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Category: Fire and explosion

HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – Buxton, 19 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

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

Monday, August 28, 2017

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: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 19 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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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NASHiCS – National Health & Safety Conference for Social Care -“The Fair Way to a Safer Way” – 12-13 Sept 2017, Northamptonshire

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Organised by the National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services, speakers for this event include Alan Craddock, Head of Public Services HSE, UNISON, Universities of York, Sheffield the CQC and a range of technical experts.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 13 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

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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Company fined after uncontrolled fire

Monday, June 12, 2017

Vertellus Specialties UK Limited has today been fined after an uncontrolled fire at the company’s Seal Sands premises in Middlesbrough.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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: Process and Fire Incidents – Buxton, 1-2 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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: Process & Fire Incidents – Buxton, 1-2 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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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Distillery blaze left 21-year-old worker engulfed in flames

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A distillery in Oldbury has been fined after an employee was engulfed in flames in a fire that destroyed the warehouse and its contents.

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A rocket motor company fined for safety failings

Friday, July 8, 2016

An engineering company in Worcestershire, has been fined more than £380,000 for safety failings.

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Process and fire incidents – Buxton, 5-6 July 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

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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Company fined for release of natural gas and crude oil

Monday, May 23, 2016

A Hampshire-based energy company has been fined for releasing natural gas and crude oil.

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Hazardous area classification – Buxton, 9 June 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) require that areas where accidental releases of dangerous substances could occur are identified and classified according to the likelihood of the formation of a flammable atmosphere.

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Explosion at vehicle seat manufacturer injures worker

Friday, April 22, 2016

A vehicle seat manufacturing company based in Ebbw Vale, has been fined after a worker was injured from an explosion.

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L65 – Prevention of fire and explosion, and emergency response on offshore installations: Approved Code of Practice and guidance (Third edition)

Monday, April 11, 2016

This Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and associated guidance provides practical advice on how you can comply with the requirements of the regulations. It provides guidance to those who own, operate or work on offshore installations and looks at how to prevent fires and explosions as well as how to protect people should they occur.

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Contractor fined after worker injured in cable strike

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A Helensburgh-based contracting company has been fined after a worker hit an underground cable and suffered burns to his hands and face whilst working on a primary school refurbishment project.

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DSEAR compliance for managers and supervisors – Buxton, 14 April 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

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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DSEAR compliance for managers and supervisors – Buxton, 17 March 2016

Thursday, February 18, 2016

This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them.

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Manufacturing company and director fined for safety failings

Thursday, February 11, 2016

A manufacturing company based in Shrewsbury and its director have been fined after an empty 45 gallon steel drum once containing flammable liquid caught fire and exploded when being cut in half.

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