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HSE jobs – Trainee Inspectors of Health and Safety – National

Monday, September 5, 2016

The current recruitment for trainee inspectors is closed, however, see if you could be right for the role?”

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HSE is recruiting for the role of HM Inspector of Health and Safety

Monday, September 7, 2015

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a world-class health and safety regulator. Various locations across Great Britain – apply now. Close date for applications, Friday 25 September 2015.

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Crown Censure for Highways Agency following traffic officer’s death

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The Highways Agency was today (8 Jan) issued with a Crown Censure – the equivalent of a criminal prosecution – for safety failings after an experienced Traffic Officer was struck and killed by a car that went out of control on the M25.

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Environment Agency prosecuted over worker’s saw injury

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Environment Agency has been fined after an employee was badly injured when his finger was caught by an unguarded circular saw.

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HSE51 – Regulation of health and safety at work

Thursday, August 7, 2014

HSE has published a document that explains the main features of the regulatory approach taken by HSE and local authorities to improve standards in health and safety performance. The document will be of interest to businesses regulated by HSE and local authorities, as well as others working in health and safety.

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Enter the European Good Practice Awards – deadline 6 October 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The European Good Practice Awards aim to highlight leading examples of companies or organisations actively managing stress and psychosocial risks at work. There is still time to enter – deadline for submissions is 6 October 2014.

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Healthy workplaces manage stress – get involved in the campaign

Thursday, June 19, 2014

You or your organisation can participate in the campaign by accessing downloads of the European campaign guide as well as leaflets, flyers and posters – all for free.

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Healthy workplaces manage stress – enter the European Good Practice Awards

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Do you know of a good practice example of a workplace that manages stress effectively? Enter the European Good Practice Awards – deadline for submissions is 6 October 2014.

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European campaign – Healthy workplaces manage stress

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

During 2014-2015, HSE is helping to promote EU-OSHA’s Healthy Workplaces Campaign – Healthy workplaces manage stress – by providing campaign specific information, including news, events and resources.

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Health and safety law poster – reminder to display new version by April 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The new 2009 health and safety law poster replaces the version published in April 1999 and must be displayed from 5 April 2014. As well as a download, the new 2009 leaflet is also available as a pocket card and replaces the leaflet published in 1999.

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Crown Censure on safety for English Heritage

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

English Heritage has accepted a Crown Censure, equivalent to a criminal prosecution, for safety failings after a 12-year-old boy was badly cut when a glass floor panel broke during a family visit to Yarmouth castle on the Isle of Wight.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Managing for health and safety

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

HSE has launched new online guidance to help make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety. Managing for health and safety replaces Successful health and safety management (known to many as HSG65) refreshing and enhancing the existing content.

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HSE brings crown censure against AHVLA

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA), an executive agency of DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), has been censured for safety failings relating to the control of biological agents at facilities in Devon and Surrey.

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HSE Crown Censure of MOD over death of cadet, 14

Friday, January 25, 2013

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has been censured today over safety failings that led to the death of a 14-year-old cadet.

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Health and safety legal seminar – 12 March 2013, Edinburgh

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

‘Getting it right when it all goes wrong’ legal seminar, includes speakers from top Scottish law firms, HSE, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. Hear first-hand about the effects of a fatality and from HSE Director Scotland & Northern England, David Snowball on getting it right before it all goes wrong .

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HSE brings Crown Censure against UK Border Agency

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has been censured over safety failings that could have caused an explosion at Robin Hood airport in Finningley, South Yorkshire.

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Environment agency sentenced after worker drowning

Friday, December 14, 2012

The Environment Agency has been ordered to pay more than £220,000 in fines and costs after a catalogue of errors caused one of its employees to drown while dredging an icy Cambridgeshire watercourse.

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Proposed changes to HSE approval of training providers and qualifications for first aid following the Löfstedt Review

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

As part of the Government’s plans to reform Britain’s health and safety system, the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) Minister for Employment, the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, commissioned an independent review of health and safety legislation. Proposed changes to HSE approval of training providers and qualifications for first aid following the Löfstedt Review.

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Crown Censure of HM Prison Service

Monday, February 13, 2012

The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) today was subject to a formal Crown Censure from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after the death of a prisoner at HMP Bullingdon in Bicester, Oxfordshire.

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