HSE RSS feeds » Manufacturing http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials#comments Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58146 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 are likely to be Non-Licensed or Notifiable Non-Licensed work (or when work requires the services of a licensed contractor).  A revised edition of the hard copy priced publication, HSG210, will be available at a later date.

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EXTENDED EARLY BIRD OFFER – Workplace Healthy Lungs Summit 2017 – Ends 21 Sept 2017 https://www.hsl.gov.uk/healthy-lungs https://www.hsl.gov.uk/healthy-lungs#comments Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:15:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57945 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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Health and safety events focus on sectors http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:59:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/10578 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/15/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors/feed/ 0 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 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 Agency worker traps hand in machine http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/#comments Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:35:11 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/10458 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/16/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/feed/ 0 Steel worker suffers life threatening injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/steel-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/steel-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/#comments Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:23:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/steel-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/10447 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/13/steel-worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries/feed/ 0 Firm fined for failing health and safety standards http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/firm-fined-for-failing-health-and-safety-standards/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/firm-fined-for-failing-health-and-safety-standards/#comments Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:09:28 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/firm-fined-for-failing-health-and-safety-standards/10412 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/30/firm-fined-for-failing-health-and-safety-standards/feed/ 0 Fatal accident to company Managing Director http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fatal-accident-to-company-managing-director/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fatal-accident-to-company-managing-director/#comments Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:15:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fatal-accident-to-company-managing-director/10286 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/16/fatal-accident-to-company-managing-director/feed/ 0 Volvo sentenced for worker fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/volvo-sentenced-for-worker-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/volvo-sentenced-for-worker-fall/#comments Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:15:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/volvo-sentenced-for-worker-fall/10218 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/05/volvo-sentenced-for-worker-fall/feed/ 0 Company fined after teenage work experience person injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-teenage-work-experience-person-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-teenage-work-experience-person-injured/#comments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:57:52 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-teenage-work-experience-person-injured/10200 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/02/company-fined-after-teenage-work-experience-person-injured/feed/ 0 Ejector seat manufacturer fined £800,000 for failing to protect workers’ health 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Council fined £250,000 for not protecting workers health http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-fined-250000-for-not-protecting-workers-health/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-fined-250000-for-not-protecting-workers-health/#comments Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:30:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-fined-250000-for-not-protecting-workers-health/10141 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/11/18/council-fined-250000-for-not-protecting-workers-health/feed/ 0 Worker injures hand in printing press http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-injures-hand-in-printing-press/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-injures-hand-in-printing-press/#comments Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:36:56 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-injures-hand-in-printing-press/10149 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/11/18/worker-injures-hand-in-printing-press/feed/ 0 Company fined after workers fall into pulping machine http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-workers-fall-into-pulping-machine/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-workers-fall-into-pulping-machine/#comments Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:03:03 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-workers-fall-into-pulping-machine/10128 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/11/17/company-fined-after-workers-fall-into-pulping-machine/feed/ 0 Alton Towers’ owners fined £5million over Smiler crash http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/alton-towers-owners-fined-over-smiler-crash/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/alton-towers-owners-fined-over-smiler-crash/#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:19:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/alton-towers-owners-fined-over-smiler-crash/9596 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/27/alton-towers-owners-fined-5million-over-smiler-crash/feed/ 0 HSE to prosecute manufacturing company following Red Arrow pilot death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-to-prosecute-manufacturing-company-following-red-arrow-pilot-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-to-prosecute-manufacturing-company-following-red-arrow-pilot-death/#comments Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:44:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-to-prosecute-manufacturing-company-following-red-arrow-pilot-death/9645 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/26/hse-to-prosecute-manufacturing-company-following-red-arrow-pilot-death/feed/ 0 Somerset manufacturer prosecuted for workers death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/#comments Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:16:12 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/9616 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/21/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/feed/ 0 Hemel Hempstead manufacturer fined £1m following worker’s death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hemel-hampstead-manufacturer-fined-1m-following-workers-death/ 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