HSE RSS feeds » Events http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:05:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSE Inspectors’ Guide to Electrical Safety – Buxton, 14 September 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hse-inspectors%E2%80%99-guide-to-electrical-safety- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hse-inspectors%E2%80%99-guide-to-electrical-safety-#comments Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:05:18 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52148 The workshop will give you a practical understanding of what HSE inspectors are looking for in the control of general electrical safety risks, including the risk and appropriate controls.

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Stair Assessment – Buxton, 14 September 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/stair-assessment- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/stair-assessment-#comments Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:59:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52146 This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) – Buxton, 13-14 September 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 Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:57:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52144 This comprehensive and highly rated course is designed for occupational health nurses, occupational physicians, 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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NMHSAG: Occupational Health Surveillance – Bolton, 18 August 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm#comments Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:53:29 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52136 Occupational Health Surveillance will be the topic of a presentation given by Elizabeth Scott, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Health & Safety University of Cumbria and Chartered Occupational Health Practitioner (OH Manager at All Safe OH & S Ltd). The topic will include Models of Occupational Health; Legal and Ethical Aspects and The Equality Act 2010. 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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Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace – An Introduction – Buxton, 8 September 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/management-of-hand-arm-vibration-in-the-workplace---an-introduction http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/management-of-hand-arm-vibration-in-the-workplace---an-introduction#comments Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:52:22 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52138 This course will review the risks from hand-arm vibration exposure and introduce you to the requirements of the current regulations.

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Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 13 September 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/slips-and-trips---falls-prevention- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/slips-and-trips---falls-prevention-#comments Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:51:35 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52140 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.

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Measurement of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 13 September 2016 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 Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:50:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52142 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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MOHSG: Drugs, substances and alcohol, do they work for me? – Manchester, 27 July 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mohsg-july.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mohsg-july.htm#comments Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:35:18 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51987 Afternoon meeting of Manchester Occupational Health and Safety Group (MOHSG) which will include a talk by Alex Boyd on drugs and alcohol. All welcome to attend.

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COMAH: Safety report requirements with emphasis on technical aspects of COMAH safety reports – Buxton, 26-27 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah---safety-report-requirements-with-emphasis-on-technical-aspects-of-comah-safety-reports http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah---safety-report-requirements-with-emphasis-on-technical-aspects-of-comah-safety-reports#comments Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:30:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51985 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.

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COSHH: Practical assessment and control – Buxton, 20-21 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:20:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51965 This 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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Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 19 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:10:40 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51963 This one-day course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012).

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Understanding and using the risk management maturity model (RM3) – Buxton, 19-20 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm3) http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm3)#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:00:50 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51961 This course, designed in collaboration with ORR, will provide you with a thorough understanding of what makes a good management system and why you need one, how you can use RM³ within your organisation and how an inspector uses RM³ to assess your risk management arrangements.

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HSE & HMRC joint webinar: Working with construction and with contractors – 5 July 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar-construction.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar-construction.htm#comments Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:00:02 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51950 As a business you may need to choose a contractor for building or repair work on your premises. This live webinar will help you find answers to typical questions about health and safety in construction as a commercial client and as a small contractor – register now.

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Machinery series: PUWER – Buxton, 11 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:30:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51889 The course will give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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Machinery series: Machinery risk assessment essentials – Buxton, 12 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-risk-assessment-essentials http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-risk-assessment-essentials#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:10:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51910 This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques which demystify the process given in BS EN ISO 12100: 2010.

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Machinery series: Machinery directive – Buxton, 13 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-directive http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-directive#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:45:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51912 This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations, as well as the key current European and international safety standards that support the Regulations.

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Machinery series: Designing and specifying safety related control systems – Buxton, 14 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---designing--specifying-safety-related-control-systems http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---designing--specifying-safety-related-control-systems#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:30:04 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51914 This course will help delegates understand how to specify and design safety related control circuits which comply with the requirements of both the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations.

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COMAH onshore major hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton, 14 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:15:02 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51916 This course deals with important flammable risks at major hazards sites for which new knowledge or guidance has become available recently.

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CIEH conversion from level 3 award in TPP to level 3 in EAT course – Buxton, 14-15 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/cieh-conversion-from-level-3-award-in-training-principles-and-practice-(tpp)-to-level-3-award-in-education-and-training-(eat)-course http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/cieh-conversion-from-level-3-award-in-training-principles-and-practice-(tpp)-to-level-3-award-in-education-and-training-(eat)-course#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:00:12 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51918 Two-day course on CIEH conversion from level 3 award in training principles and practice (TPP) to level 3 award in education and training (EAT) course, open to those people who already have the CIEH TPP qualification.

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Nanotechnology health and safety – a practical approach – Buxton, 12 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/nanotechnology-health--safety---a-practical-approach http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/nanotechnology-health--safety---a-practical-approach#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2016 11:10:10 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51891 This course will help delegates to gain an understanding of the techniques and methods available to identify and control exposure to airborne nanomaterials.

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