From 6 April 2012, subject to Parliamentary approval, RIDDOR’s over three day injury reporting requirement will change. From then the trigger point will increase from over three days’ to over seven days’ incapacitation (not counting the day on which the accident happened)
The agendas, papers and minutes for the HSE Board meetings held on the 25 January and 29 February 2012, are now available online.
All the latest HSE news, case studies, court stories, and guidance is now available to everyone free of charge – and it’s all just a click away, subscribe now. This issue: Refocusing health and safety, London 2012 building on lessons learned…
The following case studies illustrate how companies within the air transport industry have tackled real issues concerning health and safety.
The agenda and papers for the Construction Industry Advisory Committee (CONIAC) meeting being held on 14 March 2012 are now available online.
All the latest HSE news, case studies, court stories, and guidance is now available to everyone free of charge – and it’s all just a click away. In this issue: Refocusing health and safety – find out more about the challenges for reform, London 2012 - how the construction industry is being urged to build on lessons learned… Subscribe [...]
This film shows the animated character NAPO using fork-lift trucks and other forms of internal and external workplace transport. It includes scenes about site safety, people safety, vehicle safety, maintenance, visibility, reversing and loading/unloading.
The book covers specific health and safety issues faced by employers and the self-employed in vehicle maintenance and repair (including tyre, exhaust, and windscreen replacement); body repair, refinishing and valeting; and the roadside recovery and repair.
The Health and Safety Executive has produced a range of health and safety law products. There are various versions of the poster, so that you can select the most appropriate for your business, depending on where in the UK your business is based.
Three new case studies are now available to illustrate and encourage proportionate responses to the planning and delivery of school visits; Collegiate High School, Blackpool – Sailing through my maths, Making geography real – Managing risks on Advanced Higher Geography field trips, Kaimes School trips to Holyrood Park.
A vehicle repair firm has been sentenced over the death of a man who fell through a fragile garage roof in Manchester.
Woodworking is the only industry where machinery accidents cause more injuries than slips and trips. This example illustrates safe practice when stake pointing on a circular saw.
The Managing Director of a St Helens gas supply firm has appeared in court after he and an employee suffered multiple burns in an explosion.
Work at ports takes place throughout the day and night and in all types of weather, you may be dealing with a whole range of cargoes and working alongside a wide variety of people, including some who don’t speak English. How this guide can help you, it highlights the main hazards found in ports and [...]
HSE has put together some ‘before-and-after’ interactive case studies to help you think and talk about vehicle safety in the workplace. They are all based on events that our inspectors have reported.
This hard-hitting video illustrates the tragic cost in human terms of construction accidents and ill-health.
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HSE Chair speech to Westminster Legal Policy Forum – The future of health and safety regulation: in search of a common sense approach
‘Implementation and Enforcement: the view from the regulator’ – HSE Chair Judith Hackitt’s speech to Westminster Legal Policy Forum – The future of health and safety regulation: in search of a common sense approach, 17 January 2012.
This publication is a detailed guide to The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR). This edition provides information about the updated Regulations, which will, subject to parliamentary approval, come into force from 6 April 2012.
The Chair of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has used a visit to a Cheshire oil refinery to highlight a shining example of a proper approach to health and safety.