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Category: Compressed air

Consultation – Proposals to exempt certain self-employed people from health and safety law

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Public consultation; have your say by 31 August 2014. Plans to make self-employed people exempt from Section 3(2) HSWA – unless their work involves prescribed activities, listed in the consultation.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Managing for health and safety

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

HSE has launched new online guidance to help make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety. Managing for health and safety replaces Successful health and safety management (known to many as HSG65) refreshing and enhancing the existing content.

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Firm in court after worker loses sight in one eye

Monday, June 10, 2013

A Tyneside autoparts firm has been fined after a worker lost his sight in one eye when a compressed air hose whipped him in the face.

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Health surveillance guidance for employers

Friday, May 31, 2013

Clear and simple guidance to help employers to understand what they need to do to check and protect their workers’ health.

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Health surveillance guidance for employers

Monday, March 18, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new guidelines on health surveillance, which may be needed if there is a risk that workers could be exposed to chemicals or other hazardous substances likely to harm their health.

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Compressed air worker’s health and exposure record (Logbook)

Friday, October 19, 2012

This logbook is for people who work in compressed air conditions. It forms a personal record of examinations of fitness to work, training and work in compressed air. It also explains the symptoms of decompression illness.

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RR904 – Mists created by the use of compressed airlines for the removal of metalworking fluids: Assessment of the possible exposure health risks

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The potential impact of the use of compressed air for the removal of residual metalworking fluids on health was investigated using a test chamber approach followed by a workplace study.

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Differential pressure hazards in diving

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

This diving information sheet is part of a series of information sheets providing guidance on diving at work.

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Cleaning of diving equipment

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

This is part of a series of information sheets providing guidance on diving at work. The information is also relevant to the recreational diving sector.

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Safe systems of work essential after contractor injured at Aberthaw Power Station

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

A Welsh company has been prosecuted after a worker was injured by compressed air.

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Diving cylinders: Guidance on their manufacture, inspection and carriage

Friday, December 4, 2009

This is part of a series of information sheets providing guidance on diving at work. The information is also relevant to the recreational diving sector.

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