HSE RSS feeds » Falls from height http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:12:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: PPE Essentials – Buxton, 12-13 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ppe-essentials http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ppe-essentials#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:21:51 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57849 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of PPE and its limitations, so that you can use PPE as an effective workplace control measure. It will provide training in what a successful PPE programme is, what you need to consider, and what actions are required. The course includes hands-on elements to enhance learning and provide practical skills.

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HSL: Stair Assessment – Buxton, 5 July 2017 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/16/hsl-stair-assessment-buxton-5-july-2017/ http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/16/hsl-stair-assessment-buxton-5-july-2017/#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:31:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57806 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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HSL: Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 4 July 2017 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, 15 Jun 2017 10:40:51 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57802 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. It is delivered by experts in accident investigation and has a practical focus on understanding the causes of slips, trips and falls and reducing the risk of future incidents.

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North West company fined after employee fell from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/north-west-company-fined-after-employee-fell-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/north-west-company-fined-after-employee-fell-from-height/#comments Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:11:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/north-west-company-fined-after-employee-fell-from-height/10838 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/09/north-west-company-fined-after-employee-fell-from-height/feed/ 0 Caring Homes fined after death of elderly resident http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/#comments Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:36:41 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/10821 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/07/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/feed/ 0 Company fined after worker fell through fragile skylight http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-worker-fell-through-fragile-skylight/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-worker-fell-through-fragile-skylight/#comments Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:31:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-worker-fell-through-fragile-skylight/10818 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/07/company-fined-after-worker-fell-through-fragile-skylight/feed/ 0 Scaffolding company fined after worker injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/scaffolding-company-fined-after-worker-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/scaffolding-company-fined-after-worker-injured/#comments Fri, 26 May 2017 11:09:27 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/scaffolding-company-fined-after-worker-injured/10814 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/05/26/scaffolding-company-fined-after-worker-injured/feed/ 0 HSL: Stair Assessment – Buxton, 26 April 2017 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, 20 Apr 2017 10:56:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57688 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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HSL: Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 25 April 2017 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, 20 Apr 2017 10:51:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57686 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. It is delivered by experts in accident investigation and has a practical focus on understanding the causes of slips, trips and falls and reducing the risk of future incidents.

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Birmingham Working Well Together Group – Free Harness Awareness Training – various dates available http://hse.gov.uk/events/wwt.htm http://hse.gov.uk/events/wwt.htm#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:21:36 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57675 Aimed at the SME and small businesses this free awareness course is available on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 10th May 2017 – Keepmoat Head Office, Gorsey Lane, Coles Hill, B46 1JU
  • Wednesday 17th May 2017 – Arco, Merry Hill, Dudley Court North, Brierley Hill, DY5 1XP
  • Friday 19th May 2017 – MACE , Albert House, Albert Street, Birmingham, B4 7UD
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Roofing companies fined after worker fell through skylight http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/roofing-companies-fined-after-worker-fell-through-skylight/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/roofing-companies-fined-after-worker-fell-through-skylight/#comments Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:51:12 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/roofing-companies-fined-after-worker-fell-through-skylight/10598 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/24/roofing-companies-fined-after-worker-fell-through-skylight/feed/ 0 Electrical appliance company fined after worker’s death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/electrical-appliance-company-fined-after-workers-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/electrical-appliance-company-fined-after-workers-death/#comments Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:44:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/electrical-appliance-company-fined-after-workers-death/10571 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/21/electrical-appliance-company-fined-after-workers-death/feed/ 0 Partnership fined following death of long-serving farm manager http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/partnership-fined-following-death-of-long-serving-farm-manager/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/partnership-fined-following-death-of-long-serving-farm-manager/#comments Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:56:28 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/partnership-fined-following-death-of-long-serving-farm-manager/10568 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/20/partnership-fined-following-death-of-long-serving-farm-manager/feed/ 0 £160,000 fine for aircraft company after workers fell from the tail of a plane http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:59:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/10557 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/15/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/feed/ 0 Construction firm fined after worker fell from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/#comments Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:59:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/10545 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/14/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/feed/ 0 Construction company fined after worker fell from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:36:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/10515 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/07/construction-company-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/feed/ 0 Director and Company fined for lift shaft death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/director-and-company-fined-for-lift-shaft-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/director-and-company-fined-for-lift-shaft-death/#comments Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:37:33 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/director-and-company-fined-for-lift-shaft-death/10511 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/06/director-and-company-fined-for-lift-shaft-death/feed/ 0 Oldham building contractor in court over fall from height risk http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/#comments Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:17:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/10483 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/24/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/feed/ 0 North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) – Bolton, 23 Feb 2017 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:36:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52862 Ladders and Steps will be the topic of a presentation given by Martin Brooke  from Bratts Ladders & Chair of the Ladder Association. This will then be followed by a presentation by Susan Moore from NMHSAG on CPD and how to approach it. 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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London based firm fined after workers death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-based-firm-fined-after-workers-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-based-firm-fined-after-workers-death/#comments Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:39:14 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-based-firm-fined-after-workers-death/10456 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/14/london-based-firm-fined-after-workers-death/feed/ 0