HSE RSS feeds » Events http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:10:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Free event: Working at height safely – Harrogate, 22 June 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/harrogate-safe-forum.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/harrogate-safe-forum.htm#comments Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51816 This free event is being organised by Harrogate & District Health and Safety Forum, a partnership between local businesses, HSE and Harrogate Borough Council. Work at height accounts for significant numbers of fatal and serious accidents at work. This event will help plan, assess and control risks from work at height activities. Book now.

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Water Management Society two-day conference – Birmingham, 28-29 June 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/events.htm#comments Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:45:35 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51811 This informative stakeholder event will combine presentations with interactive workshops and will reveal intriguing insights into various water management disciplines. There will be up-to-date information on current and new government guidance and an opportunity to meet with speakers.

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Process and fire incidents – Buxton, 5-6 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/process--fire-incidents http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/process--fire-incidents#comments Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:30:35 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51824 Course is designed to introduce delegates to lessons learned from a number of significant or high-profile incidents involving fires or chemical processes.

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Human factors in accident and incident investigations – Buxton, 5-6 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/human-factors-in-accident-and-incident-investigations- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/human-factors-in-accident-and-incident-investigations-#comments Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:15:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51820 This course is designed to give participants an impartial and pragmatic understanding of some of the techniques that are available for investigating human factors issues. This course is aimed at those relatively new to accident investigation and human factors or those who wish to consolidate their medium level of competence.

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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – Buxton, 7 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management#comments Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51828 Course covers the key elements for office DSE risk assessment and management and provides the information and techniques required to enable anyone to become a DSE assessor.

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Webinar: Growing your business – 15 June 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar.htm#comments Wed, 25 May 2016 14:00:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51755 This 60 minute webinar, delivered jointly by HSE and HMRC, will help signpost the various tools and guidance available to small businesses. ‘Please can we have more training like this – relaxed, informative and very helpful‘ – just some of the positive feedback received. Register now.

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Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) – Buxton, 21-22 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs) http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs)#comments Fri, 20 May 2016 09:35:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51742 This comprehensive and highly rated course is designed for occupational health nurses, occupational physicians and GPs with an interest in occupational health and hand surgeons. It will set out the key areas of HAVS assessment and provide guidance on how to examine and manage cases of HAVS.

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Ergonomics – Buxton, 20-24 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ergonomics http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ergonomics#comments Fri, 20 May 2016 09:30:52 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51740 This five-day course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce. No previous ergonomics or MSD experience is required.

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Practical management of local exhaust ventilation (LEV) controls – Buxton, 23 June 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-lev-practical-management-lev-controls-bohs-approved.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-lev-practical-management-lev-controls-bohs-approved.htm#comments Fri, 20 May 2016 09:25:50 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51745 The course will demonstrate how to successfully manage LEV systems in order to get effective, efficient, and reliable control of contaminants at least cost. This course is a British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) approved course.

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Behaviour change: Improving health and safety performance – Buxton, 14-15 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-improving-health-and-safety-performance http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-improving-health-and-safety-performance#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 15:10:00 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51668 This course, delivered by psychologists, will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour.

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CIEH Level 3 award in training principles and practice (TPP) – Buxton, 14-16 June 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-cieh-level3-award-in-tpp.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-cieh-level3-award-in-tpp.htm#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 15:05:54 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51670 This qualification is ideal for anyone who has never delivered training before or for trainers who want to reinvigorate their training skills. The qualification is also recommended as the ideal entry requirement to becoming a CIEH registered trainer.

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Pressure systems awareness – Buxton, 16 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/pressure-systems-awareness http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/pressure-systems-awareness#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 15:00:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51672 This course will offer delegates the unique opportunity to learn from real life case studies and forensic investigations into pressure systems failures, providing a first hand perspective of what can go wrong and why.

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New or growing business? Join our webinar – 18 May 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar.htm#comments Fri, 06 May 2016 15:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51623 HSE and HMRC have joined forces to deliver a live webinar about the typical situations businesses are likely to face. Consisting of presentations, case studies and a Q&A session, this 60 minute webinar is aimed at new or growing businesses, safety representatives and those with an interest in health and safety – register now.

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CDM 2015: An introduction to the role of the principal designer – London, 14 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/the-construction-(design-and-management)-regulations-2015-(cdm-2015)---an-introduction-to-the-role-of-the-principal-designer---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/the-construction-(design-and-management)-regulations-2015-(cdm-2015)---an-introduction-to-the-role-of-the-principal-designer---london#comments Fri, 06 May 2016 13:05:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51636 This event provides an introduction to this new role and is aimed at designers, clients, contractors and/or individuals who may take on the pre-construction phase coordination role for the first time.

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Electrical safety and arc flash seminar – Birmingham, 26 May 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/premium-power.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/premium-power.htm#comments Fri, 06 May 2016 13:00:15 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51634 This free half-day seminar includes: up to date overview of legal requirements, arc flash terminology and overview of PPE, live work procedures and risk assessments and the importance of maintenance in electrical safety.

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Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) essentials – Buxton, 14-15 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-essentials http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-essentials#comments Fri, 06 May 2016 12:55:18 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51632 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of RPE and will include practical elements to enhance learning and provide practical skills.

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Site and transport safety – Buxton, 16 June 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-and-transport-safety.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-and-transport-safety.htm#comments Fri, 06 May 2016 12:50:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51630 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) fit test: Introduction – Buxton, 16 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction-#comments Fri, 06 May 2016 12:45:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51628 This course will explain the importance of RPE testing, the responsibilities of employers and introduce the various fit testing methods. This is in an introductory course which will provide a good foundation on which to build practical fit testing skills.

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Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) refresher – Buxton, 1 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs)-refresher http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs)-refresher#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:25:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51607 One-day refresher course designed for doctors and nurses who would like to update their knowledge and clinical skills to assess workers exposed to hand-transmitted vibration.

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Layers of protection analysis: practical application and pitfalls (LOPA) – Buxton, 7-8 June 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-lopa-practical-application-and-pitfalls.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-lopa-practical-application-and-pitfalls.htm#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:20:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51603 The course will cover: LOPA, uses and complexity, when to use LOPA and when to consider QRA, study prerequisites and preparation, target frequencies and human factors.

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