HSE RSS feeds » Docks and ports 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 RR1089 – Leadership and Worker Engagement in the Ports Industry http://hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1089.htm http://hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1089.htm#comments Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:22:00 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57870 HSE’s 2014 Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) on Safety in Docks (L148) was developed through close consultation with employer and employee representatives. This qualitative study explored how leadership and worker engagement practices were implemented in GB ports.

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Container terminal in court after worker injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/container-terminal-in-court-after-worker-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/container-terminal-in-court-after-worker-injured/#comments Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:30:28 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/container-terminal-in-court-after-worker-injured/10461 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/20/container-terminal-in-court-after-worker-injured/feed/ 0 Cargo handling company fined for safety failings after worker injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/cargo-handling-company-fined-for-safety-failings-after-worker-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/cargo-handling-company-fined-for-safety-failings-after-worker-injured/#comments Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:55:26 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/cargo-handling-company-fined-for-safety-failings-after-worker-injured/9222 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/28/cargo-handling-company-fined-for-safety-failings-after-worker-injured/feed/ 0 Plant hire firm fined after worker tipped from lifting basket http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/plant-hire-firm-fined-after-worker-tipped-from-lifting-basket/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/plant-hire-firm-fined-after-worker-tipped-from-lifting-basket/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 09:20:55 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/plant-hire-firm-fined-after-worker-tipped-from-lifting-basket/9112 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/12/plant-hire-firm-fined-after-worker-tipped-from-lifting-basket/feed/ 0 Company fined after agency worker seriously injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-agency-worker-seriously-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-agency-worker-seriously-injured/#comments Fri, 06 May 2016 13:30:04 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-agency-worker-seriously-injured/9051 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/06/company-fined-after-agency-worker-seriously-injured/feed/ 0 Firm fined after worker suffered fatal crush injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-worker-suffered-fatal-crush-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-worker-suffered-fatal-crush-injuries/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:53:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-worker-suffered-fatal-crush-injuries/8217 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/25/firm-fined-after-worker-suffered-fatal-crush-injuries/feed/ 0 Port operator fined after worker injured by capstan http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/port-operator-fined-after-worker-injured-by-capstan/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/port-operator-fined-after-worker-injured-by-capstan/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:16:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/port-operator-fined-after-worker-injured-by-capstan/8166 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/21/port-operator-fined-after-worker-injured-by-capstan/feed/ 0 CD278 – Consultation on the revision of the Freight Containers Regulations 1984 http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd278.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd278.htm#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 13:30:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50696 This document sets out proposals to amend the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984 to give effect to amendments made to the International Convention for Safe Containers 1972. In the main, the amendments introduce significant physical changes to the Safety Approval Plates on freight containers and additional safety tests. Consultation closes on 26 February 2016.

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Teesside firm fined after worker’s fatal fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/teesside-firm-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/teesside-firm-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:10:01 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/teesside-firm-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/7710 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/23/teesside-firm-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/feed/ 0 Consultation launched on Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd277.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd277.htm#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:30:24 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49991 HSE is currently consulting on proposals to replace the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (DSHAR) with new shorter and up to date regulations and is also seeking views on a new shorter Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) to support the regulations. Consultation began on 28 October and closes on 23 December 2015.

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HSE releases injury and ill-health statistics 2014/15 http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/index.htm#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 09:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49939 The full statistical report and industry specific data can be found online.

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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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Transport company fined after crate falls on worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/transport-company-fined-after-crate-falls-on-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/transport-company-fined-after-crate-falls-on-worker/#comments Tue, 15 Sep 2015 14:00:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/transport-company-fined-after-crate-falls-on-worker/7213 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/09/15/transport-company-fined-after-crate-falls-on-worker/feed/ 0