HSE RSS feeds » Woodworking http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:17:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 RR1077 – Safe storage of wood pellet and wood chip fuel http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1077.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1077.htm#comments Sat, 10 Dec 2016 14:20:05 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52559 This report describes a study, involving seven site visits, to develop evidence to inform HSE engagement with the industry on the prevention of carbon monoxide poisonings.

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Timber company fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/timber-company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/timber-company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/#comments Mon, 04 Jul 2016 16:16:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/timber-company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/9244 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/04/timber-company-fined-for-safety-failings-2/feed/ 0 Firm fined after worker’s hand was caught in machinery http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-workers-hand-was-caught-in-machinery/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-workers-hand-was-caught-in-machinery/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:00:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-workers-hand-was-caught-in-machinery/8081 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/12/firm-fined-after-workers-hand-was-caught-in-machinery/feed/ 0 Companies sentenced in HSE inspector’s “most horrific case” http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/companies-sentenced-in-hse-inspectors-most-horrific-case/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/companies-sentenced-in-hse-inspectors-most-horrific-case/#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 16:05:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/companies-sentenced-in-hse-inspectors-most-horrific-case/7789 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/04/companies-sentenced-in-hse-inspectors-most-horrific-case/feed/ 0 Carpenter in court after trainee’s fingers were severed http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/carpenter-in-court-after-trainees-fingers-were-severed/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/carpenter-in-court-after-trainees-fingers-were-severed/#comments Thu, 05 Nov 2015 14:00:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/carpenter-in-court-after-trainees-fingers-were-severed/7553 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/05/carpenter-in-court-after-trainees-fingers-were-severed/feed/ 0 Woodworking firm fined over safety breach http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodworking-firm-fined-over-safety-breach/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodworking-firm-fined-over-safety-breach/#comments Fri, 16 Oct 2015 13:52:06 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodworking-firm-fined-over-safety-breach/7378 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/10/16/woodworking-firm-fined-over-safety-breach/feed/ 0 Worker injures hand on unguarded machinery http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/worker-injures-hand-on-unguarded-machinery/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/worker-injures-hand-on-unguarded-machinery/#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:00:46 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/worker-injures-hand-on-unguarded-machinery/7350 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/10/12/worker-injures-hand-on-unguarded-machinery/feed/ 0 Agency worker suffers injuries from unguarded machinery http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/agency-worker-suffers-injuries-from-unguarded-machinery/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/agency-worker-suffers-injuries-from-unguarded-machinery/#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:50:36 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/agency-worker-suffers-injuries-from-unguarded-machinery/7348 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/10/12/agency-worker-suffers-injuries-from-unguarded-machinery/feed/ 0 Saw mill fined after employee suffers severe hand injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/saw-mill-fined-after-employee-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/saw-mill-fined-after-employee-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/#comments Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:30:44 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/saw-mill-fined-after-employee-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/7328 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/10/07/saw-mill-fined-after-employee-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/feed/ 0 Fencing company fined after worker injured in machinery http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/fencing-company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-machinery/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/fencing-company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-machinery/#comments Fri, 11 Sep 2015 21:15:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/fencing-company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-machinery/7180 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/09/11/fencing-company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-machinery/feed/ 0 Woodham Ferrers firm fined for ignoring safety law http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodham-ferrers-firm-fined-for-ignoring-safety-law/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodham-ferrers-firm-fined-for-ignoring-safety-law/#comments Thu, 10 Sep 2015 13:00:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodham-ferrers-firm-fined-for-ignoring-safety-law/7153 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/09/10/woodham-ferrers-firm-fined-for-ignoring-safety-law/feed/ 0 Firm fined after worker injures hand at saw mill http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-worker-injures-hand-at-saw-mill/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-worker-injures-hand-at-saw-mill/#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:00:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-worker-injures-hand-at-saw-mill/7096 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/25/firm-fined-after-worker-injures-hand-at-saw-mill/feed/ 0 Timber manufacturer fined after employee suffers severe hand injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/timber-manufacturer-fined-after-employee-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/timber-manufacturer-fined-after-employee-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/#comments Tue, 11 Aug 2015 15:30:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/timber-manufacturer-fined-after-employee-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/7023 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/11/timber-manufacturer-fined-after-employee-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/feed/ 0 Woodwork company fined after worker lost fingers http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodwork-company-fined-after-worker-lost-fingers/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodwork-company-fined-after-worker-lost-fingers/#comments Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:45:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/woodwork-company-fined-after-worker-lost-fingers/6960 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/03/woodwork-company-fined-after-worker-lost-fingers/feed/ 0 ‘Dust hub’ microsite launched http://www.hse.gov.uk/dust/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/dust/index.htm#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:30:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48657 This site provides information to help employers control exposure to dust in the workplace. You can find guidance on health and safety issues related to dust and answers to some frequently asked questions.

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Timber manufacturer fined after apprentice suffers severe hand injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/timber-manufacturer-fined-after-apprentice-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/timber-manufacturer-fined-after-apprentice-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/#comments Mon, 01 Jun 2015 13:30:58 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/timber-manufacturer-fined-after-apprentice-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/6515 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/01/timber-manufacturer-fined-after-apprentice-suffers-severe-hand-injuries/feed/ 0