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Category: Videos

HSE statement: Alton Towers owners’ plead guilty to safety failings

Friday, April 22, 2016

Neil Craig, head of operations for HSE in the Midlands said: “We welcome the guilty plea entered by Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd. Merlin has acknowledged that it failed in its legal duty to protect people on the Smiler ride.”

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Electrical explosion leaves worker scarred for life

Friday, December 18, 2015

Two construction companies have been fined £90,000 after two workers were seriously burned, and one scarred for life after they cut into a live 11,000v electrical cable.

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Work related injury and ill health still costing Britain £14 billion per year

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

More than a million people are being made ill by their work, costing society £14.3 billion, according to new figures published today.

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Scaffolder’s serious safety failings captured on film by horrified passer-by

Thursday, September 17, 2015

A scaffolder has been prosecuted after he repeatedly allowed unsafe work at height to be carried out on a busy London street.

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RR1064 – Investigation into exposure when the visor of air fed RPE is raised during spraying

Monday, September 14, 2015

Air-fed visors (AFV) are used within the motor vehicle repair trade for protection against exposure to isocyanate paints. It is common practice for paint sprayers to flip-up the visor of their AFV immediately after spraying. The aim of this project was to determine the reduction in protection and potential increase in exposure when the visor is lifted.

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Business case studies

Friday, July 24, 2015

Latest suite of video and narrative case studies, where businesses tell their stories of how they manage health and safety effectively and proportionately and how online HSE guidance helps them to do this.

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Video footage lands skip firm owner in court

Friday, May 16, 2014

The owner of a skip hire firm in Bacup has been fined after he was filmed putting an employee’s life in danger by lifting him in a digger bucket.

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DVD: Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) – A guide to the introduction and use of RPE

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

This three-part DVD will help you introduce and manage the use of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) in your workplace. The DVD includes a demonstration of how RPE can protect the wearer, how to introduce and manage RPE in the workplace, and a walk through of a typical HSE inspection focusing on RPE at a foundry site.

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Northamptonshire firm prosecuted after scaffold collapse

Monday, December 16, 2013

Northamptonshire shoppers were forced to run for safety as a scaffold collapsed and fell some 20 metres towards them, a court has heard.

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Chorley car salvage firm fined over mechanic’s severe burns

Thursday, October 31, 2013

A car mechanic suffered severe burns when the inspection pit he was standing in burst into flames, a court has heard.

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Safer sites initiative 2013 – video: ‘Turning concern into action’

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

As HSE’s campaign targeting poor standards and unsafe practices on Britain’s construction sites continues, this short film serves as a timely and poignant reminder of the consequences of failing to keep people safe at work.

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Video – Hot cutting an oil drum containing residual vapour

Friday, January 18, 2013

Flammable liquids and vapours such as petrol, diesel, fuel oil, paints, solvents, glue, lacquer and cleaning agents are found in many places of work. This film shows the serious consequences of hot cutting an oil drum that contains residual vapour.

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Asbestos Mesothelioma – Christopher Morgan’s Story

Friday, July 6, 2012

Christopher Morgan was diagnosed in November 2008 with mesothelioma – an incurable cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. He was working as a pipe fitter when he came into contact with the deadly fibres. He died in March 2010. Watch his story, listen to his advice, and pay attention to his warning: protect yourself.

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NAPO in…Safe moves – DVD

Thursday, May 3, 2012

This film shows NAPO using fork-lift trucks and other forms of internal and external workplace transport. The film is about effective organisation and management and how senior managers need to plan, implement and monitor, assess risks and take appropriate action.

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Video – Judith Hackitt introduces the Healthy Workplaces Campaign

Friday, April 20, 2012

EU-OSHA’s Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012-2013 ‘Working together for risk prevention’ began on 18 April 2012 and focuses on the twin concepts of management leadership and worker participation in occupational safety and health

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DVD – NAPO in…Safe moves

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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.

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Turning concern into action – Construction video

Monday, February 6, 2012

This hard-hitting video illustrates the tragic cost in human terms of construction accidents and ill-health.

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Maintenance work at height – Making it safer video

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The video is for those involved in working at height who carry out building and plant maintenance activities. It aims to make you aware of the steps that should be taken to ensure the work is carried out safely and to demonstrate a number of different types of access equipment in use.

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Safety and Health Awareness Days – farmers views

Friday, September 2, 2011

A short film on the views of farmers who have recently attended Farm Safety and Health Awareness Days

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Woodworking – Clean up your act

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Our wood dust exposure video Clean your act up demonstrates the high exposures you can get sweeping up and blowing down compared to using a vacuum cleaner with HEPA filters.

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