HSE RSS feeds » COSHH http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:17:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 21-22 Mar 2017 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 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:55:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52923 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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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 15-16 Mar 2017 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 Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:55:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52826 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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HSL: Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:19:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52811 This workshop is an overview of biological monitoring and how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer.

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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 18-19 January 2017 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 Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:42:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52616 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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Ejector seat manufacturer fined £800,000 for failing to protect workers’ health http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/ejector-seat-manufacturer-fined-800000-for-failing-to-protect-workers-health/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/ejector-seat-manufacturer-fined-800000-for-failing-to-protect-workers-health/#comments Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:14:36 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/ejector-seat-manufacturer-fined-800000-for-failing-to-protect-workers-health/10171 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/11/25/ejector-seat-manufacturer-fined-800000-for-failing-to-protect-workers-health/feed/ 0 Revised Publication – Nickel and its inorganic compounds: Health hazards and precautionary measures http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/eh60.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/eh60.htm#comments Sat, 19 Nov 2016 13:42:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52494 This environmental hygiene guidance note draws attention to the possible health hazards which could result from occupational exposure to nickel and its inorganic compounds.

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HSL: RPE Essentials – HSL Buxton, 1-2 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-essentials http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-essentials#comments Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:01:26 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52360 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of RPE and how it can be used effectively in the workplace as a control measure.

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HSL: COSHH training – Practical Assessment and Control – Glasgow, 25-26 Oct 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control---%28training-in-glasgow%29 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control---%28training-in-glasgow%29#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:09:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52326 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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Worker dies from toxic gas http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-dies-from-toxic-gas/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-dies-from-toxic-gas/#comments Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:07:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-dies-from-toxic-gas/9381 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/28/worker-dies-from-toxic-gas/feed/ 0 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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Worker contracts allergic contact dermatitis http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-contracts-allergic-contact-dermatitis/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-contracts-allergic-contact-dermatitis/#comments Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:40:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-contracts-allergic-contact-dermatitis/9193 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/14/worker-contracts-allergic-contact-dermatitis/feed/ 0 Water Management Society two-day conference – Birmingham, 28-29 June 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/events.htm#comments Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:45:35 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51811 This informative stakeholder event will combine presentations with interactive workshops and will reveal intriguing insights into various water management disciplines. There will be up-to-date information on current and new government guidance and an opportunity to meet with speakers.

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COSHH: Practical assessment and control – Buxton, 18-19 May 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 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:00:29 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51447 This two-day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

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Worker suffers chemical burns at electropolishing company http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-chemical-burns-at-electropolishing-company/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-chemical-burns-at-electropolishing-company/#comments Thu, 07 Apr 2016 11:00:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-chemical-burns-at-electropolishing-company/8792 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/04/07/worker-suffers-chemical-burns-at-electropolishing-company/feed/ 0 Insulation company fined for health and safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/insulation-company-fined-for-health-and-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/insulation-company-fined-for-health-and-safety-failings/#comments Thu, 25 Feb 2016 12:25:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/insulation-company-fined-for-health-and-safety-failings/8372 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/02/25/insulation-company-fined-for-health-and-safety-failings/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 COSHH: Practical assessment and control – Buxton, 20-21 January 2016 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 Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:00:57 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50425 Two-day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and putting the assessment into practice. The course will benefit anyone tasked with completing COSHH assessments and/or implementing controls, whether for the first time or to improve skills.

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Accident repair company fined for failure to comply http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/accident-repair-company-fined-for-failure-to-comply/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/accident-repair-company-fined-for-failure-to-comply/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:33:59 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/accident-repair-company-fined-for-failure-to-comply/7818 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/08/accident-repair-company-fined-for-failure-to-comply/feed/ 0 Construction firm fined after worker suffers cement burns http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-cement-burns/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-cement-burns/#comments Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:45:49 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-cement-burns/7758 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/25/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-cement-burns/feed/ 0 Stone masonry boss failed to protect his workers’ health http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/stone-masonry-boss-failed-to-protect-his-workers-health/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/stone-masonry-boss-failed-to-protect-his-workers-health/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:30:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/stone-masonry-boss-failed-to-protect-his-workers-health/7688 The owner of a stone masonry company has been fined for failing to protect the health of his workers, exposing them to preventable risk of suffering life-changing conditions.

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