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Category: Guidance

HM Revenue & Customs – Come See Events

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Come See Events’ are the largest cross government business support roadshows of their kind, dedicated to providing free information and support to newly formed small and medium sized businesses. Find an event near you.

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H&S Toolbox – Don’t feel pushed and pulled when it comes to manual handling

Monday, February 4, 2013

Manual handling causes over a third of all workplace injuries – visit the health and safety toolbox for straightforward advice.

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Offshore health and safety law

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Comprehensive list of legislation regulating the oil and gas industry, including guidance on laws to commence from April 2013.

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H&S Toolbox – Get switched on to electrical safety

Monday, January 28, 2013

Focus your attention on real risks in your business; take simple precautions when working with or near electricity and electrical equipment.

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Offshore safety notice – Blocking of data communications in dynamic positioning systems

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Vessels may lose position during critical operations due to failure of their dynamic positioning system (DPS). The cause can be blocking of data communications in dynamic positioning (DP) systems dependent on data communications via a shared medium (e.g. data bus).

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Health and safety toolbox – keep things easy in 2013

Monday, January 21, 2013

Good health and safety doesn’t mean reams of paperwork – visit the health and safety toolbox for straightforward advice.

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Workshops in health and safety on offer for Aycliffe firms

Thursday, January 17, 2013

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.

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Temperature at work

Friday, January 11, 2013

Advice on thermal comfort and cold stress for employers and employees.

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Gas safety

Friday, January 11, 2013

Ensure gas appliances are properly installed and maintained to avoid danger of fire, explosion, gas leaks and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.

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Offshore health and safety law

Friday, January 11, 2013

Comprehensive list of legislation, including laws to commence from April 2013.

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Agriculture health and safety – Grain dust

Thursday, November 15, 2012

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.

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Safety notice – Risk of carbon monoxide release during the storage of wood pellets

Monday, November 5, 2012

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.

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Radical revamp for workplace safety and health advice

Friday, November 2, 2012

A radical revamp of the way small businesses access official advice about health and safety online has been launched.

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Health and safety toolbox – How to control risks at work

Friday, November 2, 2012

HSE launches the latest in a package of guidance, bringing together everything a small, low-risk business could need to manage health and safety

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HSE Work-related Deaths Protocol revised

Friday, November 2, 2012

Sets out the protocols and liaison arrangements between HSE and other regulators involved in investigating any work-related death.

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Health and Safety Newsletter: Latest issue now available – Subscribe for free

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

All the latest HSE news, case studies, court stories and guidance is now available to everyone free of charge – and it’s all just a click away, subscribe now. This issue: Will HSE’s new Fee for Intervention scheme affect you?, School trips: Avoiding the cotton wool culture, Cutting the risk of legionella, Help with work-related […]

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Offshore safety notice – Possible failure of fire resistant composite deck gratings

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Operators warned that fire resistant composite materials used offshore may fail after exposure to hydrocarbon pool fires.

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Fee for Intervention (FFI) – Updated website and content

Friday, September 28, 2012

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.

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Safety notice – Management of the risks from legionella within water systems

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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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Coming soon – next edition of Health & Safety Newsletter

Thursday, September 13, 2012

All the latest HSE news, health and safety advice, case studies, court stories, and guidance is now available to everyone free of charge – and it’s all just a click away. So subscribe to be informed when the next edition is available.

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