HSE RSS feeds » Events http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:00:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 Construction industry workers invited to Staffordshire safety event http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/construction-industry-workers-invited-to-staffordshire-safety-event/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/construction-industry-workers-invited-to-staffordshire-safety-event/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:30:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/construction-industry-workers-invited-to-staffordshire-safety-event/3547 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/04/01/construction-industry-workers-invited-to-staffordshire-safety-event/feed/ 0 Health and Wellbeing in the North West – Widnes, 3 June 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/iosh.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/iosh.htm#comments Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:30:04 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44702 This free to attend seminar and mini exhibition will cover topics on: The IOSH toolkit, Stress and Wellbeing, Skin Disease and Long Latency Health Risks. Speakers include Dr Katherine Fuller, HSE, who will be providing a presentation on Long Latency Health Risks.

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2014 International Safety Awards Gala Dinner – London, 25 April 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/britsafe.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/britsafe.htm#comments Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:30:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44655 The International Safety Awards celebrates the success of those organisations that are committed to the health, safety and well-being of their employees. Kevin Myers, HSE Acting Chief Executive will be the keynote speaker at this years annual dinner.

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Managing risk: different perspectives to predict the unpredictable – London, 2 April 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bqf.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bqf.htm#comments Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:38:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44337 This event will explore alternative perspectives to risk assessment and how they can inform our approach. Insurance and compliance departments will explain how they calculate risk, and the Health & Safety Laboratory will outline new risks posed by emerging technologies.

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Beyond Safety Culture: Improving behaviours in your organisation – Watford, 28 March 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-beyond-safety-culture-watford.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-beyond-safety-culture-watford.htm#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:40:01 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44482 A Health and Safety Laboratory seminar run in association with Building Research Establishment will equip you with an awareness of: Safety Climate Tool, incorporating it into a wider behavioural change programme, developing organisational and individual interventions and more.

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CONIAC Open meeting – London, 18 March 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/meetings/iacs/coniac/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/meetings/iacs/coniac/index.htm#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:00:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44502 Members of the public are welcome to observe the next meeting of HSE’s Construction Industry Advisory Committee (CONIAC) on 18 March 2014 in London. All observers will be required to register before the event. Admission is free.

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Free Mobile Working Seminar – Bradford, 4 March 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/baohsf.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/baohsf.htm#comments Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:30:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44470 This free Bradford Area Occupational Health and Safety Forum this seminar will examine the traditional risks of mobile working. Covering such areas as Health related implications, MSD issues and Ergonomic equipment plus talks by guest speakers.

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NASHICS Spring Seminar 2014: Social Care Health and Safety – Stirling, 15 April 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm#comments Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:35:22 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=43980 This seminar will make safety real, relevant and specific for the care sector. Keep up to date with important topics, explore practical issues of current concern, and take away solutions.

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Beyond Safety Culture: Improving behaviours in your organisation – Aberdeen, 3 June 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-beyond-safety-culture.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-beyond-safety-culture.htm#comments Wed, 12 Feb 2014 08:34:03 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=43976 This seminar will equip you with an awareness of: Safety Climate Tool, how to incorporate it into a wider behavioural change programme, developing organisational and individual interventions, importance of leadership and worker engagement. Updated seminar date changed from 5 March, now taking place on Tuesday 3 June 2014.

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Forestry workers urged to sign up for safety event http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/forestry-workers-urged-to-sign-up-for-safety-event/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/forestry-workers-urged-to-sign-up-for-safety-event/#comments Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:00:17 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/forestry-workers-urged-to-sign-up-for-safety-event/3198 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/02/11/forestry-workers-urged-to-sign-up-for-safety-event/feed/ 0 RoSPA Health and Safety Legal Seminar 2014 – March 20, London http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/rospa-legal.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/rospa-legal.htm#comments Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:35:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44107 This event will look at learning from accidents to prevent reoccurrences and what legal proceedings actually look like. Guest speakers include, HSE Director of Field Operations, David Ashton. This event has been cancelled until further notice.

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HSE/DECC Offshore Directive Consultation Events – February and March 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/offshore/directive-consultation.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/offshore/directive-consultation.htm#comments Tue, 04 Feb 2014 08:30:01 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44247 If you want to learn more about the approach to transition and to be actively involved in the implementation of the new offshore Directive, HSE and The Department of Energy and Climate Change are running two events for industry, workforce and other interested parties. Aberdeen 26 February and London 17 March 2014.

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Legionnaires’ disease: The hidden killer in water systems – Harrogate, 26 February 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/harrogate-safe-forum.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/harrogate-safe-forum.htm#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:15:52 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44225 This ‘Free’ event is primarily aimed at SME’s such as hotels, guest houses, caravan parks, care providers, residential and nursing homes, leisure facilities, schools etc. but will be of interest to any business where there is a reasonably foreseeable legionella risk from your water systems.

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Singapore Workplace Safety and Health Conference 2014 – 7 & 8 May 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/singapore-wsh-conference.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/singapore-wsh-conference.htm#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:00:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44229 This biennial event serves as a platform for leading practitioners and businesses to share new Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) developments and exchange ideas and experiences on how addressing WSH, contributes to employee engagement, satisfaction and productivity and business success. Suntec, Singapore, 7 – 8 May 2014.

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Engaging Arboricultural Contractors Safety and Health Awareness Day – Stonleigh, 18 March 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 09:45:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44227 The programme (one full day), will comprise presentations and practical demonstrations covering a broad range of topics, including Health and Safety Regulations, training and certification and safe use of chainsaws during tree work.

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Free Forestry Safety and Health Awareness Days – 18 & 25 March 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 08:30:54 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44109 HSE has again teamed up with the Forestry Commission to host the events, which are dedicated to raising awareness of important health and safety issues specific to the forestry industry.

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Legionella duty holder events – last chance to book your place http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/events.htm#comments Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:00:54 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44092 HSE and the Legionella Control Association are running a series of joint dutyholder events taking place early 2014 in Newcastle, London and Birmingham. Book your place now.

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RoSPA Manufacturing Health and Safety Conference 2014 – Birmingham, March 18, 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/rospa-manufacturing.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/rospa-manufacturing.htm#comments Mon, 27 Jan 2014 08:30:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=44067 Learn the approaches and techniques businesses from different manufacturing industries use to tackle the same issues you experience. HSE Head of Manufacturing, Nick Ratty, will provide the Regulator’s perspective of the sector.

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Composites in the Offshore Oil and Gas Sector – Aberdeen, 5 March 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-composites-in-offshore-oil-and-gas-sector.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-composites-in-offshore-oil-and-gas-sector.htm#comments Mon, 20 Jan 2014 08:34:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=43978 This one-day course has been designed to provide a broad overview of composite materials and their current uses in the oil and gas sector.

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Trees, grounds and caterpillars – Santon Downham, 26 February 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/iosh-trees-grounds-caterpillars.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/iosh-trees-grounds-caterpillars.htm#comments Wed, 15 Jan 2014 08:33:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=43974 Free event –  includes: summary of current issues, development, content and status of the national standard, perspectives from expert speakers and practical demonstrations of best practice combined with hazard-spotting exercises.

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