HSE RSS feeds » Events http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 May 2015 17:52:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Construction industry invited to free safety seminar http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-industry-invited-to-free-safety-seminar/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-industry-invited-to-free-safety-seminar/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:00:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-industry-invited-to-free-safety-seminar/6117 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/03/25/construction-industry-invited-to-free-safety-seminar/feed/ 0 Respiratory Protective Equipment Fit Test Introduction, HSL Buxton, 26 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-rpe-fit-test-introduction.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-rpe-fit-test-introduction.htm#comments Tue, 17 Mar 2015 08:30:00 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47886 This course will explain the importance of fit testing, practical sessions will cover the essential skills of pre-use checking and correct donning of facepieces.

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Respiratory Protective Equipment Essentials – HSL Buxton, 24 – 25 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-rpe-essentials-course.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-rpe-essentials-course.htm#comments Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:00:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47889 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of RPE. It will provide training in correctly selecting adequate and suitable RPE, and how it should be used and maintained.

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BHSEA: Construction Meeting ‘CDM – What’s the Latest?’ – Birmingham, 9 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:45:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47750 Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association afternoon meeting. Tony Mitchell HM Principal Inspector, HSE will provide an update on the changes to the CDM regulations and examining their impact on the business and domestic client.

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Free Boat Building Safety and Health Awareness Day – Cornwall, 12 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/boat-shad.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/boat-shad.htm#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:30:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47752 A Falmouth Marine School and HSE joint venture. This event will help you protect your workers using sensible health and safety measures and so assist you in complying with the law.

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Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work: An Introduction – HSL, Buxton, 10 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-Biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work-an-introduction.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-Biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work-an-introduction.htm#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:00:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47738 This workshop is an overview of biological monitoring and how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer.

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Preventing Dermatitis and Dermal Exposure: An Introduction – HSL, Buxton, 5 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-preventing-dermatitis-and-dermal-exposure-an-introduction.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-preventing-dermatitis-and-dermal-exposure-an-introduction.htm#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:30:44 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47735 This introduction to the problem and its solutions, will equip you with the skills to tackle dermal exposure even if you have no previous experience. It is also a useful addition to any COSHH training you may already have received.

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Being MINDfully Safe – HSL, Buxton, 5 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-being-mindfully-safe.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-being-mindfully-safe.htm#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47740 Human error is frequently identified as a cause of accidents. This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to take part in facilitated discussions and learn practical ways of improving mindful safety awareness in the workplace.

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Free Arboriculture Contractors SHAD – Warwickshire, 17 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:00:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47723 Places still available on this free Safety and Health Awareness Day, covering legislation, training, safety guidance, risk assessment, PPE and equipment inspection. Plus a practical demonstration session spotlighting climbing, site management and tree rescue.

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Free Forestry Safety and Health Awareness Days – March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:30:56 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47721 Two identical half-day sessions will be run on each day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon: 10 March 2015 – Parkgate, Dumfries and Galloway; 24 March 2015 – Lyndhurst, Hampshire.

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Additions and changes to HSL training courses – London, 17-19 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/#mar http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/#mar#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:00:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47712 Changes and additions to Health and Safety Laboratory courses in London between 17 – 19 March: Behaviour change, DSE risk management, Manual handling, Wellbeing – enhancing operational efficiency, COSHH practical assessment & control and Site-based assurance on PSM systems. Find out more…

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IOHA – 10th International Scientific Conference: London, 25-30 April 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/ioha.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/ioha.htm#comments Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:30:27 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46099 The IOHA London 2015 conference will be centred around and include sessions on occupational hygiene, exposure science, product stewardship, occupational toxicology, epidemiology, occupational medicine and health, ergonomics, risk management and behavioural science.

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HSL: Mindful Leadership for Major Hazards – Buxton, 19 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-mindful-leadership-for-major-hazards.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-mindful-leadership-for-major-hazards.htm#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:30:50 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47417 This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to learn practical ways of improving mindful safety awareness in the workplace.

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HSL: Site-Based Assurance on Process Safety Management Systems – Runcorn, 4 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-based-assurance-on-process-safety-management-systems.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-based-assurance-on-process-safety-management-systems.htm#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:00:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47591 Insights to HSE’s Major Hazards Management Protocol – this workshop will share the new Process Safety Analysis tool with safety professionals and managers responsible for risk management at major hazard establishments.

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HSL training courses – London, 17-18 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/index.htm#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 08:00:35 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47558 Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) will be running the following courses: Behaviour change, DSE risk management, Manual handling, Stair assessment, COSHH practical assessment & control and Slips and trips in London between 17 – 18 March. Find out more…

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MOHSG: DSE, beyond the basics – Manchester, 18 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mohsg.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mohsg.htm#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2015 16:10:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47510 Afternoon meeting of Manchester Occupational Health and Safety Group, no booking required anybody is welcome to attend. A Workplace officer from the Health and Safety Executive is likely to be in attendance.

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HSL: Process & Fire Incidents – Buxton, 24-25 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-process-and-fire-incidents.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-process-and-fire-incidents.htm#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:23:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47415 Designed to introduce delegates to lessons learned from a number of significant or high-profile incidents involving fires or chemical processes. The course has significant practical demonstration content where you will witness live experiments.

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Legionella… The Dutyholder’s Responsibilities: HSE/LCA event – Edinburgh, 26 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/events.htm#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:30:05 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47469 Run by HSE and the Legionella Control Association (LCA), this dutyholder event covers all you need to know about legionella control and prevention, and your duties as the responsible person. It will help you understand how to comply with the law, identify and assess sources of risk, prevent or control risks and ensure sustained compliance.

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BHSEA Meeting – Food Safety: From ‘Horsegate’ to Nanotechnology – Birmingham, 9 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:30:20 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47452 Afternoon meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association. Anyone is welcome to attend, no booking required. Topics include: food safety and risk management, labelling and new legislation and more.

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HSL: Principles of Incident Investigation and Failure Analysis – Buxton, 26 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-principles-of-incident-investigation-and-failure-analysis.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-principles-of-incident-investigation-and-failure-analysis.htm#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:30:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47161 The course will focus primarily on the investigation of mechanical and engineering failures, many of the principles covered will be directly transferable to investigations of any type.

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