HSE RSS feeds » Quarries 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 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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Care home fined after boy drowned in disused quarry http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/#comments Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:41:55 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/10529 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/10/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/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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Quarry company fined after worker injured due to unguarded drilling rig http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/quarry-company-fined-after-worker-injured-due-to-unguarded-drilling-rig-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/quarry-company-fined-after-worker-injured-due-to-unguarded-drilling-rig-2/#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 12:41:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/quarry-company-fined-after-worker-injured-due-to-unguarded-drilling-rig-2/7797 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/04/quarry-company-fined-after-worker-injured-due-to-unguarded-drilling-rig/feed/ 0 HSE releases injury and ill-health statistics 2014/15 http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/index.htm#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 09:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49939 The full statistical report and industry specific data can be found online.

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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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RR1066 – The use and non-use of seat belts in the operation of forward tipping dumpers http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1066.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1066.htm#comments Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:15:03 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49513 A proportion of forward tipping dumper (FTD) operators choose to operate without wearing a seat belt, increasing their risk of death or serious injury should the machine overturn. This research aimed to better understand the reasons why some FTD operators choose not to wear their seat belt.

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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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Quarrying company fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/quarrying-company-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/quarrying-company-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:30:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/quarrying-company-fined-for-safety-failings/6967 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/22/quarrying-company-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Fatal injury statistics – summary for 2014/15 http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/fatals.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/fatals.htm#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:00:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48738 Provisional statistics on fatal injuries in the workplace in Great Britain 2015 – full-year details and technical notes.

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HSE releases annual workplace fatalities http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hse-releases-annual-workplace-fatalities/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hse-releases-annual-workplace-fatalities/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:30:01 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hse-releases-annual-workplace-fatalities/6749 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/01/hse-releases-annual-workplace-fatalities/feed/ 0 New COSHH essentials e-tool launched http://www.hse.gov.uk/coshh/essentials/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/coshh/essentials/index.htm#comments Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:00:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48387 A new and improved COSHH e-tool has been launched. Enhancements include the incorporation of Hazard (H) statements to comply with CLP Regulations in line with the Global Harmonisation System (GHS) of classification and labelling.

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Quarrying company fined for ignoring advice http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/quarrying-company-fined-for-ignoring-advice/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/quarrying-company-fined-for-ignoring-advice/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 16:00:43 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/quarrying-company-fined-for-ignoring-advice/6495 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/05/28/quarrying-company-fined-for-ignoring-advice/feed/ 0 Safety notice: Earth Moving Machinery – changes to visibility requirements http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/earth-moving-machinery.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/earth-moving-machinery.htm#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48262 There have been an unacceptable number of accidents related to visibility. Manufacturers and importers of Earth Moving Machinery should review the conformity assessment of their product ranges in respect of visibility from the operator’s position to ensure continued compliance.

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