chair-of-hse/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/department-for-work-and-pensions-announce-new-chair-of-hse/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:00:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/department-for-work-and-pensions-announce-new-chair-of-hse/8916 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/04/26/department-for-work-and-pensions-announce-new-chair-of-hse/feed/ 0 HSE Chair: Event speeches during 2016 – notes and accompanying slides http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/speeches/hse-chair.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/speeches/hse-chair.htm#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:00:50 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51277 21/01/2016 – Committing Construction to a Healthier Future Summit;
18/02/2016 – Inaugural meeting of IOSH’s Staffordshire Branch;
15/03/2016 – Royal Academy of Engineering – ‘A view from the top';
17/03/2016 – Westminster briefing.

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Interim Chair of HSE http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/hseboard/biographies/board.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/hseboard/biographies/board.htm#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:00:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51297 George Brechin has been appointed as interim Chair of the Health and Safety Executive, after Dame Judith Hackitt reached the end of her eight years as Chair of the regulator. This is a short-term arrangement while the process to recruit a permanent successor continues.

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Partnership on Health and Safety in Scotland (PHASS) – meeting papers http://www.hse.gov.uk/scotland/partnership.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/scotland/partnership.htm#comments Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:20:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51291 Papers for PHASS meetings held on 1 March 2016 and 17 November 2015, now available.

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York scientist handed MBE in New Year Honours http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/york-scientist-handed-mbe-in-new-year-honours/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/york-scientist-handed-mbe-in-new-year-honours/#comments Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09:26:36 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/york-scientist-handed-mbe-in-new-year-honours/8039 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/31/york-scientist-handed-mbe-in-new-year-honours/feed/ 0 HSE Chair made a Dame in New Year’s Honours List http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hse-chair-made-a-dame-in-new-years-honours-list/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hse-chair-made-a-dame-in-new-years-honours-list/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 22:31:26 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hse-chair-made-a-dame-in-new-years-honours-list/8000 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/30/hse-chair-made-a-dame-in-new-years-honours-list/feed/ 0 Influential leaders shape Great Britain’s future health and safety strategy http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/influential-leaders-shape-great-britains-future-health-and-safety-strategy/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/influential-leaders-shape-great-britains-future-health-and-safety-strategy/#comments Wed, 16 Dec 2015 12:00:33 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/influential-leaders-shape-great-britains-future-health-and-safety-strategy/7878 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/16/influential-leaders-shape-great-britains-future-health-and-safety-strategy/feed/ 0 HSE Board meeting papers – 7 October 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/meetings/hseboard/2015index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/meetings/hseboard/2015index.htm#comments Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:45:52 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50134 Agenda and minutes in respect of HSE Board meeting held on 7 October 2015, now available.

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Contract opportunity – Supply of a Fourier Transform Infra-Red Spectrometer http://www.hse.gov.uk/sellingtohse/contracts.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/sellingtohse/contracts.htm#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:30:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49805 The Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) is seeking to replace its existing infrared spectrometer which is more than 20 years old with a modern Fourier Transform Infra-Red Spectrometer. Deadline for expression of interest – 30 October 2015.

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Working with victims: HSE policy statement http://www.hse.gov.uk/enforce/victimspolicy.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/enforce/victimspolicy.htm#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:00:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49764 Policy statement setting out the general principles HSE staff follow when working with victims.

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Agenda and papers for HSE Board meeting – 9 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/meetings/hseboard/2015index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/meetings/hseboard/2015index.htm#comments Fri, 04 Sep 2015 08:15:27 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49356 Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Health and Safety Board to be held in Bootle Headquarters, Redgrave Court on 9 September 2015 are available online.

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HSE Chair speech: CPI Biennial Health & Safety Conference http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/speeches/hse-chair.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/speeches/hse-chair.htm#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:00:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49170 HSE Chair Judith Hackitt’s keynote speech, with accompanying slides, to Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) biennial health and safety conference, 30 June 2015.

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Ministry of Manpower Singapore and Great Britain’s Health and Safety Executive sign agreement on closer ties and shared learning http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/ministry-of-manpower-singapore-and-great-britains-health-and-safety-executive-sign-agreement-on-closer-ties-and-shared-learning/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/ministry-of-manpower-singapore-and-great-britains-health-and-safety-executive-sign-agreement-on-closer-ties-and-shared-learning/#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:15:55 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/ministry-of-manpower-singapore-and-great-britains-health-and-safety-executive-sign-agreement-on-closer-ties-and-shared-learning/7087 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/25/ministry-of-manpower-singapore-and-great-britains-health-and-safety-executive-sign-agreement-on-closer-ties-and-shared-learning/feed/ 0 Industry expert takes up new worker engagement role at HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/industry-expert-takes-up-new-worker-engagement-role-at-hse/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/industry-expert-takes-up-new-worker-engagement-role-at-hse/#comments Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:21:25 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/industry-expert-takes-up-new-worker-engagement-role-at-hse/6789 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/06/industry-expert-takes-up-new-worker-engagement-role-at-hse/feed/ 0 Workplace Health Expert Committee (WHEC) http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/meetings/committees/whec/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/meetings/committees/whec/index.htm#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:00:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48634 It is important that HSE’s work is built on sound science and informed by the best available evidence. To this end, we have appointed the Workplace Health Expert Committee (WHEC) to provide independent, authoritative, impartial and timely expertise on workplace health.

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HSE launches new workplace health expert committee http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hse-launches-new-workplace-health-expert-committee/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hse-launches-new-workplace-health-expert-committee/#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:15:42 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hse-launches-new-workplace-health-expert-committee/6697 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/22/hse-launches-new-workplace-health-expert-committee/feed/ 0 Publication of HSE Annual Report and Accounts 2014/15 http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/reports/ara-2014-15.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/reports/ara-2014-15.htm#comments Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:00:35 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48572 The HSE Annual Report and Accounts summarises HSE’s performance during 2014/15.

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Asbestos behaviour change campaign scoops top award http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/asbestos-behaviour-change-campaign-scoops-top-award/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/asbestos-behaviour-change-campaign-scoops-top-award/#comments Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:15:20 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/asbestos-behaviour-change-campaign-scoops-top-award/6654 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/16/asbestos-behaviour-change-campaign-scoops-top-award/feed/ 0