Good health and safety doesn’t mean reams of paperwork – visit the health and safety toolbox for straightforward advice.
Businesses in Newton Aycliffe are being offered workshops in health and safety as part of a new initiative to provide free information, support and guidance.
Advice on thermal comfort and cold stress for employers and employees.
Ensure gas appliances are properly installed and maintained to avoid danger of fire, explosion, gas leaks and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.
Comprehensive list of legislation, including laws to commence from April 2013.
Grain dust is the dust produced during harvesting, drying, handling, storage or processing of cereal crops. These include barley, wheat, oats, maize and rye. This guidance tells you about the possible health problems you could develop from exposure to grain dust and what precautions you should take to protect your health.
The HSE is issuing this notice to those who use, install, maintain or distribute wood pellet boilers or manufacture/store/distribute wood pellets. Since 2002 there have been at least nine fatalities in Europe caused by carbon monoxide poisoning following entry into wood pellet storage areas.
A radical revamp of the way small businesses access official advice about health and safety online has been launched.
HSE launches the latest in a package of guidance, bringing together everything a small, low-risk business could need to manage health and safety
Sets out the protocols and liaison arrangements between HSE and other regulators involved in investigating any work-related death.
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Operators warned that fire resistant composite materials used offshore may fail after exposure to hydrocarbon pool fires.
The Fee for Intervention (FFI) website has been updated to provide all of the information a dutyholder needs to understand HSE’s new cost recovery scheme which will come into force on Monday, 1 October.
This safety bulletin draws attention to key aspects of the proper management of the risks from legionella in water systems other than cooling towers and evaporative condensers.
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Every year thousands of people across the UK are diagnosed with carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, which can be caused by unsafe central heating systems, gas cookers or gas fires. Gas Safety Week which takes place from 10th – 16th September 2012 aims to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of [...]
This new guidance has been developed by The UK Nanosafety Partnership Group (UKNSPG) and is aimed at employers, managers, health and safety advisors, and users of particulate nanomaterials in research and development. This guidance has been endorsed by HSE and contains a foreword by Judith Hackitt.
Health and Safety Chief Executive responds to Aldhun Levitt’s letter in Daily Mail 30 August 2012 about the Loch Gairloch canoeing tragedy.
A trip to the fair is in fact a very safe activity. There are also a few simple things you can do to make sure your family have a good time at the fair and get home again without problems…
Roof work is a high-risk activity because it involves working at height, sometimes with fragile materials such as roof lights and asbestos cement roofing sheets. This fourth edition of the construction industry guidance identifies the main causes of accidents and ill health in roof work and ways to prevent or control risks.