HSE RSS feeds » Plastics http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 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.

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Agency worker traps hand in machine http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/#comments Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:35:11 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/10458 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/16/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/feed/ 0 Company fined after worker injured by machinery http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-worker-injured-by-machinery-3/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-worker-injured-by-machinery-3/#comments Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:55:18 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-worker-injured-by-machinery-3/8692 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/03/02/company-fined-after-worker-injured-by-machinery-3/feed/ 0 Plastics industry – updated information sheets http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/plasindx.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/plasindx.htm#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 15:00:13 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50548 The plastics processing series of HSE information sheets have been revised and updated. They give advice on safe use of machinery, reducing hand knife injuries and controlling fume during plastics processing.

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Plastics company fined after worker’s injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/plastics-company-fined-after-workers-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/plastics-company-fined-after-workers-injury/#comments Tue, 03 Nov 2015 12:05:05 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/plastics-company-fined-after-workers-injury/7559 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/03/plastics-company-fined-after-workers-injury/feed/ 0 Consultation on the transposition of Directive 2013/35/EU (EMF) http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd276.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd276.htm#comments Mon, 02 Nov 2015 09:45:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50015 This consultation seeks views on the UK’s proposed approach to implement European Directive 2013/35/EU on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields). This consultation ends on 3 December 2015.

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New COSHH essentials e-tool launched http://www.hse.gov.uk/coshh/essentials/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/coshh/essentials/index.htm#comments Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:00:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48387 A new and improved COSHH e-tool has been launched. Enhancements include the incorporation of Hazard (H) statements to comply with CLP Regulations in line with the Global Harmonisation System (GHS) of classification and labelling.

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