HSE RSS feeds » Topic http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 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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HSL: Slips and Trips-Falls Prevention – Buxton, 31 Oct 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/slips-and-trips---falls-prevention- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/slips-and-trips---falls-prevention-#comments Mon, 28 Aug 2017 07:58:27 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58059 This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls.

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 31 Oct 2017 https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Mon, 28 Aug 2017 07:54:46 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58057 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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HSL: Practical Management of Local Exhaust Ventilation Controls – BOHS Approved – Buxton, 17 Oct 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/lev---practical-management-of-local-exhaust-ventilation-controls---bohs-approved http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/lev---practical-management-of-local-exhaust-ventilation-controls---bohs-approved#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:58:27 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58036 The course will demonstrate how to successfully manage LEV systems in order to get effective, efficient, and reliable control of contaminants at least cost.

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HSL: Human Factors in Accident and Incident Investigations – Buxton, 26-27 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/human-factors-in-accident-and-incident-investigations- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/human-factors-in-accident-and-incident-investigations-#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:30:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58034 This course is designed to give participants an impartial and pragmatic understanding (and experience) of some of the techniques that are available for investigating Human Factors issues.

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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: Predictive Aspects of COMAH – Buxton, 26-27 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-predictive-aspects-of-comah http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-predictive-aspects-of-comah#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:11:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58032 This course is intended for risk assessment specialists and ‘intelligent customers’ who buy in risk assessment services. It gives an overview of the requirements for the predictive (risk assessment) aspects of a safety report under the Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations (COMAH) from the point of view of safety. The course gives an overview of different risk assessment approaches, and explains how the approach needs to be selected to be proportionate to the risk.

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HSL: RM³ – Understanding and Using the Risk Management Maturity Model (RM³) – London, 20-21 Sept 2017 https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rm³---understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm³)---london https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rm³---understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm³)---london#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:07:33 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58030 HSL is delighted to be collaborating with ORR to deliver training on RM³. HSL’s comprehensive understanding of RM³ and best practice in the field of health & safety risk management across a range of industries, along with our knowledge of regulation puts us in the best position to help you to implement RM³ effectively and achieve excellence in H&S risk management.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 19 Sept 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 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:52:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58026 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: Site and Transport Safety – Buxton, 14 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:33:12 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58024 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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HSL: Machinery Series – Designing & Specifying Safety Related Control Systems – Buxton, 14 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---designing--specifying-safety-related-control-systems http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---designing--specifying-safety-related-control-systems#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:21:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58016 This course will help delegates understand how to specify and design safety related control circuits which comply with the requirements of both the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations. It explains how these, other regulations and standards are applied to real-life situations, through the use of examples of how to and how not to do it.

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HSL: Machinery Series – Machinery Directive – Buxton, 13 Sept 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 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:53:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58014 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.

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HSL: Machinery Risk Aseessment Essentials – Buxton, 12 Sept 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 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:49:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58012 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. This course assumes a basic level of understanding of machinery safety such as that given in the machinery safety basics course that takes place on the previous day. Anyone who also needs a thorough understanding of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regs should take this course in combination with the Machinery Safety Basics course held on the previous day.

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