This research investigated the possible role of weaknesses in small wind turbine construction instructions in the potential for structural collapse associated with the structural supports and foundations.
Public consultation; have your say by 21 September 2014. Proposed DECC/HSE approach to implementing the offshore safety Directive, changes to onshore health and safety regulations, and review of two health and safety ACOPs.
This Consultation Document seeks views on the proposal to replace the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (Application outside Great Britain) Order 2001 with a new 2013 Order. This will ensure that all workers offshore are adequately protected by law and HSE maintains its authority to regulate offshore. Responses are invited, to be […]
This consultation seeks views on HSE’s proposals for replacing the 2001 Order and 2011 Variation Order with a new 2013 Order. The new order will – Provide legal clarity for duty holders that HSE has the power to regulate activities associated with new emerging energy technologies (EET), ensure statutory protection currently provided in 2001 Order and 2011 Variation Order is […]
Compiled by HSE’s Emerging Energy Technologies Programme, this report provides a current assessment of the health and safety hazards that key emerging energy technologies could pose, both to workers and to the public at large.
In this episode: We look at how HSE is working to support the UK’s transition to safe, low-carbon, affordable energies as we speak to Taf Powell, director of HSE’s Emerging Energy Technologies programme.
Over the next decade and beyond, the UK is set to take significant steps towards a new energy economy. This will be an economy where the technologies meeting our electricity, heat and fuel needs have to deliver against three key criteria: sustainability, security and affordability.