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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – HSL Buxton, 8 Nov 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – HSL Buxton, 8 Nov 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016

This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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HSL: Taming Tigers-Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester – HSL Buxton, 9-10 Nov 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

The aim of this Master Class is to outline concepts and principles based on technology, risk and project management good practice.

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West Midlands welding firm fined over worker injury

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A Bilston engineering company has been sentenced after a worker was injured while operating a drilling machine.

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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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Engineering firm fined after worker suffers severe leg injuries

Thursday, September 1, 2016

A company based in Milton Keynes has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered serious injuries to his leg.

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Engineering Company in court over fork lift incident

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

An engineering company in Knowsley has been fined after an employee was badly injured when he was struck by a metal structure during a lifting process.

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Engineering firm fined after worker loses finger in lathe machine

Monday, August 15, 2016

A Hampshire based engineering firm has been fined after a worker severed a finger in a metal working lathe.

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Preventing dermatitis and dermal exposure: an introduction – Buxton, 3 March 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Dermatitis can be a life-altering condition. Dermal exposure resulting in potential harm to the rest of the body occurs across all sectors. Measures to prevent harm are often straightforward if they are correctly applied. Managers, supervisors and staff representatives will benefit from this course, particularly if they are in industries where dermatitis is prevalent.

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Safety notice – Use of barrier glands in potentially explosive atmospheres to meet IEC 60079-14:2013 (edition 5)

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The current International Standard allows the use of a ‘standard’ Ex certified flameproof gland as opposed to a Ex certified ‘barrier gland’ without the requirement to apply the previous flowchart used in the British Standard. There is evidence this approach creates a fire and explosion risk. This notice provides information on what action to take.

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Company fined after worker injured in boat hatch incident

Thursday, January 28, 2016

A Hampshire based boat company has been fined for safety failings after one of their contracted boat builders was left unconscious for 10 minutes when a hydraulic engine hatch closed on him.

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Charges over steel collapse incident – four deaths

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Health and Safety Executive has charged four parties with safety offences relating to the deaths of Thomas and Daniel Hazelton, Adam Taylor and Peter Johnson on 21 January 2011.

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Worker loses tips of two fingers in band saw

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A company who are fabricators of ducting for the building industry have been fined after a worker lost the tips of two fingers while working with a band saw.

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Company fined after failure to act on asbestos risks

Monday, November 23, 2015

An engineering firm has been fined after asbestos was found at their factory and they failed to document or manage the risks to employees or visitors to the site.

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Consultation launched on Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations

Friday, October 30, 2015

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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Engineering safety topics – The use of emery cloth on metalworking lathes

Friday, October 9, 2015

Every year there are serious accidents involving the use of emery cloth on metalworking lathes. This page highlights acceptable and unacceptable methods of use and provides further detailed information in the form of a guidance sheet.

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Engineering company fined for safety breaches

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

An engineering company firm has been fined for safety failings after a member of the public witnessed workers on a fragile roof without any preventative measures to avoid risk of falling.

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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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Coatings firm in court for legionella failings

Friday, August 28, 2015

An international engineering firm, which refurbishes turbine blades, has been fined for failing to manage the risk to public and employees to potentially fatal legionella bacteria. 

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Engineering firm fined over safety breach

Friday, August 14, 2015

A north east engineering firm has been fined for deliberately compromising the safety guards on machinery for production reasons.

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