HSE RSS feeds » Events http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:29:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – London, 9 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/slips-and-trips---falls-prevention---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/slips-and-trips---falls-prevention---london#comments Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:29:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52818 This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls. It is delivered by experts in accident investigation and has a practical focus on understanding the causes of slips, trips and falls

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear---compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear---compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:23:15 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52813 This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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HSL: Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:19:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52811 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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HSL: Measurements of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 8 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/measurement-of-hazardous-substance-exposures http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/measurement-of-hazardous-substance-exposures#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:14:19 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52809 This course is designed to give health and safety professionals a clear view of how exposure measurement can help them better understand and control the health risks posed by hazardous substances.

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HSL: Improving Your Health Related Risk Assessments – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/improving-your-health-related-risk-assessments http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/improving-your-health-related-risk-assessments#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:10:57 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52807 This course is designed to help the general H&S practitioner better understand the ‘invisible’ risks associated with hazardous substances, noise and vibration and aims to provide a more confident approach to these issues.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – London, 8 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:07:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52805 Vehicle movements and loading and unloading vehicles can be some of the most dangerous activities carried out on a worksite. 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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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 9 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london-- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london--#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:04:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52802 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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HSL: Behaviour Change: Improving Health and Safety Performance – London, 8 – 9 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-improving-health-and-safety-performance-(training-in-london) http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-improving-health-and-safety-performance-(training-in-london)#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:00:50 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52797 This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour. It will also highlight the strengths and weaknesses of traditional behaviour modification strategies for correcting unsafe and unhealthy behaviour, highlighting why such approaches may have limited impact.

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HSL: Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Management – London, 8 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management---london#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:59:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52799 This course, delivered by experienced HSL ergonomists, will provide you with an understanding of DSE risks and approach to risk management and with the documentation to provide your employer with risk assessments.   The 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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HSL: Pressure Systems Awareness – Buxton, 7 Mar 2017 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 Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:52:19 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52795 This informative and experiential course is aimed at raising awareness of the hazards associated with pressure systems as well as the relevant regulatory frame work.  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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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: Predictive Aspects of COMAH – Buxton, 7 – 8 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-predictive-aspects-of-comah http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-predictive-aspects-of-comah#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:49:18 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52793 This course is intended for risk assessment specialists and ‘intelligent customers’ who buy in risk assessment services. It gives an overview of the requirements for the predictive (risk assessment) aspects of a safety report under the Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations (COMAH) from the point of view of safety.

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HSL: Behaviour Change: Achieving Health & Safety Culture Excellence – Buxton, 28 Feb – 1 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-achieving-health--safety-culture-excellence http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-achieving-health--safety-culture-excellence#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:41:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52791 This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour. It will also highlight the strengths and weaknesses of traditional behaviour modification strategies for correcting unsafe and unhealthy behaviour, highlighting why such approaches may have limited impact.

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British Safety Council: Building personal and organisational resilience – Manchester, 22 Feb 2017 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/britsafe.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/britsafe.htm#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 15:59:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52789 This half day seminar will explore workplace resilience, wellbeing as well as security and safety within your organisation.

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HSL: RPE Fit Testing – Advanced 2 day course in quantitative (Portacount) and qualitative fit testing – Buxton, 27-28 June 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing---advanced-2-day-course-in-quantitative-(portacount)-and-qualitative-fit-testing http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing---advanced-2-day-course-in-quantitative-(portacount)-and-qualitative-fit-testing#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:58:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52774 This is a 2-day advanced course covering both quantitative (Portacount) and qualitative fit testing methods. All course presenters are Fit2Fit accredited fit testers and some were actively involved in the development of the Fit2Fit scheme and are members of the Fit2Fit technical committee.

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HSL: RPE Fit Testing – Advanced 1 day course in qualitative fit testing – Buxton, 27 June 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing-%E2%80%93-advanced-1-day-course-in-qualitative-fit-testing http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing-%E2%80%93-advanced-1-day-course-in-qualitative-fit-testing#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:56:57 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52772 This is a 1-day advanced course covering the qualitative fit testing method only. All course presenters are Fit2Fit accredited fit testers and some were actively involved in the development of the Fit2Fit scheme and are members of the Fit2Fit techical committee.

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CRD: Workshops on the Physicochemical Properties and Storage Stability Requirements for Pesticide Products under Regulation EC 1107/2009 – York, 23 March 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:52:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52770 A one day workshop aimed at providing training on data requirements for the EU approval of active substances and their plant protection products regarding the identity, the physicochemical properties and methods of analysis under Regulation EC 1107/2009.

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CRD: Workshops on the Physicochemical Properties and Storage Stability Requirements for Pesticide Products under Regulation EC 1107/2009 – York, 21 March 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:50:18 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52768 A one day workshop aimed at providing training on data requirements for the EU approval of active substances and their plant protection products regarding the identity, the physicochemical properties and methods of analysis under Regulation EC 1107/2009.

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York 22 March 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:46:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52766 This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents/bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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CRD: This two day workshop is aimed at providing training and the latest guidance on consumer risk assessment for pesticides. The guidance will focus on the appropriate use of residue values in conducting assessments and the use of risk assessment models – York, 8-9 March 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:42:27 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52764 This two day workshop is aimed at providing training and the latest guidance on consumer risk assessment for pesticides. The guidance will focus on the appropriate use of residue values in conducting assessments and the use of risk assessment models.

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HSL: Process and Fire Incidents – Buxton, 1-2 March 2017 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 Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:03:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52760 This two-day 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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