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HSE urges employers to think again before investing in off-the-shelf manual handling training

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Off-the-shelf manual handling training should become a thing of the past, according to new advice released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Help GB Work Well case study highlights ISTR’s new research for working with arthropods

Friday, March 16, 2018

As we near the end of British Science Week, we’re sharing how the Institute of Safety in Technology and Research’s (ISTR) commitment to managing risk and keeping pace with change as part of their contribution to Help GB Work Well, has led to the delivery of internationally-significant research.

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British Science Week: HSE launches its annual Science Review 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Marking British Science Week, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today launched its Annual Science Review with a focus on its work in supporting a sustainable energy sector in the UK.

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Help GB Work Well case study highlights science and innovation in health and safety.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

During national science week, HSE want to share a case study about how Crossrail’s commitment to its workforce uses a science and innovation approach to provide a safe and healthy working environment for drill operatives.

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Construction worker suffers fracture to his back after a fall from height

Monday, October 9, 2017

Dufell Roofing Company Ltd, a Darlington based roofing company was sentenced today after an employee suffered a fracture to his back requiring surgery.

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Road haulage company fined after worker killed

Thursday, October 5, 2017

An Essex-based road haulage firm has been fined after an employee was crushed between two articulated vehicles and subsequently died from his injuries.

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Pembrokeshire businesses benefit from PEEP

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Pembrokeshire healthcare businesses enjoyed a free training session to help them understand and manage workplace health, safety and wellbeing for workers.

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Bridgend businesses benefit from BEEP

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Local businesses enjoyed a free business forum to help them understand and manage workplace health, safety and wellbeing for workers.

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Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos

Monday, September 18, 2017

Asbestos Essentials online task sheets provide information for those in the building maintenance and allied trades on safe work with asbestos.  The suite of free-to-download HSE Asbestos Essentials task sheets has been reviewed and updated.  There is more emphasis on the importance of appropriate information, instruction and training. The sheets now indicate whether specific tasks […]

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Case 411 – Safety pins on swimming pool locker keys

Friday, September 15, 2017

A swimming pool operator has removed safety pins from their locker keys on H&S grounds

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Case 410 – Children at a school have been banned from eating pack lunches outside

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Children at a school have been banned from eating pack lunches outside allegedly due to health and safety

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HSE encourages potato farmers across the UK to consider safety as it launches latest inspection initiative

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reminding farmers who grow potatoes of the importance of managing risks to workers during the potato harvest as it launches its latest inspection initiative.

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Harrogate & District Health & Safety Forum – ‘Offence to Sentencing’ the process – Harrogate, 4 Oct 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

This event aims to give you an understanding of the process which may be followed should a serious incident happen in your business. It will explain the range of options which enforcement officers can use in relation to non-compliance. It will give guidance on when and how a business can/should conduct its own investigation, the […]

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BHSEA Meeting: Control of Contractors: the Law, Case Studies and Good Practice – West Bromwich, 11 Sept 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), will begin at 13.30. The speakers for the session are Geoffrey Brown, HM Principal Inspector from HSE; Sean Elson, Partner from Pinsent Masons LLP and George Allcock the BHSEA Chair.

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British Safety Council: Annual Conference 2017 – Health and safety: Preparing for the future – London, 4 Oct 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Aimed at Health and Safety and HR professionals, our conference will feature expert speakers such as David Snowball – Director of Regulation at HSE, as well as case studies and thought leadership sessions to help you and your business prepare for the challenges ahead.

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HSE makes cost recovery dispute process fully independent

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Disputed invoices raised under the fee for intervention (FFI) cost recovery scheme will from 1 September be considered by a fully independent panel, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed.

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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – Buxton, 19 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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HSL: Process and Fire Incidents – Buxton, 18-19 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

This two-day course is designed to introduce delegates to lessons learned from a number of significant or high profile incidents involving fires or chemical processes.

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HSL: Pressure Systems Awareness – Buxton, 12 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

28This informative and experiential course is aimed at raising awareness of the hazards associated with pressure systems as well as the relevant regulatory frame work.  This course will offer delegates the unique opportunity to learn from real life case studies and forensic investigations into pressure systems failures, providing a first hand perspective of what can […]

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HSL: Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace – An Introduction – Buxton, 11 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

This course provides an overview of your duties under Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 and practical guidance on how you can control and manage hand-arm vibration risks in your workplace.

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