HSE RSS feeds » Local government 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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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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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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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 Council sentenced after legionella death at care home http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-sentenced-after-legionella-death-at-care-home/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-sentenced-after-legionella-death-at-care-home/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:11:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-sentenced-after-legionella-death-at-care-home/8164 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/21/council-sentenced-after-legionella-death-at-care-home/feed/ 0 School in court over science experiment injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-in-court-over-science-experiment-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-in-court-over-science-experiment-injury/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:45:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-in-court-over-science-experiment-injury/8075 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/11/school-in-court-over-science-experiment-injury/feed/ 0 Council sentenced after vulnerable man choked to death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-sentenced-after-vulnerable-man-choked-to-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-sentenced-after-vulnerable-man-choked-to-death/#comments Fri, 08 Jan 2016 22:40:26 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-sentenced-after-vulnerable-man-choked-to-death/8073 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/08/council-sentenced-after-vulnerable-man-choked-to-death/feed/ 0 Council road sweeper kills biker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-road-sweeper-kills-biker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-road-sweeper-kills-biker/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:30:53 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-road-sweeper-kills-biker/7893 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/15/council-road-sweeper-kills-biker/feed/ 0 Care provider prosecuted after disabled man died from severe scalding http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/care-provider-prosecuted-after-disabled-man-died-from-severe-scalding/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/care-provider-prosecuted-after-disabled-man-died-from-severe-scalding/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 12:14:34 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/care-provider-prosecuted-after-disabled-man-died-from-severe-scalding/7816 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/09/care-provider-prosecuted-after-disabled-man-died-from-severe-scalding/feed/ 0 Company fined after scaffolding blown over during dismantling http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-after-scaffolding-blown-over-during-dismantling/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-after-scaffolding-blown-over-during-dismantling/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 10:57:12 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-after-scaffolding-blown-over-during-dismantling/7814 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/08/company-fined-after-scaffolding-blown-over-during-dismantling/feed/ 0 Health and safety at work – Vital statistics 2015 poster http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/statsposter15.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/statsposter15.htm#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 08:00:52 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50268 To tie in with the 2015 health and safety statistics release, this new poster visualises the key elements in an infographic style. Order your copy from HSE Books.

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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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Company sentenced after employee received electric shock http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-sentenced-after-employee-received-electric-shock/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-sentenced-after-employee-received-electric-shock/#comments Mon, 21 Sep 2015 13:15:25 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-sentenced-after-employee-received-electric-shock/7234 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/09/21/company-sentenced-after-employee-received-electric-shock/feed/ 0 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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Playground inspector in court after boy seriously injured in swing collapse http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/playground-inspector-in-court-after-boy-seriously-injured-in-swing-collapse/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/playground-inspector-in-court-after-boy-seriously-injured-in-swing-collapse/#comments Fri, 11 Sep 2015 22:00:40 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/playground-inspector-in-court-after-boy-seriously-injured-in-swing-collapse/7182 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/09/11/playground-inspector-in-court-after-boy-seriously-injured-in-swing-collapse/feed/ 0 Council fined after man killed by swing barrier http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-fined-after-man-killed-by-swing-barrier/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-fined-after-man-killed-by-swing-barrier/#comments Fri, 11 Sep 2015 14:00:42 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-fined-after-man-killed-by-swing-barrier/7160 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/09/11/council-fined-after-man-killed-by-swing-barrier/feed/ 0 HSE is recruiting for the role of HM Inspector of Health and Safety http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/trainee-inspectors/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/trainee-inspectors/index.htm#comments Mon, 07 Sep 2015 09:00:02 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49381 This is an outstanding opportunity to join a world-class health and safety regulator. Various locations across Great Britain – apply now. Close date for applications, Friday 25 September 2015.

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Council fined for safety failings after child was injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-fined-for-safety-failings-after-child-was-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-fined-for-safety-failings-after-child-was-injured/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:20:49 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-fined-for-safety-failings-after-child-was-injured/7120 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/28/council-fined-for-safety-failings-after-child-was-injured/feed/ 0 Gloucester firm fined after elderly tenant put at risk from dangerous gas heater http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/gloucester-firm-fined-after-elderly-tenant-put-at-risk-from-dangerous-gas-heater/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/gloucester-firm-fined-after-elderly-tenant-put-at-risk-from-dangerous-gas-heater/#comments Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:00:42 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/gloucester-firm-fined-after-elderly-tenant-put-at-risk-from-dangerous-gas-heater/7054 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/17/gloucester-firm-fined-after-elderly-tenant-put-at-risk-from-dangerous-gas-heater/feed/ 0