For those without specialist knowledge. This new edition reflects the many significant changes in the law since 1995,
Anyone employed to work on gas appliances in domestic premises must be Gas Safe registered and competent in that area of gas work.
HSE has today published revised guidance on “Fire Safety in Construction”.
This is the second edition of Fire safety in construction, first published in 1997.
In this episode: We speak to David Ashton, HSE’s Director of Field Operations, about the new warning that has been
The Health and Safety Executive is seeking views on a proposal from the European Commission to amend the Annexes of the Export and Import of Dangerous Chemicals Regulations (EC) 689/2008, which is commonly known as the EU Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation.
You must ensure that gas appliances and flues are maintained in a safe condition and that regular gas safety checks are completed.
HSE welcomes people of all nationalities and ethnic backgrounds to its web site. If you are looking for information, help or guidance a number of publications have been translated into languages other than English.
Installers, designers, maintenance firms and manufacturers of electric gates, are being urged to seriously consider new safety advice issued by HSE today, following the recent deaths of two children involving these gates.
Actions required to prevent the trapping and crushing of persons by electrically powered gates.
Wood dust can cause fire and explosion. The minimum explosible concentration for “wood flour” is 60g/m3 and a dust cloud at this concentration would resemble a very dense fog.
This diving information sheet is part of a series of information sheets providing guidance on diving at work.
This is part of a series of information sheets providing guidance on diving at work. The information is also relevant to the recreational diving sector.
This safety notice describes a serious incident caused by the incorrect manufacture of a crane pennant. It outlines the actions that should be taken by both the users and the manufacturers of Flemish eye crane pennants and slings.
Essentials for all – these are questions that an owner/manager should be asking to start/check that the business is managing for health and safety.
Safety notice – Avoiding trapping/crushing injuries to people in the platform of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs)
More people die from falls at work than from any other cause. The use of mobile elevating work platforms/powered access equipment has been a major factor in the reduction in falls accidents.
Safety notice – Risks associated with working on or near lamp columns with non-standard roots during excavation works
In February 2010 a young child was killed and a woman injured when a lamp column fell on them. The lamp column fell outside the boundary of a site where street works were taking place.
HSE welcomes people of all nationalities and ethnic backgrounds to its web site.
REACH bitesize guides are a set of leaflets produced by the UK Competent Authority intended to cover the key issues of various aspects of Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of CHemicals (REACH).
In a recent incident a worker was killed whilst he was helping to remove a board from a stack leaning against a wall. He lost control of the weight of the boards and they fell on him causing serious head injuries. In an earlier almost identical incident at another site a worker had his legs […]