HSE RSS feeds » Public sector http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:43:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Case 410 – Children at a school have been banned from eating pack lunches outside http://hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2017/case410-children-banned-pack-lunches.htm http://hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2017/case410-children-banned-pack-lunches.htm#comments Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:31:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58132 Children at a school have been banned from eating pack lunches outside allegedly due to health and safety

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IOSH National Safety and Health Conference – 14 Sept 2017, Nottingham http://hse.gov.uk/events/iosh.htm http://hse.gov.uk/events/iosh.htm#comments Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57930 Enhance your knowledge and debate current issues with a panel of inspiring speakers who will look at occupational health challenges.

It is aimed specifically at those who work in the public, health and social care, education, environmental and waste management sectors.

Keynote speakers include HSE’s Peter Brown, Head of HSE Health and Work Programme.

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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 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 London council fined after school injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-council-fined-after-school-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-council-fined-after-school-injury/#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:43:26 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-council-fined-after-school-injury/10488 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/22/london-council-fined-after-school-injury/feed/ 0 Health and Safety Executive (HSE) review of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/31/health-and-safety-executive-hse-review-of-the-adventure-activities-licensing-authority-aala/ http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/31/health-and-safety-executive-hse-review-of-the-adventure-activities-licensing-authority-aala/#comments Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:12:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52715 HSE are seeking the views of those with an interest in adventure activities, including schools which use or would like to use activity providers. You can take part in the consultation by using this link to an online survey https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/AALAsurvey .

Responses are required by 5pm on 15 February 2017.

You can find out more about AALA which was created in April 1996 in response to the Lyme Bay Tragedy at http://www.hse.gov.uk/aala/ .

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Hospital fined after safety failings led to dementia patient’s death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hospital-fined-after-safety-failings-led-to-dementia-patients-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hospital-fined-after-safety-failings-led-to-dementia-patients-death/#comments Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:56:33 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hospital-fined-after-safety-failings-led-to-dementia-patients-death/10176 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/11/28/hospital-fined-after-safety-failings-led-to-dementia-patients-death/feed/ 0 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 HSL: CIEH Conversion from Level 3 Award in Training Principles and Practice (TPP) to Level 3 Award in Education and Training – HSL Buxton, 2-3 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/cieh-conversion-from-level-3-award-in-training-principles-and-practice-(tpp)-to-level-3-award-in-education-and-training-(eat)-course http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/cieh-conversion-from-level-3-award-in-training-principles-and-practice-(tpp)-to-level-3-award-in-education-and-training-(eat)-course#comments Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:13:56 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52364 HSL is to run a 2 day CIEH TPP to EAT Conversion Course – this course is open to those people who already have the CIEH TPP qualification.

 

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HSE issues MOD with Crown Censure over soldier death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-issues-mod-with-crown-censure-over-soldier-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-issues-mod-with-crown-censure-over-soldier-death/#comments Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:07:53 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-issues-mod-with-crown-censure-over-soldier-death/9660 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/29/hse-issues-mod-with-crown-censure-over-soldier-death/feed/ 0 HSL: COMAH Compliance for Lower Tier Establishments – HSL Buxton, 18 Oct 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-compliance-for-lower-tier-establishments http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-compliance-for-lower-tier-establishments#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:37:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52285 This course identifies the COMAH duties for Lower Tier establishments and what needs to be done to comply with them. It also explains the duties that fall to the Competent Authority (CA) and Local Government.

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School fined for safety failings at summer camp http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-fined-for-safety-failings-at-summer-camp/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-fined-for-safety-failings-at-summer-camp/#comments Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:19:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-fined-for-safety-failings-at-summer-camp/9540 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/14/school-fined-for-safety-failings-at-summer-camp/feed/ 0 HSE jobs – Trainee Inspectors of Health and Safety – National http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/trainee-inspectors/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/trainee-inspectors/index.htm#comments Mon, 05 Sep 2016 07:30:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52230 The current recruitment for trainee inspectors is closed, however, see if you could be right for the role?”

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Essex school fined after refurbishment disturbs asbestos http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-school-fined-after-refurbishment-disturbs-asbestos/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-school-fined-after-refurbishment-disturbs-asbestos/#comments Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:14:50 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-school-fined-after-refurbishment-disturbs-asbestos/9341 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/22/essex-school-fined-after-refurbishment-disturbs-asbestos/feed/ 0 Support Worker sentenced after severely disabled woman choked and died http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/support-worker-sentenced-after-severely-disabled-woman-choked-and-died/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/support-worker-sentenced-after-severely-disabled-woman-choked-and-died/#comments Fri, 08 Jul 2016 12:52:50 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/support-worker-sentenced-after-severely-disabled-woman-choked-and-died/9265 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/08/support-worker-sentenced-after-severely-disabled-woman-choked-and-died/feed/ 0 Annual workplace fatality statistics published http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/#comments Wed, 06 Jul 2016 09:00:02 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/9240 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/06/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/feed/ 0 Healthcare company fined after death of elderly resident http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/healthcare-company-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/healthcare-company-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/#comments Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:00:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/healthcare-company-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/9236 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/30/healthcare-company-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/feed/ 0 Worker fatally crushed by refuse collection vehicle – firms fined £815,000 http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-fatally-crushed-by-refuse-collection-vehicle-firms-fined-815000/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-fatally-crushed-by-refuse-collection-vehicle-firms-fined-815000/#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2016 19:35:14 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-fatally-crushed-by-refuse-collection-vehicle-firms-fined-815000/9182 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/10/worker-fatally-crushed-by-refuse-collection-vehicle-firms-fined-815000/feed/ 0 Sharps inspection initiative 2015/16: Summary of findings http://www.hse.gov.uk/healthservices/needlesticks/inspection-campaign.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/healthservices/needlesticks/inspection-campaign.htm#comments Tue, 24 May 2016 13:40:01 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51757 An inspection initiative was carried out in 2015/16 to identify any common causes of non-compliance with legislation designed to protect staff from the risk of exposure to blood borne viruses. A summary document – Prevention and management of sharps injuries: Inspection of NHS Organisations – describes the findings.

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Ban on throwing mortar boards is a tired health and safety myth http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/ban-on-throwing-mortar-boards-is-a-tired-health-and-safety-myth/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/ban-on-throwing-mortar-boards-is-a-tired-health-and-safety-myth/#comments Wed, 18 May 2016 12:00:50 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/ban-on-throwing-mortar-boards-is-a-tired-health-and-safety-myth/9089 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/18/ban-on-throwing-mortar-boards-is-a-tired-health-and-safety-myth/feed/ 0