HSE RSS feeds » Construction http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials#comments Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58146 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 are likely to be Non-Licensed or Notifiable Non-Licensed work (or when work requires the services of a licensed contractor).  A revised edition of the hard copy priced publication, HSG210, will be available at a later date.

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EXTENDED EARLY BIRD OFFER – Workplace Healthy Lungs Summit 2017 – Ends 21 Sept 2017 https://www.hsl.gov.uk/healthy-lungs https://www.hsl.gov.uk/healthy-lungs#comments Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:15:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57945 Lung disease remains a serious problem in the workplace. This Summit will describe what HSE is doing about it, what you can do about it, and what science and evidence can tell us.

Early Bird registration up until 21st September 2017 is £350. Standard registration from 22nd September is £425.

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Construction firm fined over safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-over-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-over-safety-failings/#comments Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:40:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-over-safety-failings/10962 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/07/07/construction-firm-fined-over-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Two contractors fined after worker fell from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/two-contractors-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/two-contractors-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/#comments Fri, 07 Jul 2017 11:30:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/two-contractors-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/10890 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/07/07/two-contractors-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/feed/ 0 Company fined after failing to comply with enforcement action http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-failing-to-comply-with-enforcement-action/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-failing-to-comply-with-enforcement-action/#comments Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:13:49 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-failing-to-comply-with-enforcement-action/10848 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/14/company-fined-after-failing-to-comply-with-enforcement-action/feed/ 0 Construction company fined after worker loses fingers http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-worker-loses-fingers/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-worker-loses-fingers/#comments Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:30:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-worker-loses-fingers/10601 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/28/construction-company-fined-after-worker-loses-fingers/feed/ 0 Health and safety events focus on sectors http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:59:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/10578 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/15/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors/feed/ 0 Construction worker seriously injured in wall collapse http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:34:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/10550 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/15/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/feed/ 0 Construction firm fined after worker fell from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/#comments Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:59:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/10545 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/14/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/feed/ 0 BHSEA Meeting: CDM: Is It Doing the Job? – West Midlands, 13 Mar 2017 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:27:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52931 Afternoon meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), beginning at 13.30. Main presentation from Tony Mitchell, HM Principal Inspector of Health and Safety titled ‘CDM: Is it Doing the Job?’, followed by two further presentations.

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Contractor fined for poor asbestos assessment http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/#comments Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:16:44 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/10506 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/01/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/feed/ 0 Oldham building contractor in court over fall from height risk http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/#comments Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:17:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/10483 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/24/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/feed/ 0 London construction firm fined after workers injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-construction-firm-fined-after-workers-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-construction-firm-fined-after-workers-injured/#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:20:25 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-construction-firm-fined-after-workers-injured/10477 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/22/london-construction-firm-fined-after-workers-injured/feed/ 0 Steel worker suffers life threatening injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/steel-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/steel-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/#comments Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:23:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/steel-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/10447 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/13/steel-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/feed/ 0 Company fined for safety failings resulting in workers death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-for-safety-failings-resulting-in-workers-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-for-safety-failings-resulting-in-workers-death/#comments Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:07:50 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-for-safety-failings-resulting-in-workers-death/10452 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/10/company-fined-for-safety-failings-resulting-in-workers-death/feed/ 0 Building Contractor fined after workers fatal fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/building-contractor-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/building-contractor-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/#comments Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:54:12 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/building-contractor-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/10430 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/08/building-contractor-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/feed/ 0 Construction company director imprisoned after safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-director-imprisoned-after-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-director-imprisoned-after-safety-failings/#comments Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:28:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-director-imprisoned-after-safety-failings/10428 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/06/construction-company-director-imprisoned-after-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Worker exposed to high level of carbon monoxide http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/worker-exposed-to-high-level-of-carbon-monoxide/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/worker-exposed-to-high-level-of-carbon-monoxide/#comments Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:26:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/worker-exposed-to-high-level-of-carbon-monoxide/10400 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/20/worker-exposed-to-high-level-of-carbon-monoxide/feed/ 0 Refurb health and safety event for construction workers http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/refurb-health-and-safety-event-for-construction-workers/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/refurb-health-and-safety-event-for-construction-workers/#comments Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:44:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/refurb-health-and-safety-event-for-construction-workers/10354 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/17/refurb-health-and-safety-event-for-construction-workers/feed/ 0 Construction Company fined after contractor receives life changing injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-contractor-receives-life-changing-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-contractor-receives-life-changing-injuries/#comments Wed, 04 Jan 2017 16:00:20 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-contractor-receives-life-changing-injuries/10334 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/04/construction-company-fined-after-contractor-receives-life-changing-injuries/feed/ 0