HSE RSS feeds » Warehousing 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 Site and transport safety – London, 12 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:55:26 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51896 Course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risks in your business.

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Royal Mail fined after worker suffered injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/royal-mail-fined-after-worker-suffered-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/royal-mail-fined-after-worker-suffered-injuries/#comments Thu, 19 May 2016 15:00:56 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51720 AMENDED: The Royal Mail Group Limited has been fined £50,000 after a worker’s foot was run over by a reach truck in a bundling warehouse.

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Company fined after agency worker seriously injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-agency-worker-seriously-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-agency-worker-seriously-injured/#comments Fri, 06 May 2016 13:30:04 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-agency-worker-seriously-injured/9051 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/06/company-fined-after-agency-worker-seriously-injured/feed/ 0 Site and transport safety – London, 26 April 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london#comments Fri, 18 Mar 2016 15:30:13 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51228 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risks in your business.

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Site and transport safety – Buxton, 22 March 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-and-transport-safety.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-and-transport-safety.htm#comments Mon, 29 Feb 2016 11:45:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51113 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong.

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Safety notice – Use of barrier glands in potentially explosive atmospheres to meet IEC 60079-14:2013 (edition 5) http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/use-of-barrier-glands.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/use-of-barrier-glands.htm#comments Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:30:05 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50849 The current International Standard allows the use of a ‘standard’ Ex certified flameproof gland as opposed to a Ex certified ‘barrier gland’ without the requirement to apply the previous flowchart used in the British Standard. There is evidence this approach creates a fire and explosion risk. This notice provides information on what action to take.

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Site and transport safety – Birmingham, 26 January 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-and-transport-safety.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-and-transport-safety.htm#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:40:26 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50399 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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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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Logistics company fined after man injured at work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/logistics-company-fined-after-man-injured-at-work/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/logistics-company-fined-after-man-injured-at-work/#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2015 22:55:20 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/logistics-company-fined-after-man-injured-at-work/7354 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/10/13/logistics-company-fined-after-man-injured-at-work/feed/ 0 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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National Fork Lift Safety Month: 1-30 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/flta-safetember.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/flta-safetember.htm#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:20:05 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49022 Fork lift trucks remain the UK’s most dangerous type of workplace transport. Throughout September’s Safety Month – or Safetember – the Fork Lift Truck Association will be making a compendium of free resources and guides available via its website.

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National Fork Lift Safety Conference – Loughborough, 23 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/flta.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/flta.htm#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:15:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49228 Forming part of the FLTA’s Fork Lift Safety Month, the conference is aimed at managers and supervisors who oversee fork lift truck operations. The conference will feature case-histories from companies who have successfully implemented safety campaigns and effectively reduced FLT accidents in the workplace.

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Safety alert – ‘Norfolk Range’ large wheeled dry powder fire extinguishers manufactured before 2009 http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/norfolk-large-wheeled-dry-powder-fire-extinguishers.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/norfolk-large-wheeled-dry-powder-fire-extinguishers.htm#comments Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:00:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49094 Norfolk Range large dry powder fire extinguishers, manufactured before 2009 by UK Fire International Ltd, may be affected by moisture ingress at a threaded joint at the base of the unit, rendering the unit inoperable.

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