HSE RSS feeds » Vulnerable workers 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 European Good Practice awards http://www.hse.gov.uk/campaigns/european-2016/good-practice-awards.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/campaigns/european-2016/good-practice-awards.htm#comments Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:07:59 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52207 A reminder that the closing date for entries for the Good Practice awards for the current EU health and safety campaign: Healthy workplaces for all ages, is 7th October 2016. So submit your entry and find out more about the awards.

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Motor vehicle repair company fined after work experience student crushed by vehicle http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/motor-vehicle-repair-company-fined-after-work-experience-student-crushed-by-vehicle/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/motor-vehicle-repair-company-fined-after-work-experience-student-crushed-by-vehicle/#comments Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:15:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/motor-vehicle-repair-company-fined-after-work-experience-student-crushed-by-vehicle/9165 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/09/motor-vehicle-repair-company-fined-after-work-experience-student-crushed-by-vehicle/feed/ 0 Firm fined £1million after young worker killed by exploding tyre http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fines-1million-after-young-worker-killed-by-exploding-tyre/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fines-1million-after-young-worker-killed-by-exploding-tyre/#comments Wed, 01 Jun 2016 13:45:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fines-1million-after-young-worker-killed-by-exploding-tyre/9142 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/01/firm-fined-1million-after-young-worker-killed-by-exploding-tyre/feed/ 0 Young apprentice loses finger on rotary press http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/young-apprentice-loses-finger-on-rotary-press/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/young-apprentice-loses-finger-on-rotary-press/#comments Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:15:46 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/young-apprentice-loses-finger-on-rotary-press/8858 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/04/19/young-apprentice-loses-finger-on-rotary-press/feed/ 0 EU-OSHA campaign 2016-17 – Healthy workplaces for all ages http://www.hse.gov.uk/campaigns/european-2016/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/campaigns/european-2016/index.htm#comments Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:00:36 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51439 The European Agency for Occupational Safety and Health has launched its 2016-17 campaign, Healthy workplaces for all ages – promoting a sustainable working life. The campaign focus is on the challenges and opportunities presented by an ageing workforce. Find out how you can get involved.

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Teenage farm worker dies clearing blockage in grain bin http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/teenage-farm-worker-dies-clearing-blockage-in-grain-bin/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/teenage-farm-worker-dies-clearing-blockage-in-grain-bin/#comments Mon, 22 Feb 2016 09:10:54 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/teenage-farm-worker-dies-clearing-blockage-in-grain-bin/8356 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/02/22/teenage-farm-worker-dies-clearing-blockage-in-grain-bin/feed/ 0 Firm fined after worker suffered cement burns on first day of work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-worker-suffered-cement-burns-on-first-day-of-work/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-worker-suffered-cement-burns-on-first-day-of-work/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:40:02 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-worker-suffered-cement-burns-on-first-day-of-work/8087 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/14/firm-fined-after-worker-suffered-cement-burns-on-first-day-of-work/feed/ 0 Warwickshire tradesman fined after employee lost fingers http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/leicestershire-tradesman-fined-after-employee-lost-fingers/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/leicestershire-tradesman-fined-after-employee-lost-fingers/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:22:01 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/leicestershire-tradesman-fined-after-employee-lost-fingers/7799 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/07/leicestershire-tradesman-fined-after-employee-lost-fingers/feed/ 0 Pet food manufacturer fined after injury to teenage worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/pet-food-manufacturer-fined-after-injury-to-teenage-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/pet-food-manufacturer-fined-after-injury-to-teenage-worker/#comments Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:50:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/pet-food-manufacturer-fined-after-injury-to-teenage-worker/7766 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/26/pet-food-manufacturer-fined-after-injury-to-teenage-worker/feed/ 0 Carpenter in court after trainee’s fingers were severed http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/carpenter-in-court-after-trainees-fingers-were-severed/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/carpenter-in-court-after-trainees-fingers-were-severed/#comments Thu, 05 Nov 2015 14:00:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/carpenter-in-court-after-trainees-fingers-were-severed/7553 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/05/carpenter-in-court-after-trainees-fingers-were-severed/feed/ 0 International tyre firm fined after 17-year-old apprentice injured in lathe http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/international-tyre-firm-fined-after-17-year-old-apprentice-injured-in-lathe/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/international-tyre-firm-fined-after-17-year-old-apprentice-injured-in-lathe/#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14:35:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/international-tyre-firm-fined-after-17-year-old-apprentice-injured-in-lathe/7500 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/10/28/international-tyre-firm-fined-after-17-year-old-apprentice-injured-in-lathe/feed/ 0 £200,000 fine after worker fatally injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/200000-fine-after-worker-fatally-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/200000-fine-after-worker-fatally-injured/#comments Tue, 20 Oct 2015 16:41:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/200000-fine-after-worker-fatally-injured/7395 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/10/20/200000-fine-after-worker-fatally-injured/feed/ 0 Agency worker suffers injuries from unguarded machinery http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/agency-worker-suffers-injuries-from-unguarded-machinery/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/agency-worker-suffers-injuries-from-unguarded-machinery/#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:50:36 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/agency-worker-suffers-injuries-from-unguarded-machinery/7348 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/10/12/agency-worker-suffers-injuries-from-unguarded-machinery/feed/ 0 Manufacturing company fined after worker injured in machinery http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/manufacturing-company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-machinery/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/manufacturing-company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-machinery/#comments Fri, 25 Sep 2015 15:20:49 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/manufacturing-company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-machinery/7258 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/09/25/manufacturing-company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-machinery/feed/ 0 Paulamar Company fined over worker injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/paulamar-company-fined-over-worker-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/paulamar-company-fined-over-worker-injuries/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:10:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/paulamar-company-fined-over-worker-injuries/7110 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/28/paulamar-company-fined-over-worker-injuries/feed/ 0 RR1061 – Employers perceptions of the health and safety of young workers http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1061.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1061.htm#comments Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:00:51 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49112 The aim was to investigate perceptions and attitudes about health and safety and the employment of young people. The work involved a review of published documents and interviews with 14 representatives from employer organisations, schools/academies, work placement organisers and insurers.

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Woodwork company fined after worker lost fingers http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodwork-company-fined-after-worker-lost-fingers/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodwork-company-fined-after-worker-lost-fingers/#comments Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:45:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodwork-company-fined-after-worker-lost-fingers/6960 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/03/woodwork-company-fined-after-worker-lost-fingers/feed/ 0 Director sentenced after worker dies on second day of job http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/director-sentenced-after-worker-dies-on-second-day-of-job/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/director-sentenced-after-worker-dies-on-second-day-of-job/#comments Fri, 17 Jul 2015 15:50:43 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/director-sentenced-after-worker-dies-on-second-day-of-job/6897 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/17/director-sentenced-after-worker-dies-on-second-day-of-job/feed/ 0 Building firm fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/building-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/building-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:00:53 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/building-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/6738 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/29/building-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Steel firm fined after teenage apprentice broke his leg http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/steel-firm-fined-after-teenage-apprentice-broke-his-leg/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/steel-firm-fined-after-teenage-apprentice-broke-his-leg/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:00:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/steel-firm-fined-after-teenage-apprentice-broke-his-leg/6685 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/17/steel-firm-fined-after-teenage-apprentice-broke-his-leg/feed/ 0