HSE RSS feeds » Surface engineering 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 Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials#comments Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58146 Asbestos Essentials online task sheets provide information for those in the building maintenance and allied trades on safe work with asbestos.  The suite of free-to-download HSE Asbestos Essentials task sheets has been reviewed and updated.  There is more emphasis on the importance of appropriate information, instruction and training. The sheets now indicate whether specific tasks are likely to be Non-Licensed or Notifiable Non-Licensed work (or when work requires the services of a licensed contractor).  A revised edition of the hard copy priced publication, HSG210, will be available at a later date.

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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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Worker suffers chemical burns at electropolishing company http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-chemical-burns-at-electropolishing-company/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-chemical-burns-at-electropolishing-company/#comments Thu, 07 Apr 2016 11:00:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-chemical-burns-at-electropolishing-company/8792 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/04/07/worker-suffers-chemical-burns-at-electropolishing-company/feed/ 0 Metal company prosecuted after employee falls from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/metal-company-prosecuted-after-employee-falls-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/metal-company-prosecuted-after-employee-falls-from-height/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 11:00:30 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/metal-company-prosecuted-after-employee-falls-from-height/7853 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/11/metal-company-prosecuted-after-employee-falls-from-height/feed/ 0 Leeds firm in court after worker hit by crane http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/leeds-firm-in-court-after-worker-hit-by-crane/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/leeds-firm-in-court-after-worker-hit-by-crane/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:00:34 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/leeds-firm-in-court-after-worker-hit-by-crane/6753 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/30/leeds-firm-in-court-after-worker-hit-by-crane/feed/ 0