HSE RSS feeds » Industry 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: Site and Transport Safety – Buxton, 5 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety#comments Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:25:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57800 Vehicle movements and loading and unloading vehicles can be some of the most dangerous activities carried out on a worksite.
This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Birmingham, 12 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:37:47 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57817 Vehicle movements and loading and unloading vehicles can be some of the most dangerous activities carried out on a worksite.
This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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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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HSL: RM³ – Understanding and Using the Risk Management Maturity Model (RM³) – London, 20-21 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rm³---understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm³)---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rm³---understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm³)---london#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:31:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57851 HSL is delighted to be collaborating with ORR to deliver training on RM³. HSL’s comprehensive understanding of RM³ and best practice in the field of health & safety risk management across a range of industries, along with our knowledge of regulation puts us in the best position to help you to implement RM³ effectively and achieve excellence in H&S risk management.

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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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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton – 5 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards#comments Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:56:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57804 This course deals with important flammable risks at Major Hazards sites for which new knowledge or guidance has become available recently.

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Company and contractor fined after member struck by fencing wire http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-and-contractor-fined-after-member-struck-by-fencing-wire/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-and-contractor-fined-after-member-struck-by-fencing-wire/#comments Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:10:54 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-and-contractor-fined-after-member-struck-by-fencing-wire/10842 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/14/company-and-contractor-fined-after-member-struck-by-fencing-wire/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 North West company fined after employee fell from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/north-west-company-fined-after-employee-fell-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/north-west-company-fined-after-employee-fell-from-height/#comments Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:11:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/north-west-company-fined-after-employee-fell-from-height/10838 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/09/north-west-company-fined-after-employee-fell-from-height/feed/ 0 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 Caring Homes fined after death of elderly resident http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/#comments Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:36:41 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/10821 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/07/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/feed/ 0 Waste recycling company fined after worker scalded http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/waste-recycling-company-fined-after-worker-scalded/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/waste-recycling-company-fined-after-worker-scalded/#comments Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:33:17 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/waste-recycling-company-fined-after-worker-scalded/10831 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/07/waste-recycling-company-fined-after-worker-scalded/feed/ 0 HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Buxton, 18 May 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:11:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57704 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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HSL: Measurement of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 16 May 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/measurement-of-hazardous-substance-exposures http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/measurement-of-hazardous-substance-exposures#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:08:40 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57702 This course is designed to give health and safety professionals a clear view of how exposure measurement can help them better understand and control the health risks posed by hazardous substances.

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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 Bakers fined after workers suffer hand injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/bakers-fined-after-workers-suffer-hand-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/bakers-fined-after-workers-suffer-hand-injuries/#comments Tue, 11 Apr 2017 08:44:41 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/bakers-fined-after-workers-suffer-hand-injuries/10649 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/04/11/bakers-fined-after-workers-suffer-hand-injuries/feed/ 0 New addition to Legionnaires’ FAQ page http://hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/faqs.htm#Testing-monitoring http://hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/faqs.htm#Testing-monitoring#comments Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:00:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57650 New addition to the Legionnaires’ disease frequently asked questions page covering HSE’s current position on quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) in the management of legionella risks

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