HSE RSS feeds » Videos http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:17:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSE statement: Alton Towers owners’ plead guilty to safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-statement-alton-towers-owners-plead-guilty-to-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-statement-alton-towers-owners-plead-guilty-to-safety-failings/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:30:50 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51526 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 http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/electrical-explosion-leaves-worker-scarred-for-life/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/electrical-explosion-leaves-worker-scarred-for-life/#comments Fri, 18 Dec 2015 11:00:25 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/electrical-explosion-leaves-worker-scarred-for-life/7908 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/18/electrical-explosion-leaves-worker-scarred-for-life/feed/ 0 Work related injury and ill health still costing Britain £14 billion per year http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/work-related-injury-and-ill-health-still-costing-britain-14-billion-per-year/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/work-related-injury-and-ill-health-still-costing-britain-14-billion-per-year/#comments Tue, 27 Oct 2015 09:45:18 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/work-related-injury-and-ill-health-still-costing-britain-14-billion-per-year/7434 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/10/27/work-related-injury-and-ill-health-still-costing-britain-14-billion-per-year/feed/ 0 Scaffolder’s serious safety failings captured on film by horrified passer-by http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/scaffolders-serious-safety-failings-captured-on-film-by-horrified-passer-by/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/scaffolders-serious-safety-failings-captured-on-film-by-horrified-passer-by/#comments Thu, 17 Sep 2015 14:15:56 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/scaffolders-serious-safety-failings-captured-on-film-by-horrified-passer-by/7197 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/09/17/scaffolders-serious-safety-failings-captured-on-film-by-horrified-passer-by/feed/ 0 RR1064 – Investigation into exposure when the visor of air fed RPE is raised during spraying http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1064.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1064.htm#comments Mon, 14 Sep 2015 08:00:29 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49408 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/business/case-studies.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/business/case-studies.htm#comments Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:00:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48931 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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