HSE RSS feeds » Fire and rescue services 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 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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Consultation launched on Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd277.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd277.htm#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:30:24 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49991 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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Fire and Rescue Services Open Day – HSL Buxton, 17 November 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-fire-rescue-services-open-day.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-fire-rescue-services-open-day.htm#comments Mon, 19 Oct 2015 08:00:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49889 HSL undertakes a variety of scientific and engineering work related to fire fighters. This open day is an opportunity for you to come and meet our experts and discuss common issues.

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Turban-wearing Sikhs – extension of head protection exemption http://www.hse.gov.uk/contact/faqs/sikhs-head-protection.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/contact/faqs/sikhs-head-protection.htm#comments Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:30:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49715 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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SIESO 21: Complacency Today – Disaster Tomorrow – Manchester, 12 October 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/sieso-annual-conference.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/sieso-annual-conference.htm#comments Thu, 17 Sep 2015 07:00:33 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49469 While SIESO 21 still has a vital input from the Competent Authorities on COMAH, it also addresses a wider range of topics that will be of interest to all whose task it is to prevent, prepare for, and ultimately manage major incidents. HSE will be at the event to present the latest information about COMAH 2015.

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