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Category: Ceramics

Safety alert – ‘Norfolk Range’ large wheeled dry powder fire extinguishers manufactured before 2009

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Norfolk Range large dry powder fire extinguishers, manufactured before 2009 by UK Fire International Ltd, may be affected by moisture ingress at a threaded joint at the base of the unit, rendering the unit inoperable.

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

Monday, July 21, 2014

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a world leader in health and safety, various locations across Great Britain. Apply now – closing date for applications is 15 August 2014.

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Tackling occupational disease

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

HSE has launched new occupational disease web pages and an online community site. Occupational disease is a big problem and organisations are already taking steps to reduce the burden. We want you to get involved – join our online community, set up to encourage the exchange of ideas and initiatives for tackling occupational disease.

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Denbigh factory workers exposed to high lead levels

Friday, April 11, 2014

Nine workers at a ceramic tile factory in North Wales had levels of lead in their blood above national safety limits putting them at risk of serious health problems, a court has been told.

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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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Health and Safety Inspector jobs

Monday, July 1, 2013

Last chance to apply – trainee inspector recruitment campaign ends 10 July 2013.

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Firm in court after worker’s life-changing injuries

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Wienerberger Limited has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he fell from the roof of an industrial brick oven at a site in Bishop Auckland.

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Using cut-off saws: A guide to protecting your lungs

Monday, March 25, 2013

This leaflet has been produced by HSE and the Highways Agency and is aimed at workers in highway paving construction or maintenance work. It explains how respirable crystalline silica exposure can affect health and what to do to control the risks.

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Consultation on proposals to review HSE’s ACOPs – Analysis of responses received

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

This is a summary report of the outcome of HSE’s consultation on proposals to review its Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs).

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C3HARGE Industry Advisory Committee

Friday, December 7, 2012

The agenda for 3 October 2012 and minutes of 4 July 2012 meetings of C3HARGE (ceramics, cement, concrete, heavy clay, refractories and glass manufacturing industries joint health and safety advisory committee), now published.

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Do you use ACOPs? – last chance to have your say

Monday, September 10, 2012

Last chance to have your say on HSE’s proposals to review its portfolio of ACOPs to update and improve them as recommended by Professor Ragnar Löfstedt in his 2011 independent review of health and safety legislation. The consultation ends 14 September 2012.

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Have your say on HSE’s Approved Code of Practice review

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has opened a three-month consultation on proposals for the revision, consolidation or withdrawal of its Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs).

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Do you use ACOPs? – Consultation on proposals to review HSE’s ACOPs

Monday, June 25, 2012

HSE is seeking views on proposals to review its portfolio of ACOPs  to update and improve them as recommended by Professor Ragnar Löfstedt in his 2011 independent review of health and safety legislation. The consultation ends 14 September 2012.

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Safety notice – Avoiding trapping/crushing injuries to people in the platform of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs)

Friday, July 16, 2010

More people die from falls at work than from any other cause. The use of mobile elevating work platforms/powered access equipment has been a major factor in the reduction in falls accidents.

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Meetings of C3HARGE

Friday, May 22, 2009

The agenda for 19 February 2009 and the minutes for 29 October 2008 are now available for the Ceramics, cement,

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