HSE RSS feeds » Chair http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 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 Dame Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Lots of visits but not the end of the journey…. http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/lots-of-visits-but-not-the-end-of-the-journey310316.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/lots-of-visits-but-not-the-end-of-the-journey310316.htm#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:30:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51300 It’s been a hectic few weeks at the end of a most enjoyable and challenging eight and a half years as Chair of HSE.

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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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Dame Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – We just get on and do it http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/we-just-get-on-and-do-it150216.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/we-just-get-on-and-do-it150216.htm#comments Wed, 17 Feb 2016 09:00:50 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50981 If you really want something to happen and you have the vision and the will – it really isn’t difficult.

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Dame Judith Hackitt lecture – Health and safety: the journey back to common sense and personal responsibility – London, 15 March 2016, 6:00pm-9:00pm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/view-from-the-top.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/view-from-the-top.htm#comments Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:15:36 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50987 Dame Judith Hackitt will deliver a lecture where she will reflect on eight years as Chair of the Health and Safety Executive. Judith will also call upon all business leaders to recognise the role they must play in getting back onto the right track in helping Britain to work well. Register now.

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Dame Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – A means to an end – doing things right is good management http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/a-means-to-an-end250116.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/a-means-to-an-end250116.htm#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:10:47 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50995 Risk assessment is part of a process not an end in itself. The idea is that you assess the risks and do what you can to control them.

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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 Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Resolve to help Britain work well in 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/help-britain-work-well161215.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/help-britain-work-well161215.htm#comments Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:30:08 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50412 In her latest blog the HSE Chair looks at how health and safety can help Britain work well. Join the conversation on social media #HelpGBWorkWell.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Taking (away) responsibility? http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/taking-away-responsibility091115.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/taking-away-responsibility091115.htm#comments Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:00:58 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50111 HSE Chair discusses why we are all responsible for our own safety and for the safety of those around us – regardless of role, seniority or job title.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Learn the lessons from George and Terry… http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/george-and-terry021115.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/george-and-terry021115.htm#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 12:00:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49971 After asbestos, respirable crystalline silica (RCS) presents the single biggest challenge in relation to cancer and respiratory disease facing the GB workplace.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Out and about http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/out-and-about261015.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/out-and-about261015.htm#comments Tue, 27 Oct 2015 09:00:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49973 One of the most enjoyable aspects of my role is being given the opportunity to get out and about visiting industry and seeing some of the great practices going on.

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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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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Oye, leave those kids alone! http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/leave-those-kids-alone110815.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/leave-those-kids-alone110815.htm#comments Thu, 13 Aug 2015 11:15:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49103 The benefits of outdoor play are universal, important lessons that simply can’t be taught in a classroom, real life lessons about dealing with risk and looking out for one another.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Gold plating or feather bedding? http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/gold-plating-or-feather-bedding310715.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/gold-plating-or-feather-bedding310715.htm#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:30:40 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48983 Regular visitors to this blog will know that I believe that if you make something easy to do, people are more likely to do it. That principle lies behind HSE’s drive over recent years to simplify regulations and guidance.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – The kids are alright http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/kids-are-alright100615.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/kids-are-alright100615.htm#comments Tue, 09 Jun 2015 13:30:58 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48476 My experience of today’s young people is very different from the oft portrayed image of a cosseted, over-protected generation of social media-addicted couch potatoes.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – The challenges of getting the workplace health agenda right http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/workplace-health-agenda290515.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/workplace-health-agenda290515.htm#comments Fri, 29 May 2015 14:30:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48364 We need to ensure that we tackle the right issues and in the right way.

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