HSE RSS feeds » Tree work http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:17:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 London borough council fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/london-borough-council-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/london-borough-council-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Wed, 06 Jul 2016 10:03:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/london-borough-council-fined-for-safety-failings/9259 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/06/london-borough-council-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Farm labourer struck by falling tree http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/farm-labourer-struck-by-falling-tree/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/farm-labourer-struck-by-falling-tree/#comments Thu, 02 Jun 2016 11:35:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/farm-labourer-struck-by-falling-tree/9177 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/02/farm-labourer-struck-by-falling-tree/feed/ 0 Free forestry & arboriculture SHADs – various locations, March 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm#comments Thu, 18 Feb 2016 14:30:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51010 HSE has teamed up with the Forestry Commission and the Arboricultural Association to host the events, which are dedicated to raising awareness of important health and safety issues specific to each industry. Arboriculture SHAD – Enfield, 9 March 2016; Forestry SHADs – Perthshire, 18 March 2016 & Northumberland, 22 March 2016. Book now.

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College fined after tree felling injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/college-fined-after-tree-felling-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/college-fined-after-tree-felling-injury/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:05:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/college-fined-after-tree-felling-injury/8269 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/28/college-fined-after-tree-felling-injury/feed/ 0 Turban-wearing Sikhs – extension of head protection exemption http://www.hse.gov.uk/contact/faqs/sikhs-head-protection.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/contact/faqs/sikhs-head-protection.htm#comments Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:30:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49715 The exemption for turban-wearing Sikhs from the need to wear head protection has been extended from construction sites to all workplaces, with some limited exceptions. The change applies solely to turban-wearing Sikhs and relates to head protection only.

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Lack of training caused life changing injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/lack-of-training-caused-life-changing-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/lack-of-training-caused-life-changing-injuries/#comments Thu, 09 Jul 2015 13:13:55 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/lack-of-training-caused-life-changing-injuries/6803 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/09/lack-of-training-caused-life-changing-injuries/feed/ 0 Sentences after tree-felling incident leaves worker in wheelchair http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/sentences-after-tree-felling-incident-leaves-worker-in-wheelchair/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/sentences-after-tree-felling-incident-leaves-worker-in-wheelchair/#comments Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:30:36 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/sentences-after-tree-felling-incident-leaves-worker-in-wheelchair/6552 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/05/sentences-after-tree-felling-incident-leaves-worker-in-wheelchair/feed/ 0