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Category: Engineering

Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos

Monday, September 18, 2017

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 […]

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HSL: COMAH – Technical Aspects of Safety Reports – Buxton, 10-11 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

This course discusses the technical section of a COMAH safety report which should describe the Design, Construction, Operation, Maintenance and Modification of the COMAH site. The course covers the Process Safety, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Control and Instrumentation and Human Factors aspects which form the technical section of a Safety Report.

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HSL: Practical Management of Local Exhaust Ventilation Controls – BOHS Approved – Buxton, 17 Oct 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The course will demonstrate how to successfully manage LEV systems in order to get effective, efficient, and reliable control of contaminants at least cost.

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HSL: Machinery Series – Designing & Specifying Safety Related Control Systems – Buxton, 14 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This course will help delegates understand how to specify and design safety related control circuits which comply with the requirements of both the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations. It explains how these, other regulations and standards are applied to real-life situations, through […]

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HSL: Machinery Risk Aseessment Essentials – Buxton, 12 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques which demystify the process given in BS EN ISO 12100: 2010. This course assumes a basic level of understanding of machinery safety such as that given in the machinery safety basics course that takes place on the previous […]

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HSE: PUWER-Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 11 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.  The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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EXTENDED EARLY BIRD OFFER – Workplace Healthy Lungs Summit 2017 – Ends 21 Sept 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

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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HSL: Taming Tigers: Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester – 13-14 Sept 2017,

Friday, July 21, 2017

In this master class we aim to outline concepts and principles based on engineering and project management good practice. In addition to the subject matter experts from HSE and The University of Manchester, there will be other high profile speakers: Taf Powell – Managing Partner, Corporate Integrity Partnership; and David Warriner – Head of Primary Components Operations Improvement Programme, Rolls-Royce.

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HSL: Machinery Series – Designing & Specifying Safety Related Control Systems – Buxton, 13 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

This course will help delegates understand how to specify and design safety related control circuits which comply with the requirements of both the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations. It explains how these, other regulations and standards are applied to real-life situations, through […]

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HSL: Principles of Incident Investigation and Failure Analysis – 6 July 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

This course is aimed at individuals or companies that maintain, contract or are seeking to develop failure analysis capability. While the course will focus primarily on the investigation of mechanical and engineering failures, many of the principles covered will be directly transferable to investigations of any type.  The course will explain the common strategies and […]

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Engineering company fined after worker suffers hand injury

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thermal Engineering Ltd has been fined after a worker suffered a serious hand injury after a machinery incident.

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HSL: Practical Management of Local Exhaust Ventilation Controls – BOHS Approved – Buxton, 26 April 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Local exhaust ventilation is a commonly used method of controlling workers’ exposure to airborne contaminants. However, LEV is not always as effective as it could be and all too often fails to protect workers’ health.

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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 24 April 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.  The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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Engineering firm fined after worker crushed in machinery

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Moy Park Ltd has been fined after a worker was injured at the company’s site in Anwick near Sleaford, Lincolnshire

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Engineering company fined after worker crushed

Friday, March 31, 2017

Multi-Stroke Ltd has been fined after a worker’s left hand was crushed, causing him to lose his thumb, index and middle fingers.

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£160,000 fine for aircraft company after workers fell from the tail of a plane

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

An aircraft engineering company has been fined after two men fell about 15 feet while they were carrying out checks at the tail of an aeroplane.

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HSL: Taming Tigers: Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester, Buxton, 30-31 Mar 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

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Oxfordshire based company fined for safety failings

Monday, February 6, 2017

An Oxfordshire based, ground engineering company has been fined after a worker contracted severe hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).

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Overhead crane worker suffers life threatening injuries

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A Cleckheaton engineering firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered life changing injuries.

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RR1075 – Benefits of data management and data trending in the UK Continental Shelf oil and gas industry

Saturday, December 10, 2016

This report describes research to identify the barriers to the take-up of data trending to support ageing and life extension (ALE) decision making, in order to identify issues that industry could address.

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