HSE RSS feeds » Topic http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:02:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Essex engineer sentenced for unregistered gas work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/essex-engineer-sentenced-for-unregistered-gas-work/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/essex-engineer-sentenced-for-unregistered-gas-work/#comments Tue, 27 Mar 2018 09:44:30 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/essex-engineer-sentenced-for-unregistered-gas-work/12038 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/03/27/essex-engineer-sentenced-for-unregistered-gas-work/feed/ 0 Company fined after multiple safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-multiple-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-multiple-safety-failings/#comments Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:06:54 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-multiple-safety-failings/12024 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http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/03/21/worker-sentenced-for-unregistered-gas-work/feed/ 0 HSE urges employers to think again before investing in off-the-shelf manual handling training http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/hse-urges-employers-to-think-again-before-investing-in-off-the-shelf-manual-handling-training/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/hse-urges-employers-to-think-again-before-investing-in-off-the-shelf-manual-handling-training/#comments Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:00:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/hse-urges-employers-to-think-again-before-investing-in-off-the-shelf-manual-handling-training/12013 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/03/21/hse-urges-employers-to-think-again-before-investing-in-off-the-shelf-manual-handling-training/feed/ 0 Company and director fined for exposing workers to fall from height risks http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-and-director-fined-for-exposing-workers-to-fall-from-height-risks/ 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http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/west-midlands-man-handed-suspended-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-work/#comments Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:00:40 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/west-midlands-man-handed-suspended-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-work/11996 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/03/14/west-midlands-man-handed-suspended-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-work/feed/ 0 Company fined following unlicensed asbestos removal from primary school http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-following-unlicensed-asbestos-removal-from-primary-school/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-following-unlicensed-asbestos-removal-from-primary-school/#comments Mon, 12 Mar 2018 13:27:58 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-following-unlicensed-asbestos-removal-from-primary-school/11966 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/03/12/company-fined-following-unlicensed-asbestos-removal-from-primary-school/feed/ 0 Company and director sentenced after carrying out unregistered gas work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-and-director-sentenced-after-carrying-out-unregistered-gas-work/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-and-director-sentenced-after-carrying-out-unregistered-gas-work/#comments Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:12:02 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-and-director-sentenced-after-carrying-out-unregistered-gas-work/11957 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/03/09/company-and-director-sentenced-after-carrying-out-unregistered-gas-work/feed/ 0 Company fined after apprentice injured in fall from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-apprentice-injured-in-fall-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-apprentice-injured-in-fall-from-height/#comments Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:43:19 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-apprentice-injured-in-fall-from-height/11943 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/02/27/company-fined-after-apprentice-injured-in-fall-from-height/feed/ 0 Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials#comments Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58146 Asbestos Essentials online task sheets provide information for those in the building maintenance and allied trades on safe work with asbestos.  The suite of free-to-download HSE Asbestos Essentials task sheets has been reviewed and updated.  There is more emphasis on the importance of appropriate information, instruction and training. The sheets now indicate whether specific tasks are likely to be Non-Licensed or Notifiable Non-Licensed work (or when work requires the services of a licensed contractor).  A revised edition of the hard copy priced publication, HSG210, will be available at a later date.

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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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HSL: Process and Fire Incidents – Buxton, 18-19 Oct 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/process--fire-incidents http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/process--fire-incidents#comments Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:36:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58052 This two-day course is designed to introduce delegates to lessons learned from a number of significant or high profile incidents involving fires or chemical processes.

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HSL: Pressure Systems Awareness – Buxton, 12 Oct 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/pressure-systems-awareness http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/pressure-systems-awareness#comments Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:24:59 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58050 28This informative and experiential course is aimed at raising awareness of the hazards associated with pressure systems as well as the relevant regulatory frame work.  This course will offer delegates the unique opportunity to learn from real life case studies and forensic investigations into pressure systems failures, providing a first hand perspective of what can go wrong and why.

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HSL: Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace – An Introduction – Buxton, 11 Oct 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/management-of-hand-arm-vibration-in-the-workplace---an-introduction http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/management-of-hand-arm-vibration-in-the-workplace---an-introduction#comments Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:22:54 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58044 This course provides an overview of your duties under Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 and practical guidance on how you can control and manage hand-arm vibration risks in your workplace.

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HSL: Measurements of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 10 Oct 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/measurement-of-hazardous-substance-exposures http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/measurement-of-hazardous-substance-exposures#comments Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:11:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58042 This course is designed to give health and safety professionals a clear view of how exposure measurement can help them better understand and control the health risks posed by hazardous substances.

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HSL: Ergonomics – Buxton, 2-6 Oct 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ergonomics http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ergonomics#comments Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:09:19 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58040 The course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce. The techniques cover both the physical and psychosocial aspects of a workplace design, following relevant HSE guidance and approaches to assess and reduce risks.

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BAOHSF/EEN: Healthy Workplaces for All Ages – Promoting a Sustainable Working Life – Bradford, 24 Oct 2017 http://hse.gov.uk/events/baohsf-een.htm http://hse.gov.uk/events/baohsf-een.htm#comments Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:49:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58061 Bradford Occupational Health & Safety Forum (BAOHSF) and European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EEN) are in partnership in presenting the following FREE health and safety event.Because retirement for many is slipping further and further away it is important that companies manage the health and wellbeing of an ageing workforce. This event will give some advice and provide case studies how some of the larger organisations are already dealing with this.

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HSL: COMAH – Technical Aspects of Safety Reports – Buxton, 10-11 Oct 2017 http://https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah---technical-aspects-of-safety-reports http://https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah---technical-aspects-of-safety-reports#comments Mon, 28 Aug 2017 10:27:12 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58066 This course discusses the technical section of a COMAH safety report which should describe the Design, Construction, Operation, Maintenance and Modification of the COMAH site. The course covers the Process Safety, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Control and Instrumentation and Human Factors aspects which form the technical section of a Safety Report.

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