HSE RSS feeds » Events http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:03:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 UKNSG – Working safely with Nanomaterials: an update – London, 9 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/uknsg.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/uknsg.htm#comments Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:30:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49087 Event sees launch of the revised guidance ‘Working Safely with Nanomaterials’ and leading experts and practitioners in nanosafety will provide an update on most recent knowledge, methods and techniques for working safely with nanomaterials in laboratories.

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NASHICS: National Learning & Development Forum 2015 – Stratford-upon-Avon, 10 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm#comments Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:00:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49084 This forum, run by the National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services (NASHICS), is for everyone with a responsibility for health and safety in social care. Topics to be covered include fire safety, whistle-blowing, regulation, violence, employee wellbeing, enforcement and telecare technology.

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NMHSAG: Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations – Bolton, 20 August 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm#comments Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:00:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49030 The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) will be the topic of a presentation and learning session given by Dawn Kenyon, Managing Director RADCaT Ltd. North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) meet bi-monthly and are open to anyone who has an interest in health and safety at work, especially SMEs.

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Safety Report Requirements with Emphasis on Technical Aspects of COMAH Safety Reports – HSL Buxton, 25-26 August 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-safety-report-requirements-emphasis-technical-aspects.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-safety-report-requirements-emphasis-technical-aspects.htm#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48978 The COMAH safety report technical assessment / inspection criteria are explained including the type and level of information required to make the necessary demonstration of the technical measures. Common pitfalls associated with COMAH safety report technical aspects submissions are discussed and ways to avoid them will be identified.

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HSE and HMRC have joined forces on a webinar – 12 August 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar.htm#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:00:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48935 As your business starts to grow or you take on more employees you’ll face new issues and concerns. The Health and Safety Executive and HMRC are working together to deliver a live webinar about the typical situations you are likely to face – register now.

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MOHSG: Asbestos/Demolition Case Study – Manchester, 29 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mohsg.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mohsg.htm#comments Tue, 07 Jul 2015 11:00:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48778 Afternoon meeting of Manchester Occupational Health and Safety Group with case study presentation by Wayne Bagnall Ltd.

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PPE Essentials – HSL Buxton, 23-24 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-ppe-essentials.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-ppe-essentials.htm#comments Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:00:12 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48775 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and its limitations, so that you can use PPE as an effective workplace control measure.

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DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – HSL Buxton, 23 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors.htm#comments Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:08 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48772 This course explains the duties that Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres regulations 2002 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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ULDs Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – HSL Buxton, 22 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-uld-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-uld-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks.htm#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:00:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48770 This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation.

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Manual Handling for Assessors – HSL Buxton, 21 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors.htm#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:00:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48768 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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Behaviour Change – Maintaining Your Approach Using Observation – HSL Buxton, 8 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-behaviour-change-maintaining-your-approach-using-observation.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-behaviour-change-maintaining-your-approach-using-observation.htm#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:00:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48724 This interactive course is designed to overcome the common pitfalls encountered when implementing behavioural observation programmes.

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SGUK/CDP free ‘Construction Dust’ Seminars – 8 & 10 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/sguk.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/sguk.htm#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:30:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48708 This seminar is free to attend at either location – Hull or Bracknell. These events will give up to date information to managers, supervisors, workers and health and safety consultants on types of construction dusts, exposure, removing dust and the selection and use of face masks.

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COMAH: The application of CLP and Aggregation in the COMAH 2015 Regulations – HSL Buxton, 8 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-application-clp-aggregation-comah-2015-regs.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-application-clp-aggregation-comah-2015-regs.htm#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:30:35 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48630 This course will give an overview of the requirements of the new Regulations and the potential changes in scope brought about by the CLP classifications. Please note, this course is replacing COMAH: The new Seveso III Directive and GHS course.

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COMAH: Compliance for Lower Tier Establishments – HSL Buxton, 7 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-compliance-for-lower-tier-establishments.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-compliance-for-lower-tier-establishments.htm#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:00:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48627 This course identifies the COMAH duties for Lower Tier establishments and what needs to be done to comply with them. It also explains the duties that fall to the Competent Authority (CA) and Local Government.

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HSE/HMRC webinar to help growing businesses – 15 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar.htm#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 09:00:51 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48607 HSE and HMRC have joined forces on a series of webinars to help growing businesses. The first takes place on 15 July 2015 at 10am and will include answers on health and safety and taking on new employees – register now.

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Understanding and Using the Risk Management Maturity Model (RM3) – HSL Buxton, 16-17 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-understanding-and-using-rm3.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-understanding-and-using-rm3.htm#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:15:22 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48601 The course will provide you with an understanding of what makes a good management system and why you need one, how to use RM3 in your organisation and how an inspector uses RM3 to assess your risk management arrangements.

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Human Factors in Accident and Incident Investigations – HSL Buxton, 14-15 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-human-factors-in-accident-and-incident-investigations.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-human-factors-in-accident-and-incident-investigations.htm#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:15:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48597 This course is designed to give participants an impartial and pragmatic understanding (and experience) of some of the techniques that are available for investigating Human Factors issues and 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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CDM 2015 Training: the role of the Principal Designer – London, 7 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-hse-cdm-2015-training.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-hse-cdm-2015-training.htm#comments Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:30:18 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48519 CDM 2015 introduces a new role of the Principal Designer. This HSL/HSE event is designed to provide an introduction to this role and will be delivered by an ex-HSE Principal Construction Inspector with over 20 years’ experience.

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ICE Health and Safety 2015 ‘Collaborative Construction’ – London, 30 June http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/ice-health-and-safety.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/ice-health-and-safety.htm#comments Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:15:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48515 HSE’s Chief Inspector of Construction and HSL will present at the ICE Health and Safety Conference with this years theme of ‘collaboration’. The audience will represent major UK construction clients, contractors and designers.

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HSL: Site-Based Assurance on PSM Systems – Leeds, 7 July 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-based-assurance-on-psm-systems-major-hazards-management-protocol.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-based-assurance-on-psm-systems-major-hazards-management-protocol.htm#comments Wed, 10 Jun 2015 08:00:20 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48495 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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