HSE RSS feeds » New publications 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 INDG478 – Risk assessment of pushing and pulling (RAPP) tool http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg478.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg478.htm#comments Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:28:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52236 This new tool is aimed at those responsible for health and safety in workplaces – employers, managers and safety representatives. It will help you identify high-risk pushing and pulling operations and check the effectiveness of any risk-reduction measures.

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MS38 – Offshore first-aid qualifications: A guide for training organisations approved under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989 http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/MS38.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/MS38.htm#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:10:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51376 This guidance explains how to gain and maintain approval to run offshore first-aid (OFA) courses and will help new and existing training providers develop and maintain appropriate standards of OFA training. The guidance has been revised to reflect changes to the ACOP.

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MS39 – Offshore medic qualifications: A guide for training organisations approved under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989 http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/MS39.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/MS39.htm#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:00:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51378 This guidance explains how to gain and maintain approval to run offshore medic courses and will help new and existing training providers develop and maintain appropriate standards of offshore medic training. The guidance has been revised to reflect changes to the ACOP.

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L154 – The Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc) Regulations 2015: Guidance on Regulations http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l154.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l154.htm#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 10:15:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48867 This guidance is for anyone who has duties under the Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc) Regulations 2015 (SCR 2015), for example licensees, production installation operators, non-production installation owners and well operators. It provides advice and explains the regulatory requirements to those who may be affected by SCR 2015.

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CAIS26 – Preventing exposure to carbon monoxide in commercial kitchens http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/cais26.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/cais26.htm#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 17:15:47 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50296 The guidance is aimed specifically at employers who use solid fuel appliances such as tandoori ovens, charcoal grills and wood-fired pizza ovens in commercial kitchens.

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Health and safety at work – Vital statistics 2015 poster http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/statsposter15.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/statsposter15.htm#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 08:00:52 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50268 To tie in with the 2015 health and safety statistics release, this new poster visualises the key elements in an infographic style. Order your copy from HSE Books.

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HSR25 – The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989: Guidance on Regulations (Third edition) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsr25.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsr25.htm#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:30:52 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49800 This new edition highlights what can be done by dutyholders to achieve electrical safety compliance with the duties imposed by the Regulations. References to relevant regulations, standards and publications have been updated.

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INDG470 – Handling newspaper and magazine bundles http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg470.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg470.htm#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:00:22 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49812 This leaflet is aimed at employers and others involved in the production and distribution of newspaper and magazine bundles and includes advice for newsagents. It includes guidance on the task, the load, the working environment and individual capability as well as specific advice on loading vehicles, moving loads and making up orders.

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HSG280 – Guidance for licence holders on the containment and control of specified animal pathogens http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg280.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg280.htm#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 14:30:56 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48127 On 1 April 2015, HSE became the licensing authority for issuing Specified Animal Pathogens Order (SAPO) licences, in addition to being responsible for inspection and enforcement. This guidance is aimed at SAPO licence holders, users and biosafety professionals. It describes the containment and control measures and related management arrangements which must be applied.

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L153 – Managing health and safety in construction – CDM 2015: Guidance on Regulations http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l153.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l153.htm#comments Thu, 14 May 2015 09:00:29 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48025 The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force on 6 April 2015, replacing CDM 2007. This publication provides guidance on the legal requirements and is available to help anyone with duties under the Regulations.

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