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HSL: Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This workshop is an overview of biological monitoring and how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer.

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HSL: Measurements of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 8 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course is designed to give health and safety professionals a clear view of how exposure measurement can help them better understand and control the health risks posed by hazardous substances.

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HSL: Improving Your Health Related Risk Assessments – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course is designed to help the general H&S practitioner better understand the ‘invisible’ risks associated with hazardous substances, noise and vibration and aims to provide a more confident approach to these issues.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – London, 8 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Vehicle movements and loading and unloading vehicles can be some of the most dangerous activities carried out on a worksite. This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in […]

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Recycling company fined after worker crushed

Friday, February 10, 2017

A recycling firm has been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries from a roller shutter door.

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HSE to make cost recovery dispute process fully independent

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced that it is to consult on proposals to make its cost recovery scheme dispute process fully independent.

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Building Contractor fined after workers fatal fall

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A Manchester building contractor has been jailed following the death of a casual labourer who fell nearly seven metres through a fragile roof.

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CRD: Workshops on the Physicochemical Properties and Storage Stability Requirements for Pesticide Products under Regulation EC 1107/2009 – York, 23 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A one day workshop aimed at providing training on data requirements for the EU approval of active substances and their plant protection products regarding the identity, the physicochemical properties and methods of analysis under Regulation EC 1107/2009.

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CRD: Workshops on the Physicochemical Properties and Storage Stability Requirements for Pesticide Products under Regulation EC 1107/2009 – York, 21 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A one day workshop aimed at providing training on data requirements for the EU approval of active substances and their plant protection products regarding the identity, the physicochemical properties and methods of analysis under Regulation EC 1107/2009.

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York 22 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents/bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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HSL: Process and Fire Incidents – Buxton, 1-2 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 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: Process & Fire Incidents – Buxton, 1-2 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 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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Construction company director imprisoned after safety failings

Monday, February 6, 2017

The director of a construction company has been imprisoned for eight months after failing to take appropriate action which resulted in a young worker receiving serious burns.

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Oxfordshire based company fined for safety failings

Monday, February 6, 2017

An Oxfordshire based, ground engineering company has been fined after a worker contracted severe hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).

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Overhead crane worker suffers life threatening injuries

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A Cleckheaton engineering firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered life changing injuries.

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Health and Safety Executive (HSE) review of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA)

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

HSE are seeking the views of those with an interest in adventure activities, including schools which use or would like to use activity providers. You can take part in the consultation by using this link to an online survey https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/AALAsurvey .

Responses are required by 5pm on 15 February 2017.

You can find out more about AALA which was created in April 1996 in response to the Lyme Bay Tragedy at http://www.hse.gov.uk/aala/ .

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Firm fined for failing health and safety standards

Monday, January 30, 2017

A Kent-based box manufacturing company has been fined for health and safety failings.

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RR1085 – Exploring the human and physical factors associated with telescopic handler overturning risks

Friday, January 27, 2017

This study was carried out in order to identify: the full range of human factors issues that might potentially contribute to telescopic handler overturn incidents; the human factors issues that appear to be most important in terms of overturn risk and key operator knowledge gaps that could increase the probability of an operator overturning a machine.

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RR1084 – Forklift truck reverse sensor systems assessment

Friday, January 27, 2017

This report describes work undertaken to assess the active sensor systems (ultrasonic and radar) commonly used to reduce the risk of collisions.

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RR1083 – Risks to respiratory health in the grain industry

Friday, January 27, 2017

A detailed literature search was carried out to summarise evidence about respiratory disease caused by exposure to grain dust. The conclusion of this review is that the damaging effects of grain dust on the respiratory tract are accumulative and occur at high concentrations of exposure.

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