HSE RSS feeds » Engineering http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:17:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 RR1075 – Benefits of data management and data trending in the UK Continental Shelf oil and gas industry http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1075.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1075.htm#comments Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:43:08 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52561 This report describes research to identify the barriers to the take-up of data trending to support ageing and life extension (ALE) decision making, in order to identify issues that industry could address.

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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – HSL Buxton, 8 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification#comments Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:09:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52370 This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – HSL Buxton, 8 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification#comments Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:58:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52375 This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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HSL: Taming Tigers-Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester – HSL Buxton, 9-10 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester#comments Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:08:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52362 The aim of this Master Class is to outline concepts and principles based on technology, risk and project management good practice.

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West Midlands welding firm fined over worker injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/#comments Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:26:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/9542 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/15/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/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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Engineering firm fined after worker suffers severe leg injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-severe-leg-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-severe-leg-injuries/#comments Thu, 01 Sep 2016 10:33:40 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-severe-leg-injuries/9514 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/01/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-severe-leg-injuries/feed/ 0 Engineering Company in court over fork lift incident http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-company-in-court-over-fork-lift-incident/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-company-in-court-over-fork-lift-incident/#comments Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:59:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-company-in-court-over-fork-lift-incident/9492 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/30/engineering-company-in-court-over-fork-lift-incident/feed/ 0 Engineering firm fined after worker loses finger in lathe machine http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/#comments Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:07:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/9441 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/15/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/feed/ 0 Preventing dermatitis and dermal exposure: an introduction – Buxton, 3 March 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-preventing-dermatitis-and-dermal-exposure-an-introduction.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-preventing-dermatitis-and-dermal-exposure-an-introduction.htm#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:00:26 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50893 Dermatitis can be a life-altering condition. Dermal exposure resulting in potential harm to the rest of the body occurs across all sectors. Measures to prevent harm are often straightforward if they are correctly applied. Managers, supervisors and staff representatives will benefit from this course, particularly if they are in industries where dermatitis is prevalent.

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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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Company fined after worker injured in boat hatch incident http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-boat-hatch-incident/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-boat-hatch-incident/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:10:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-boat-hatch-incident/8271 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/28/company-fined-after-worker-injured-in-boat-hatch-incident/feed/ 0 Charges over steel collapse incident – four deaths http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/charges-over-steel-collapse-incident-four-deaths/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/charges-over-steel-collapse-incident-four-deaths/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:08:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/charges-over-steel-collapse-incident-four-deaths/8207 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/26/charges-over-steel-collapse-incident-four-deaths/feed/ 0 Worker loses tips of two fingers in band saw http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/worker-loses-tips-of-two-fingers-in-band-saw/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/worker-loses-tips-of-two-fingers-in-band-saw/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 11:01:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/worker-loses-tips-of-two-fingers-in-band-saw/7837 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/09/worker-loses-tips-of-two-fingers-in-band-saw/feed/ 0 Company fined after failure to act on asbestos risks http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-after-failure-to-act-on-asbestos-risks/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-after-failure-to-act-on-asbestos-risks/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:40:19 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-after-failure-to-act-on-asbestos-risks/7715 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/23/company-fined-after-failure-to-act-on-asbestos-risks/feed/ 0 Consultation launched on Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd277.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd277.htm#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:30:24 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49991 HSE is currently consulting on proposals to replace the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (DSHAR) with new shorter and up to date regulations and is also seeking views on a new shorter Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) to support the regulations. Consultation began on 28 October and closes on 23 December 2015.

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Engineering safety topics – The use of emery cloth on metalworking lathes http://www.hse.gov.uk/engineering/lathes.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/engineering/lathes.htm#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:00:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49802 Every year there are serious accidents involving the use of emery cloth on metalworking lathes. This page highlights acceptable and unacceptable methods of use and provides further detailed information in the form of a guidance sheet.

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Engineering company fined for safety breaches http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/engineering-company-fined-for-safety-breaches/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/engineering-company-fined-for-safety-breaches/#comments Tue, 15 Sep 2015 09:00:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/engineering-company-fined-for-safety-breaches/7217 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/09/15/engineering-company-fined-for-safety-breaches/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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Coatings firm in court for legionella failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:45:02 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/7112 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/28/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/feed/ 0