HSE RSS feeds » Industry http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:17:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 £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 Construction worker seriously injured in wall collapse http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:34:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/10550 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/15/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/feed/ 0 Construction firm fined after worker fell from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/#comments Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:59:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/10545 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/14/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/feed/ 0 Norfolk farming company fined after death of worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/norfolk-farming-company-fined-after-death-of-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/norfolk-farming-company-fined-after-death-of-worker/#comments Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:51:48 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/norfolk-farming-company-fined-after-death-of-worker/10534 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/10/norfolk-farming-company-fined-after-death-of-worker/feed/ 0 Care home fined after boy drowned in disused quarry http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/#comments Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:41:55 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/10529 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/10/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/feed/ 0 HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors#comments Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:08:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52874 This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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Company fined after worker’s foot was exposed to machinery http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-workers-foot-was-exposed-to-machinery/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-workers-foot-was-exposed-to-machinery/#comments Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:47:25 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-workers-foot-was-exposed-to-machinery/10553 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/08/company-fined-after-workers-foot-was-exposed-to-machinery/feed/ 0 BHSEA Meeting: CDM: Is It Doing the Job? – West Midlands, 13 Mar 2017 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:27:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52931 Afternoon meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), beginning at 13.30. Main presentation from Tony Mitchell, HM Principal Inspector of Health and Safety titled ‘CDM: Is it Doing the Job?’, followed by two further presentations.

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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 21-22 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:55:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52923 This two day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Birmingham, 22 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---birmingham http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---birmingham#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:28:15 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52921 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: 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 RR1088 – Multi-site delivery issues for heavy goods vehicles http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1088.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1088.htm#comments Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:54:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52918 The purpose of this scoping study was to establish whether there were specific safety issues relating to multi-site deliveries, and how widespread these were within the UK road haulage industry. This study builds on previous work carried out on load securing of goods transported by road.

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Sentence after worker seriously injured after fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-worker-seriously-injured-after-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-worker-seriously-injured-after-fall/#comments Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:20:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-worker-seriously-injured-after-fall/10555 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/06/sentence-after-worker-seriously-injured-after-fall/feed/ 0 HSE issues MOD with Crown Censure over driver death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/hse-issues-mod-with-crown-censure-over-driver-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/hse-issues-mod-with-crown-censure-over-driver-death/#comments Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:09:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/hse-issues-mod-with-crown-censure-over-driver-death/10508 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/03/hse-issues-mod-with-crown-censure-over-driver-death/feed/ 0 Contractor fined for poor asbestos assessment http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/#comments Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:16:44 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/10506 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/01/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/feed/ 0 Animal feed manufacturer in court over worker injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/animal-feed-manufacturer-in-court-over-worker-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/animal-feed-manufacturer-in-court-over-worker-injury/#comments Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:05:41 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/animal-feed-manufacturer-in-court-over-worker-injury/10499 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/28/animal-feed-manufacturer-in-court-over-worker-injury/feed/ 0 Free health and safety seminar programme at The Cleaning Show 2017 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/27/free-health-and-safety-seminar-programme-at-the-cleaning-show-2017/ http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/27/free-health-and-safety-seminar-programme-at-the-cleaning-show-2017/#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:52:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52895 The Health and Safety Executive will be running a morning of free seminars at the cleaning show this year to help employers protect their workforce and reduce costs attributed to managing staff absence.

Topics to be covered include:

  • working at height
  • preventing slips and trips
  • occupation respiratory health
  • MSDs
  • vulnerable workers

For more information and to book your place go to The Cleaning Show 2017

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Sentence after historic home butler fatally crushed in lift incident http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-historic-home-butler-fatally-crushed-in-lift-incident/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-historic-home-butler-fatally-crushed-in-lift-incident/#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:30:40 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-historic-home-butler-fatally-crushed-in-lift-incident/10486 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/27/sentence-after-historic-home-butler-fatally-crushed-in-lift-incident/feed/ 0 Oldham building contractor in court over fall from height risk http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/#comments Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:17:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/10483 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/24/oldham-building-contractor-in-court-over-fall-from-height-risk/feed/ 0 Care worker imprisoned after the death of service user http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-worker-imprisoned-after-the-death-of-service-user/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-worker-imprisoned-after-the-death-of-service-user/#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:22:14 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-worker-imprisoned-after-the-death-of-service-user/10470 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/22/care-worker-imprisoned-after-the-death-of-service-user/feed/ 0