Afternoon meeting of Manchester Occupational Health and Safety Group (MOHSG) that includes the above talk by Steve Deacon, Avondale Medical Consultancy. An HSE Workplace officer will be in attendance.
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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.
North East farmers and agricultural workers are being encouraged to attend a free event next week to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.
An East London firm that makes convenience food has been fined for safety failings after an agency worker lost the tips from four fingers as he tried to unblock a dicing machine.
This free event organised by ‘The Harrogate & District Health and Safety Forum’, will aim to help you identify, manage, develop policies and will give practical advice on the topic. It supports one of HSE’ s key priority areas.
A Bridgend recycling firm has been ordered to pay £250,000 in fines and £53,100 in costs after a 21 year-old worker was crushed to death when he was struck by a skip lorry on a weighbridge he was cleaning.
The principal contractor for a major project to renovate the public areas of Leicester Square has been fined for safety failings after a worker was caught in an explosion after striking a concealed live electricity cable.
The owner of a Leeds building firm has appeared in court after two workers were injured, one seriously, when they fell from a mezzanine floor they were dismantling.
The Health and Safety Executive is seeking views on a proposal from the European Commission to amend Annex I of the Export and Import of Dangerous Chemicals Regulation (EC) 689/2008, which is commonly known as the EU Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation.
The Health and Safety Executive is proposing to amend the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999 (COMAH) to implement Article 30 of Council Directive 2012/18/EU to categorise heavy fuel oils (HFO) as ‘petroleum products’. This consultation began on 05 September and will end on 18 October 2013.
The co-directors of a former London scaffolding firm have been prosecuted after a trainee worker fell to his death from a poorly constructed scaffold in Westminster.
The seminar is delivered by highly experienced psychologists and human factors specialists, will equip you with an awareness of: Safety Climate Tool, interpreting the results, incorporating it into wider behavioural change programme, importance of leadership and worker engagement.
A Dartford-based engineering firm has been prosecuted for safety failings after a teenage apprentice fell from a ladder as he received an electric shock from badly wired equipment.
Look after your lungs: dusting off the facts about bakery hazards – Free courses October – November 2013
Free two-day course benefiting anyone who works in a bakery kitchen. Developed to give you a practical understanding of: risks of inhaling flour, biological dusts and what how to avoid exposure to allergens that can cause asthma and other medical conditions.
A Suffolk firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered serious injuries to his arm when it became trapped in unguarded machinery.
Once again the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) and Health and Safety at Work (HSW) are teaming up to bring you a day of dynamic and interesting speakers. Keynote address will be given By Health and Safety Executive Chair, Judith Hackitt. Birmingham 14 November 2013.
A Hertfordshire firm has been prosecuted for safety breaches after a trainee employee suffered multiple fractures in an eight-metre fall from a roof.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a public consultation on new regulations that will simplify the safety legislation for acetylene.
The Heath and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched new guidance to help make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety.
Views sought on HSE’s proposal to consolidate and modernise the Acetylene legislative framework in Great Britain. The consolidation will update the current legislative arrangements for acetylene making them easier to understand. The consultation period began on 30 July and will end on 24 September 2013.