HSE RSS feeds » MSD http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:49:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 13 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:25:02 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57835 This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation. It will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders.

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 12 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 08:31:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57826 Manual handling is one of the main causes of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), which are the second most common occupational injuries within the UK and make up nearly half of all work-related ill health seen by general practitioners (GPs) are MSD related.

This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 24 May 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:04:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57700 This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation. It will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 23 May 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57698 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation. It is suited to employers and employee representatives who intend to begin the process of manual handling risk assessment and control within their companies.

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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 22 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:47:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52835 This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation. It will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders.

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 21 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:41:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52832 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 9 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london-- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london--#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:04:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52802 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 25 Jan 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks#comments Tue, 20 Dec 2016 13:59:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52624 This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation.

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 7 Dec 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london-- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london--#comments Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:04:10 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52454 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – London, 12 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management---london#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2016 11:05:57 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51893 The course covers the key elements for office DSE risk assessment and management and provides the information and techniques required to enable anyone to become a DSE assessor.

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Manual handling for assessors – London, 13 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london-- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london--#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:49:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51901 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation. It is suited to employers and employee representatives.

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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – Buxton, 7 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management#comments Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51828 Course covers the key elements for office DSE risk assessment and management and provides the information and techniques required to enable anyone to become a DSE assessor.

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Ergonomics – Buxton, 20-24 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ergonomics http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ergonomics#comments Fri, 20 May 2016 09:30:52 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51740 This five-day course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce. No previous ergonomics or MSD experience is required.

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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – Buxton, 21 April 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-dse-risk-management.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-dse-risk-management.htm#comments Fri, 25 Mar 2016 14:40:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51255 The course will be most beneficial for health and safety providers with limited knowledge/experience of DSE risk management who wish to become an assessor.

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Ergonomics – Buxton, 11-15 April 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ergonomics http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ergonomics#comments Fri, 11 Mar 2016 12:10:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51178 This five-day course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce.

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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – London, 1 March 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-dse-risk-management-london.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-dse-risk-management-london.htm#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:40:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50909 This course will provide you with an understanding of DSE risks and approach to risk management and with the documentation to provide your employer with risk assessments.

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Manual handling for assessors – London, 2 March 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors-london.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors-london.htm#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:10:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50897 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation. It is suited to employers and employee representatives who intend to begin the process of manual handling risk assessment and control within their companies.

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Musculoskeletal disorders in the cleaning industry http://www.hse.gov.uk/cleaning/backpain.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/cleaning/backpain.htm#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:30:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50802 New webpage, replacing guidance HSG234, providing information on MSD risks within the cleaning industry.

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RR1053 – Development of an intervention toolbox for common health problems in the workplace http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1053.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1053.htm#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:56:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50605 The aim of the research was to look at the feasibility of developing a toolbox for the management of common health problems in the workplace. Reliable and valid evidence identifies the two most common health problems at work as musculoskeletal disorders and psychological ill-health (stress, anxiety and depression).

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ULDs: Risk assessment of repetitive tasks – Buxton, 27 January 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-uld-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-uld-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks.htm#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:30:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50487 The course will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders.

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