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, 11 Aug 2016 10:05:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 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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HSG246 – Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock (Second edition) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg246.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg246.htm#comments Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:02:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52127 This revised guidance is aimed at directors, owners, managers and supervisors and pays particular attention to the most common hazards, including (un)loading of delivery vehicles, storage systems, workplace transport, mechanical lifting and injuries from sharp edges.

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Agency worker injured at Malting factory http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/agency-worker-injured-at-malting-factory/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/agency-worker-injured-at-malting-factory/#comments Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:46:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/agency-worker-injured-at-malting-factory/9385 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/29/agency-worker-injured-at-malting-factory/feed/ 0 Bradford firm fined after worker fell through skylight http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bradford-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-through-skylight/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bradford-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-through-skylight/#comments Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:29:17 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bradford-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-through-skylight/9364 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/28/bradford-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-through-skylight/feed/ 0 Worker injured falling down a service riser shaft http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-injured-falling-down-a-service-riser-shaft/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-injured-falling-down-a-service-riser-shaft/#comments Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:05:02 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-injured-falling-down-a-service-riser-shaft/9325 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/21/worker-injured-falling-down-a-service-riser-shaft/feed/ 0 Company fined after joiner injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-joiner-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-joiner-injured/#comments Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:36:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-joiner-injured/9337 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/11/company-fined-after-joiner-injured/feed/ 0 Timber company fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/timber-company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/timber-company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/#comments Mon, 04 Jul 2016 16:16:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/timber-company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/9244 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/04/timber-company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/feed/ 0 Worker killed after fall through roof http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-killed-after-fall-through-roof/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-killed-after-fall-through-roof/#comments Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:45:48 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-killed-after-fall-through-roof/9230 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/29/worker-killed-after-fall-through-roof/feed/ 0 Horticultural firm fined over multiple safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/horticultural-firm-fined-over-multiple-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/horticultural-firm-fined-over-multiple-safety-failings/#comments Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:00:16 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/horticultural-firm-fined-over-multiple-safety-failings/9232 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/27/horticultural-firm-fined-over-multiple-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Fish processing firm fined after man killed by falling boxes http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fish-processing-firm-fined-after-man-killed-by-falling-boxes/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fish-processing-firm-fined-after-man-killed-by-falling-boxes/#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:40:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fish-processing-firm-fined-after-man-killed-by-falling-boxes/9214 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/24/fish-processing-firm-fined-after-man-killed-by-falling-boxes/feed/ 0 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 Free event: Working at height safely – Harrogate, 22 June 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/harrogate-safe-forum.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/harrogate-safe-forum.htm#comments Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51816 This free event is being organised by Harrogate & District Health and Safety Forum, a partnership between local businesses, HSE and Harrogate Borough Council. Work at height accounts for significant numbers of fatal and serious accidents at work. This event will help plan, assess and control risks from work at height activities. Book now.

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Roofer fined for unsafe roof work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofer-fined-for-unsafe-roof-work/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofer-fined-for-unsafe-roof-work/#comments Fri, 03 Jun 2016 10:00:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofer-fined-for-unsafe-roof-work/9160 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/03/roofer-fined-for-unsafe-roof-work/feed/ 0 British Telecommunications PLC fined £600,000 after workers injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/british-telecommunications-plc-fined-600000-after-workers-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/british-telecommunications-plc-fined-600000-after-workers-injured/#comments Fri, 27 May 2016 16:31:42 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/british-telecommunications-plc-fined-600000-after-workers-injured/9128 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/27/british-telecommunications-plc-fined-600000-after-workers-injured/feed/ 0 Company fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/#comments Wed, 25 May 2016 09:26:42 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/9132 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/25/company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/feed/ 0 Two companies fined after worker falls three metres from ledge of building http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-companies-fined-after-worker-falls-three-metres-from-ledge-of-building/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-companies-fined-after-worker-falls-three-metres-from-ledge-of-building/#comments Thu, 19 May 2016 13:30:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-companies-fined-after-worker-falls-three-metres-from-ledge-of-building/9110 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/19/two-companies-fined-after-worker-falls-three-metres-from-ledge-of-building/feed/ 0 Roofing contractor fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-contractor-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-contractor-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 07:10:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-contractor-fined-for-safety-failings/9078 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/13/roofing-contractor-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Scaffold company fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scaffold-company-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scaffold-company-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Fri, 06 May 2016 08:15:11 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scaffold-company-fined-for-safety-failings/9045 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/06/scaffold-company-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Worker loses life after fall from roof http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-loses-life-after-fall-from-roof/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-loses-life-after-fall-from-roof/#comments Thu, 05 May 2016 12:25:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-loses-life-after-fall-from-roof/9034 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/05/worker-loses-life-after-fall-from-roof/feed/ 0 Demolition company fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/demolition-company-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/demolition-company-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:05:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/demolition-company-fined-for-safety-failings/9029 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/04/28/demolition-company-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0