HSE RSS feeds » Equipment at work 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 Sentence after historic home butler fatally crushed in lift incident http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-historic-home-butler-fatally-crushed-in-lift-incident/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-historic-home-butler-fatally-crushed-in-lift-incident/#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:30:40 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-historic-home-butler-fatally-crushed-in-lift-incident/10486 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/27/sentence-after-historic-home-butler-fatally-crushed-in-lift-incident/feed/ 0 HSL: Machinery Series – Machinery Directive – Buxton, 29 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-directive http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-directive#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:03:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52860 This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2009 legislation, as revised, as well as the key current European and International safety standards that support the Regulations. The purpose and content of a declaration of conformity and incorporation are explained along with when to use which.

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HSL: Machinery Risk Assessment Essentials – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-risk-assessment-essentials http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-risk-assessment-essentials#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:58:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52857 This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques which demystify the process given in BS EN ISO 12100: 2010.

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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 27 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:26:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52855 This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks. This course can be taken in combination with the machinery risk assessment essentials course that takes place on the following day.

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London council fined after school injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-council-fined-after-school-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-council-fined-after-school-injury/#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:43:26 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-council-fined-after-school-injury/10488 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/22/london-council-fined-after-school-injury/feed/ 0 North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) – Bolton, 23 Feb 2017 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:36:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52862 Ladders and Steps will be the topic of a presentation given by Martin Brooke  from Bratts Ladders & Chair of the Ladder Association. This will then be followed by a presentation by Susan Moore from NMHSAG on CPD and how to approach it. North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) meet bi-monthly and are open to anyone who has an interest in health and safety at work, especially SMEs.

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HSL: Machinery Series – PUWER – Buxton, 6 February 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer#comments Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:29:24 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52706 This course covers those activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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RR1087 – Market surveillance of FFP3 disposable resirators http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1087.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1087.htm#comments Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:34:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52567 Filtering Facepieces (FFPs) are disposable Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for protection against dusts, particles and aerosols. This report describes market surveillance testing of samples of ten FFP3 respirator models from ten different manufacturers that are available on the UK market.

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RR1086 – Noise risk as described in instructions supplied with printing machinery http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1086.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1086.htm#comments Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:18:33 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52565 The printing industry uses a wide range of noisy machines that have the potential to damage workers’ hearing if the risks are not effectively managed. This report describes research that was carried out to assess the adequacy of the noise emission information provided in a sample of fifteen instruction manuals supplied by manufacturers of printing machinery.

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Worker injures hand in printing press http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-injures-hand-in-printing-press/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-injures-hand-in-printing-press/#comments Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:36:56 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-injures-hand-in-printing-press/10149 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/11/18/worker-injures-hand-in-printing-press/feed/ 0 Metal company fined after worker loses foot http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/metal-company-fined-after-worker-loses-foot/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/metal-company-fined-after-worker-loses-foot/#comments Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:08:59 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/metal-company-fined-after-worker-loses-foot/9710 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/07/metal-company-fined-after-worker-loses-foot/feed/ 0 Alton Towers’ owners fined £5million over Smiler crash http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/alton-towers-owners-fined-over-smiler-crash/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/alton-towers-owners-fined-over-smiler-crash/#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:19:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/alton-towers-owners-fined-over-smiler-crash/9596 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/27/alton-towers-owners-fined-5million-over-smiler-crash/feed/ 0 Hemel Hempstead manufacturer fined £1m following worker’s death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hemel-hampstead-manufacturer-fined-1m-following-workers-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hemel-hampstead-manufacturer-fined-1m-following-workers-death/#comments Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:57:18 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hemel-hampstead-manufacturer-fined-1m-following-workers-death/9566 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/19/hemel-hempstead-manufacturer-fined-1m-following-workers-death/feed/ 0 West Midlands welding firm fined over worker injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/#comments Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:26:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/9542 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/15/west-midlands-welding-firm-fined-over-worker-injury/feed/ 0 Worker suffers life threatening injuries after drum explodes http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries-after-drum-explodes/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries-after-drum-explodes/#comments Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:13:40 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries-after-drum-explodes/9544 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/15/worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries-after-drum-explodes/feed/ 0 Manufacturing firm fined after worker’s arm injured in roller http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/manufacturing-firm-fined-after-workers-arm-injured-in-roller/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/manufacturing-firm-fined-after-workers-arm-injured-in-roller/#comments Fri, 02 Sep 2016 14:36:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/manufacturing-firm-fined-after-workers-arm-injured-in-roller/9516 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/02/manufacturing-firm-fined-after-workers-arm-injured-in-roller/feed/ 0 Company director jailed following workers death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-director-jailed-following-workers-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-director-jailed-following-workers-death/#comments Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:44:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-director-jailed-following-workers-death/9499 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/26/company-director-jailed-following-workers-death/feed/ 0 Farm prosecuted following death of young worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/farm-prosecuted-following-death-of-young-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/farm-prosecuted-following-death-of-young-worker/#comments Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:32:55 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/farm-prosecuted-following-death-of-young-worker/9521 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/22/farm-prosecuted-following-death-of-young-worker/feed/ 0 Worker suffers serious burns after clothing catches fire http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-serious-burns-after-clothing-catches-fire/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-serious-burns-after-clothing-catches-fire/#comments Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:00:23 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-serious-burns-after-clothing-catches-fire/9432 A foundry based in Batley has been fined after a worker suffered serious burns when his clothing caught fire.

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Engineering firm fined after worker loses finger in lathe machine http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/#comments Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:07:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/9441 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/15/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/feed/ 0