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Category: Footwear

Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 13 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls.

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Free-to-download Safety Wizard app

Friday, February 20, 2015

A developer has launched a free-to-download health and safety app to help small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) manage common workplace risks. The ‘SME Safety Wizard app’ is structured around HSE’s Toolbox guidance.

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Footwear and leather health and safety event – Kettering, 9 October 2014

Monday, September 1, 2014

Organised by the Footwear and Leather Industry Health and Safety Committee (FLIHSC), topics to be covered on the day will include: legionella, occupational disease and managing health and safety.

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HSE51 – Regulation of health and safety at work

Thursday, August 7, 2014

HSE has published a document that explains the main features of the regulatory approach taken by HSE and local authorities to improve standards in health and safety performance. The document will be of interest to businesses regulated by HSE and local authorities, as well as others working in health and safety.

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HSE is recruiting for the role of HM Inspector of Health and Safety

Monday, July 21, 2014

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a world leader in health and safety, various locations across Great Britain. Apply now – closing date for applications is 15 August 2014.

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Tackling occupational disease

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

HSE has launched new occupational disease web pages and an online community site. Occupational disease is a big problem and organisations are already taking steps to reduce the burden. We want you to get involved – join our online community, set up to encourage the exchange of ideas and initiatives for tackling occupational disease.

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L24 – Workplace health, safety and welfare: ACOP and guidance (revised)

Monday, November 18, 2013

The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 cover a wide range of basic health, safety and welfare issues and apply to most workplaces (except those involving construction, those on a ship, or those below ground at a mine). This revised publication includes the Regulations in full, the Approved Code of Practice and guidance.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Managing for health and safety

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

HSE has launched new online guidance to help make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety. Managing for health and safety replaces Successful health and safety management (known to many as HSG65) refreshing and enhancing the existing content.

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Public consultation – Workplace health, safety and welfare

Monday, July 22, 2013

Last chance to have your say on revised Approved Code of Practice L24 – ends 30 July.

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Health and Safety Inspector jobs

Monday, July 1, 2013

Last chance to apply – trainee inspector recruitment campaign ends 10 July 2013.

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Consultation opens on new version of Workplace Regulations ACOP

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

This consultative document invites views on the revised Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L24 – “Workplace health, safety and welfare”. The consultation aims to establish if the changes make it easier for employers to understand and meet their legal obligations. The consultation began on 7 May and will close on 30 July.

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Health surveillance guidance for employers

Monday, March 18, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new guidelines on health surveillance, which may be needed if there is a risk that workers could be exposed to chemicals or other hazardous substances likely to harm their health.

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Assessment of slips safety information/literature provided by flooring and footwear suppliers

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Nearly 11,000 workers suffered serious injury as a result of a slip or trip in 2007. A key element of HSE’s work to reduce slips and trips is to raise awareness

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HSE announces new operations Director

Monday, December 29, 2008

HSE Chief Executive, Geoffrey Podger, said: “I am delighted that David Ashton is taking up this post”.

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Public consultations alerts

Friday, September 19, 2008

Sign up email or mobile phone text alerts to be informed about new consultations, reminders and

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Slip-resistant footwear: role of manufacturers and suppliers

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Advice for manufacturers and suppliers: you have a key role in ensuring that suitable products are

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Textiles Industry Advisory Committee – agenda

Monday, October 23, 2006

Meeting – 10 October 2006 TEXIAC advises the HSC on the protection of people at work and others from hazards to health and safety arising within the textile and clothing industry. Read the agenda

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