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Category: Armed forces

HSE to administer Crown Censure to MoD over Brecon Beacons training exercise deaths

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced it will administer a Crown Censure to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) over the deaths of three soldiers on a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons in July 2013. 

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Consultation launched on Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations

Friday, October 30, 2015

HSE is currently consulting on proposals to replace the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (DSHAR) with new shorter and up to date regulations and is also seeking views on a new shorter Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) to support the regulations. Consultation began on 28 October and closes on 23 December 2015.

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Turban-wearing Sikhs – extension of head protection exemption

Friday, October 2, 2015

The exemption for turban-wearing Sikhs from the need to wear head protection has been extended from construction sites to all workplaces, with some limited exceptions. The change applies solely to turban-wearing Sikhs and relates to head protection only.

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Make an impact – Influence safety management with a career in HSE

Friday, September 19, 2014

The work we do at the HSE has a positive and far-reaching impact on UK industrial safety. Explore this site to learn more about the Specialist roles we’re offering.

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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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Statement on joint Police/HSE investigation into Brecon Beacon deaths

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Statement on investigation into deaths of three soldiers following a Ministry of Defence selection test exercise in the Brecon Beacons in July 2013.

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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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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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HSE Crown Censure of MOD over death of cadet, 14

Friday, January 25, 2013

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has been censured today over safety failings that led to the death of a 14-year-old cadet.

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First aid at work – public consultation

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Proposals to remove HSE’s approval of first aid training providers – have your say by 3 December.

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HSE brings Crown Censure process against defence lab

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

An agency of the Ministry of Defence has been censured over safety failings that led to the death of a Government scientist.

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Crown Censure for Ministry of Defence

Monday, September 13, 2010

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) today received a formal Crown Censure from HSE after potentially exposing workers to deadly asbestos fibres.

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Company fined £33,000 for asbestos breaches at MOD base

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

A subsidiary of one of the world’s largest support service and construction companies potentially exposed Ministry of Defence (MOD) workers to deadly asbestos fibres.

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‘Glamorous? Yes. Dangerous? Of course. That’s what the Army’s all about, stupid!’

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

HSE Chief Executive Geoffrey Podger responds to an article in The Daily Mail about the army, in which HSE is referred

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Z-berths in Liverpool

Friday, July 6, 2007

Documentation released following a request received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 asking for

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Crown censures for Ministry of Defence

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) called the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to its London

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Police and armed forces public service microsites updated

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Revision of information in the public services section of the website

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