HSE RSS feeds » Events http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:55:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control, London, 10 – 11 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-coshh-training-practical-assessment-and-control.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-coshh-training-practical-assessment-and-control.htm#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:45:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46381 Two day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

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Beyond KP4: Engineered Composite Repairs, Failure Analysis, Validated Finite Element Modelling – Aberdeen http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-beyond-kp4-engineered-composite-repairs.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-beyond-kp4-engineered-composite-repairs.htm#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:30:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46417 The second in a series of one-day workshops addressing the key ALE issues facing the Oil & Gas sector, originally planned for 6 November 2014, the date has changed and will now take place on 29 January 2015.

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NMHSAG: Health and Safety with a Festive Theme and Christmas refreshments – Bolton, 11 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:46:29 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46411 North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group meeting and presentation (9.30 start). Topics include: Christmas fire safety (at home and work), Christmas close down safety procedures and Health and safety for Santa.

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BHSEA: Managing a Workforce Exposed to a Respiratory Sensitiser – Birmingham, 10 November 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:15:46 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46409 The main presentation ‘Managing a Workforce Exposed to a Respiratory Sensitiser’ by Professor Burge will be followed by a short presentation from Paul Smith covering the change in HSE requirements regarding first aid.

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Layers of Protection Analysis: Practical Application and Pitfalls – London, 9 – 10 December 2014 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 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:14:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46383 LOPA is a risk assessment method used to determine and demonstrate how safeguards protect against known hazard scenarios. This course draws on that guidance, its relevance to other applications, and pitfalls during the assessment of a large number of LOPAs.

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Behaviour Change – Improving Health & Safety performance, London, 9 – 10 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-behaviour-change-improving-hs-performance.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-behaviour-change-improving-hs-performance.htm#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:30:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46379 This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, it will provide you with an understanding as to why workers take risks, covering the many factors that influence behaviour.

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Hazardous Area Classification – Buxton, 25 November 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-hazardous-area-classification.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-hazardous-area-classification.htm#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:00:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46374 The course will provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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IOSH: Respiratory Health Seminar – Maidstone, 12 November 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/iosh.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/iosh.htm#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:30:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46387 Presented by experts from HSE, HSL and the private sector, this seminar aims to outline an employer’s responsibilities for respiratory health and to identify control measures that can reduce the likelihood of problems and identify any health issues early.

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RoSPA Health and Safety Legal Seminar – Manchester, 26 November 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/rospa-legal.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/rospa-legal.htm#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:00:03 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46348 Learn about the ever-changing health and safety legal landscape, an update on corporate manslaughter, contingency planning and your legal responsibility towards workplace ill-health. HSE Head of Operations North West, Steve Smith, will be talking about how to manage health and safety at work through a better understanding of legal expectations.

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Construction dust – protect you and your workers – Oxford, 22 October 2014 http://webcommunities.hse.gov.uk/connect.ti/OccupationalDisease/view?objectId=536613 http://webcommunities.hse.gov.uk/connect.ti/OccupationalDisease/view?objectId=536613#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:05:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46345 Free seminar run by SGUK and CDP to raise awareness of, and provide simple practical advice to protect workers from the risk of construction dusts. This event will give up-to-date information to managers, supervisors, workers and health and safety consultants – Oxford, 22 October 2014.

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Construction dust – protect you and your workers – Denby, 20 October 2014 http://webcommunities.hse.gov.uk/connect.ti/OccupationalDisease/view?objectId=536645 http://webcommunities.hse.gov.uk/connect.ti/OccupationalDisease/view?objectId=536645#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:00:20 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46343 Free seminar run by SGUK and CDP to raise awareness of, and provide simple practical advice to protect workers from the risk of construction dusts. This event will give up-to-date information to managers, supervisors, workers and health and safety consultants – Denby, 20 October 2014.

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Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 9 December 2014 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 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 08:00:47 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=45740 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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Change is Inevitable – Safety Management is Critical! – Manchester, 19-20 November 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/istr.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/istr.htm#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:00:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46187 A two-day symposium organised by The Institute of Safety in Technology and Research (ISTR). With a full programme and speakers from a variety of organisations, including HSE.

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RoSPA Occupational Safety and Health Congress – London, 19 November 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/rospa.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/rospa.htm#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:00:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46162 This year’s RoSPA Congress will put occupational health and wellbeing in the spotlight, exploring the most pressing issues currently affecting the workforce. Chris Lucas, from the Health and Safety Executive, will be speaking about managing occupational health risks in the construction industry.

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Beyond KP4: Engineered Composite Repairs, Failure Analysis, Validated Finite Element Modelling – Aberdeen, 6 November 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-beyond-kp4-engineered-composite-repairs.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-beyond-kp4-engineered-composite-repairs.htm#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:30:46 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46185 If your role is concerned with asset integrity or life extension in the offshore industry you are invited to the second in a series of one-day workshops to help operators address some of the key issues arising from the KP4 programme.

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Do you know who is on your premises? Safe working with contractors and visitors – Bolton, 23 October 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:30:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46164 North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group meeting and presentation. NMHSAG meet bi-monthly and are open to anyone who has an interest in Health & Safety at Work, especially useful to SMEs.

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CDM & HSE Construction Policies Update – Birmingham, 13 October 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:30:57 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46166 Meeting of Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association. Includes a presentation ‘CDM & HSE Construction Policies Update’ by Gordon Crick, HM Inspector of Health and Safety, HSE.

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Dates of current planned Agriculture SHADs – November and December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/agriculture/diary.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/agriculture/diary.htm#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:00:04 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46137 Five new dates added to the Agriculture Safety and Health Awareness days diary, taking place in Inverurie, Hamilton, Todmorden, Thirsk, and Malvern.

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IIRSM & HSW Annual Conference 2014 – November 13, Birmingham http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/iirsm-hsw-conference.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/iirsm-hsw-conference.htm#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:30:29 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46102 Conference includes a varied content, from innovation in health and safety risk management to influencing techniques and behavioural safety. Speakers include Judith Hackitt, Health & Safety Executive Chair, plus many more

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Guilty or Not Guilty? Construction companies invited to mock trial http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/guilty-or-not-guilty-construction-companies-invited-to-mock-trial/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/guilty-or-not-guilty-construction-companies-invited-to-mock-trial/#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:00:08 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/guilty-or-not-guilty-construction-companies-invited-to-mock-trial/4741 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/05/guilty-or-not-guilty-construction-companies-invited-to-mock-trial/feed/ 0