HSE RSS feeds » Explosives http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:43:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – Buxton, 19 Oct 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification#comments Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:40:40 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58054 This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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RR1113 – Review of Vapour Cloud Explosion Incidents http://hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1113.htm http://hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1113.htm#comments Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:24:26 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57926 Following the Buncefield explosion, a large body of published research has improved scientific understanding of the release event, the flammable cloud formation and the explosion. This report describes work done by HSE with US safety regulators to consolidate previous research and to incorporate recently published analysis into a single, systematic review of historical incidents.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 13 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 08:43:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57829 This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton – 5 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards#comments Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:56:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57804 This course deals with important flammable risks at Major Hazards sites for which new knowledge or guidance has become available recently.

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Company and contractor sentenced for uncontrolled collapse of building on High Street http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-and-contractor-sentenced-for-uncontrolled-collapse-of-building-on-high-street/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-and-contractor-sentenced-for-uncontrolled-collapse-of-building-on-high-street/#comments Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:01:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-and-contractor-sentenced-for-uncontrolled-collapse-of-building-on-high-street/10816 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/06/company-and-contractor-sentenced-for-uncontrolled-collapse-of-building-on-high-street/feed/ 0 HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors#comments Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:08:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52874 This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – HSL Buxton, 8 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification#comments Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:09:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52370 This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – HSL Buxton, 13 Oct 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:34:13 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52283 HSL is to run a course on the identification and control of risks from dangerous substances required to comply with the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).

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Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 – updated guidance http://www.hse.gov.uk/explosives/regulations2016.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/explosives/regulations2016.htm#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 10:00:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51512 The Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (ERAR2016) came into force in Great Britain on 20 April 2016 and implement the recast of the civil use explosives directive. ERAR2016 amends and updates the requirements for making civil use explosives available on the EU market.

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School in court over science experiment injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-in-court-over-science-experiment-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-in-court-over-science-experiment-injury/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:45:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-in-court-over-science-experiment-injury/8075 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/11/school-in-court-over-science-experiment-injury/feed/ 0 University fined after bomblet explosion seriously injures worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/university-fined-after-bomblet-explosion-seriously-injures-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/university-fined-after-bomblet-explosion-seriously-injures-worker/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 15:40:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/university-fined-after-bomblet-explosion-seriously-injures-worker/7985 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/23/university-fined-after-bomblet-explosion-seriously-injures-worker/feed/ 0 Consultation launched on Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd277.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd277.htm#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:30:24 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49991 HSE is currently consulting on proposals to replace the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (DSHAR) with new shorter and up to date regulations and is also seeking views on a new shorter Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) to support the regulations. Consultation began on 28 October and closes on 23 December 2015.

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Civil explosives – Record keeping requirements http://www.hse.gov.uk/explosives/record-keeping.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/explosives/record-keeping.htm#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 08:30:08 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48023 From the 5 April 2015, manufacturers, importers, distributors, and anyone who acquires or keeps civil explosives will have to keep a record of the explosives throughout the supply chain and life cycle.

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