HSE RSS feeds » Business http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:43:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: The Way Forward – Excelling in Health and Safety Culture and Leadership – Buxton, 19 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/excelling-in-health-and-safety-culture-and-leadership-the-way-forward http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/excelling-in-health-and-safety-culture-and-leadership-the-way-forward#comments Thu, 06 Jul 2017 10:01:57 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57845 HSL have undertaken research in the field of health and safety leadership, which identifies it as requiring a distinct set of competencies. Drawing on HSL’s expertise as psychologists and human factors experts, this event will help you develop your understanding of these competencies. Coupled with an understanding of what excellent health and safety culture looks like, this event will help you in driving a consistent approach to health and safety leadership within your business.

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European Good Practice awards http://www.hse.gov.uk/campaigns/european-2016/good-practice-awards.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/campaigns/european-2016/good-practice-awards.htm#comments Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:07:59 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52207 A reminder that the closing date for entries for the Good Practice awards for the current EU health and safety campaign: Healthy workplaces for all ages, is 7th October 2016. So submit your entry and find out more about the awards.

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BT fined £500,000 after engineer breaks his back in fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bt-fined-500000-after-engineer-breaks-his-back-in-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bt-fined-500000-after-engineer-breaks-his-back-in-fall/#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:30:33 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bt-fined-500000-after-engineer-breaks-his-back-in-fall/9179 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/13/bt-fined-500000-after-engineer-breaks-his-back-in-fall/feed/ 0 Royal Mail fined after worker suffered injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/royal-mail-fined-after-worker-suffered-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/royal-mail-fined-after-worker-suffered-injuries/#comments Thu, 19 May 2016 15:00:56 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51720 AMENDED: The Royal Mail Group Limited has been fined £50,000 after a worker’s foot was run over by a reach truck in a bundling warehouse.

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Company fined after worker is fatally crushed in trench http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-worker-is-fatally-crushed-in-trench/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-worker-is-fatally-crushed-in-trench/#comments Thu, 05 May 2016 15:55:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-worker-is-fatally-crushed-in-trench/9038 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/05/company-fined-after-worker-is-fatally-crushed-in-trench/feed/ 0 Leadership for health and safety: the way forward – Manchester, 22 March 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-leadership-for-health-and-safety.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-leadership-for-health-and-safety.htm#comments Mon, 29 Feb 2016 11:40:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51109 One-day event on leadership, with the aim to equip delegates with some of the latest theory and research on key health and safety leadership styles.

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‘Stop and think again’ – If you think construction is not your business – Harrogate, 9 March 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/harrogate-safe-forum.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/harrogate-safe-forum.htm#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:50:27 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50954 This free half-day event is being organised by Harrogate & District Health and Safety Forum, a partnership between local businesses, HSE and Harrogate Borough Council. The event aims to inform businesses about how the requirements of the CDM Regulations 2015 may affect those who wish to expand, refurbish and maintain their business properties.

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Fuel giant sentenced over offshore platform gas releases http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fuel-giant-sentenced-over-offshore-platform-gas-releases/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fuel-giant-sentenced-over-offshore-platform-gas-releases/#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:45:19 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fuel-giant-sentenced-over-offshore-platform-gas-releases/8302 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/02/08/fuel-giant-sentenced-over-offshore-platform-gas-releases/feed/ 0 Chemical company fined for dangerous gas release http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/chemical-company-fined-for-dangerous-gas-release/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/chemical-company-fined-for-dangerous-gas-release/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:45:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/chemical-company-fined-for-dangerous-gas-release/8293 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/02/04/chemical-company-fined-for-dangerous-gas-release/feed/ 0 Engage for success: making the most of Safe Deal – webinar, 18 February 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/engage-for-success-making-the-most-of-safe-deal-webinar- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/engage-for-success-making-the-most-of-safe-deal-webinar-#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:30:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50820 Active engagement with the workforce is one of the signs of a mature safety culture; but have you ever wondered how to get everyone else in your organisation to ‘walk the talk’ and have constructive conversations with your workforce? For answers join our online webinar on Thursday 18 February at 13:00.

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North West business leaders have their say as ‘working well’ roadshow arrives in Liverpool http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:40:37 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/8254 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/26/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/feed/ 0 Midlands business leaders turn out as Birmingham hosts ‘working well’ roadshow http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:20:59 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/8249 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/25/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-hosts-working-well-roadshow/feed/ 0 Health and safety system strategy roadshow arrives in Bristol http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow-arrives-in-bristol/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow-arrives-in-bristol/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:00:22 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow-arrives-in-bristol/8183 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/22/health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow-arrives-in-bristol/feed/ 0 Cardiff welcomes health and safety system strategy roadshow http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/cardiff-welcomes-health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/cardiff-welcomes-health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:00:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/cardiff-welcomes-health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow/8157 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/21/cardiff-welcomes-health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow/feed/ 0 Scottish business leaders turn out as Glasgow kicks off ‘working well’ roadshow http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 10:45:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/8147 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/19/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/feed/ 0 Glasgow hosts first event on the health and safety system strategy for Great Britain roadshow http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/glasgow-hosts-first-health-and-safety-strategy-for-britain-roadshow/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/glasgow-hosts-first-health-and-safety-strategy-for-britain-roadshow/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:00:23 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/glasgow-hosts-first-health-and-safety-strategy-for-britain-roadshow/8128 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/18/glasgow-hosts-first-event-on-the-health-and-safety-system-strategy-for-great-britain-roadshow/feed/ 0 CD279 – Proposed HSE Innovation Plan http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd279.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd279.htm#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:00:35 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50642 This consultation invites views on HSE’s proposed Innovation Plan. The aim of the plan is to find out whether the UK regulatory framework is set up to support innovation and disruptive business models. Consultation began on 11 January 2016 and closes on 31 January 2016.

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HSG263 – Involving your workforce in health and safety: Guidance for all workplaces http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg263.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg263.htm#comments Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:45:50 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50458 This guide is mainly aimed at medium to large employers. It will help them in their legal duty to consult and involve their employees on health and safety matters. This version has been updated to clarify examples of how to comply with the Regulations and to update links and references to other guidance.

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Steel worker left scarred for life http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/steel-worker-left-scarred-for-life/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/steel-worker-left-scarred-for-life/#comments Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:20:50 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/steel-worker-left-scarred-for-life/7577 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/10/steel-worker-left-scarred-for-life/feed/ 0 HSE releases injury and ill-health statistics 2014/15 http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/index.htm#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 09:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49939 The full statistical report and industry specific data can be found online.

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