HSE RSS feeds » Engineering http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:49:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: Machinery Series – Designing & Specifying Safety Related Control Systems – Buxton, 13 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---designing--specifying-safety-related-control-systems http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---designing--specifying-safety-related-control-systems#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 08:57:27 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57831 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 the use of examples of how to and how not to do it.

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HSL: Principles of Incident Investigation and Failure Analysis – 6 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/principles-of-incident-investigation-and-failure-analysis http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/principles-of-incident-investigation-and-failure-analysis#comments Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:19:04 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57807 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 tactics of the failure analysis process from the initial response through to presenting your findings.

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Engineering company fined after worker suffers hand injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-company-fined-after-worker-suffers-hand-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-company-fined-after-worker-suffers-hand-injury/#comments Thu, 08 Jun 2017 10:31:58 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-company-fined-after-worker-suffers-hand-injury/10833 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/08/engineering-company-fined-after-worker-suffers-hand-injury/feed/ 0 HSL: Practical Management of Local Exhaust Ventilation Controls – BOHS Approved – Buxton, 26 April 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/lev---practical-management-of-local-exhaust-ventilation-controls---bohs-approved http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/lev---practical-management-of-local-exhaust-ventilation-controls---bohs-approved#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:04:24 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57690 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 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:30:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57677 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 http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-crushed-in-machinery/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-crushed-in-machinery/#comments Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:00:27 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-crushed-in-machinery/10651 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/04/12/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-crushed-in-machinery/feed/ 0 Engineering company fined after worker crushed http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-company-fined-after-worker-crushed/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-company-fined-after-worker-crushed/#comments Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:15:59 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-company-fined-after-worker-crushed/10617 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/31/engineering-company-fined-after-worker-crushed/feed/ 0 £160,000 fine for aircraft company after workers fell from the tail of a plane http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:59:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/10557 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/15/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/feed/ 0 HSL: Taming Tigers: Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester, Buxton, 30-31 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester#comments Mon, 06 Mar 2017 16:25:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52878 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester/feed/ 0 Oxfordshire based company fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oxfordshire-based-company-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oxfordshire-based-company-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Mon, 06 Feb 2017 10:14:54 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oxfordshire-based-company-fined-for-safety-failings/10426 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/06/oxfordshire-based-company-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Overhead crane worker suffers life threatening injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/overhead-crane-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/overhead-crane-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/#comments Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:31:58 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/overhead-crane-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/10417 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/01/overhead-crane-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/feed/ 0 RR1075 – Benefits of data management and data trending in the UK Continental Shelf oil and gas industry http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1075.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1075.htm#comments Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:43:08 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52561 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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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – HSL Buxton, 8 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification#comments Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:09:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52370 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 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification#comments Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:58:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52375 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 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester#comments Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:08:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52362 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 http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/#comments Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:26:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/9542 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/15/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/feed/ 0 HSE jobs – Trainee Inspectors of Health and Safety – National http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/trainee-inspectors/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/trainee-inspectors/index.htm#comments Mon, 05 Sep 2016 07:30:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52230 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 http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-severe-leg-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-severe-leg-injuries/#comments Thu, 01 Sep 2016 10:33:40 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-severe-leg-injuries/9514 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/01/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-severe-leg-injuries/feed/ 0 Engineering Company in court over fork lift incident http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-company-in-court-over-fork-lift-incident/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-company-in-court-over-fork-lift-incident/#comments Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:59:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-company-in-court-over-fork-lift-incident/9492 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/30/engineering-company-in-court-over-fork-lift-incident/feed/ 0 Engineering firm fined after worker loses finger in lathe machine http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/#comments Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:07:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/9441 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/15/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/feed/ 0