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Category: Emerging Energy Technologies

RR1077 – Safe storage of wood pellet and wood chip fuel

Saturday, December 10, 2016

This report describes a study, involving seven site visits, to develop evidence to inform HSE engagement with the industry on the prevention of carbon monoxide poisonings.

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HSL: Anticipating and adapting to change in the world of work – HSL Buxton, 28 Sept 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

In this one day workshop we will introduce to you to the work of the HSL Foresight Centre and show how companies can benefit from anticipating and adapting to the changing world.

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RR1081 – Review of Small Wind Turbine Construction Instructions and specifically for Structural Supports and Foundations

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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.

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Offshore Directive – public consultation

Monday, July 28, 2014

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.

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Changes to reporting incidents involving the public electricity supply system

Monday, November 4, 2013

Advice for generators, transmittors, distributors and suppliers of electricity on reporting incidents under the ESQCR or RIDDOR.

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CD232: Proposals to replace the existing Application outside Great Britain Order 2001 – Consultation ends 4 July 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012

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 […]

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CD232: Public consultation – offshore Incorporating EET into legislation

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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 […]

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Health and safety in the new energy economy

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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.

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Podcast – Emerging energy technologies

Friday, February 25, 2011

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.

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Health and safety in the new energy economy

Thursday, February 10, 2011

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.

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HSE Podcast – emerging energy technologies

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

In this episode: HSE’s Taf Powell talks about HSE’s contribution to ensuring secure, clean and affordable energy for Britain in the future.

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Emerging Energy Technologies

Friday, August 21, 2009

New website – HSE’s response to Government plans to introduce alternative (non-nuclear) energy technologies to combat climate change.

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