HSE RSS feeds » Events http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:09:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 HSL: Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – Bristol, 12 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-managing-asbestos-in-domestic-and-non-domestic-premises.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-managing-asbestos-in-domestic-and-non-domestic-premises.htm#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:30:00 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47238 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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HSL: Machinery Risk Assessment Essentials – Bristol, 11 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-machinery-risk-assessment-essentials.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-machinery-risk-assessment-essentials.htm#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:30:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47235 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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HSL: New Machinery Directive – Designing and Selecting Safe Machinery – Bristol, 12 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-new-machinery-directive-designing-and-selecting-safe-machinery.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-new-machinery-directive-designing-and-selecting-safe-machinery.htm#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:24:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47241 Course gives a thorough understanding of the revised legislation for machinery directive regulations, as well as the key current European and international safety standards that support the regulations.

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HSL: Stair Assessment – Bristol, 11 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-stair-assessment.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-stair-assessment.htm#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:30:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47233 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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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Bristol, 10 – 11 February 2015 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 Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:30:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47226 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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HSL: Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Bristol, 10 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-slips-and-trips-falls-prevention.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-slips-and-trips-falls-prevention.htm#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:45:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47224 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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HSL: Machinery safety basics – PUWER – Bristol, 10 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-machinery-safety-basics-puwer.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-machinery-safety-basics-puwer.htm#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:30:01 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47222 Covers those activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.

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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards – New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton, 29 January 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards.htm#comments Tue, 06 Jan 2015 08:30:08 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47159 An optional addition to the ‘COMAH onshore major hazards: predictive aspects of COMAH’ course. Some important risk areas are covered in detail where new knowledge or guidance has become available recently.

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HSL: Nanotechnology Health & Safety – A Practical Approach – Buxton, 27 January 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-nanotechnology-health-safety.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-nanotechnology-health-safety.htm#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 13:50:56 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47163 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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The Future of Health and Safety Conference 2015 – Manchester, 4 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/future-of-hs-conference.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/future-of-hs-conference.htm#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:30:36 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46815 The Future of Health and Safety Conference 2015 will provide delegates with the opportunity to explore the government’s vision for the future of health and safety. Speakers include Health and Safety Executive Chair Judith Hackitt CBE.

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Free health and safety training for Fish Island businesses http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/free-health-and-safety-training-for-fish-island-businesses/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/free-health-and-safety-training-for-fish-island-businesses/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:00:46 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/free-health-and-safety-training-for-fish-island-businesses/5461 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/22/free-health-and-safety-training-for-fish-island-businesses/feed/ 0 Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Management – Buxton, 28 January 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-dse-risk-management.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-dse-risk-management.htm#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08:00:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46920 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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Farm SHADs diary – Rocester event added http://www.hse.gov.uk/agriculture/diary.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/agriculture/diary.htm#comments Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:00:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46813 A further agriculture Safety and Health Awareness Day has been added to the 2015 diary – JCB World Headquarters, Rocester, Staffordshire on 13 February.

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BHSEA: Face fit testing of tight-fitting respirators – Birmingham, 8 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:30:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46811 Afternoon meeting of Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association, includes presentation and computer linked demonstrations on face fit testing procedures.

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MCCSG: Health in the construction sector – Liverpool, 8 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mccsg.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mccsg.htm#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:00:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46783 Merseyside and Cheshire Construction Safety Group event. Dr Steve Forman HSE, will be talking about health in the construction sector, such as noise, dust, HAVs and other relevant matters with regards to employees health.

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COMAH: The new Seveso lll Directive and GHS – Buxton, 4 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-the-new-seveso-lll-directive-and-ghs.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-the-new-seveso-lll-directive-and-ghs.htm#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:00:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46764 This course will give an overview of the requirements of the new Directive and the timetable for implementation as revised COMAH regulations.

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COMAH Compliance for lower-tier establishments – Buxton, 3 December 2014 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, 20 Nov 2014 12:00:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46762 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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Upper Limb Disorders: Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – London, 10 December 2014 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 Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:00:12 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46685 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 – 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 Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:00:12 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46683 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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Agriculture SHADs – new dates added http://www.hse.gov.uk/agriculture/diary.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/agriculture/diary.htm#comments Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:30:05 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46385 Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADs) are practical demonstrations covering the everyday hazards that farmers face. Further dates announced for February 2015 – Bury St Edmunds, Holsworthy, Bridgewater, Witney and Hadlow.

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