HSE RSS feeds » Gas 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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Firm fined after worker injured when pipe fell into trench and struck him http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/firm-fined-after-worker-injured-when-pipe-fell-into-trench-and-struck-him/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/firm-fined-after-worker-injured-when-pipe-fell-into-trench-and-struck-him/#comments Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:13:16 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/firm-fined-after-worker-injured-when-pipe-fell-into-trench-and-struck-him/10653 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/04/12/firm-fined-after-worker-injured-when-pipe-fell-into-trench-and-struck-him/feed/ 0 Suspended prison sentence for Plymouth man undertaking illegal gas work at tenanted property http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/suspended-prison-sentence-for-plymouth-man-undertaking-illegal-gas-work-at-tenanted-property/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/suspended-prison-sentence-for-plymouth-man-undertaking-illegal-gas-work-at-tenanted-property/#comments Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:12:56 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/suspended-prison-sentence-for-plymouth-man-undertaking-illegal-gas-work-at-tenanted-property/10585 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/20/suspended-prison-sentence-for-plymouth-man-undertaking-illegal-gas-work-at-tenanted-property/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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Suspended sentence for unregistered gas worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/suspended-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/suspended-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-worker/#comments Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:59:46 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/suspended-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-worker/10443 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/09/suspended-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-worker/feed/ 0 Landlord prosecuted for gas safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/landlord-prosecuted-for-gas-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/landlord-prosecuted-for-gas-safety-failings/#comments Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:29:04 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/landlord-prosecuted-for-gas-safety-failings/10414 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/30/landlord-prosecuted-for-gas-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Unregistered gas fitter fined http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/unregistered-gas-fitter-fined/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/unregistered-gas-fitter-fined/#comments Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:39:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/unregistered-gas-fitter-fined/10397 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/26/unregistered-gas-fitter-fined/feed/ 0 Worker exposed to high level of carbon monoxide http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/worker-exposed-to-high-level-of-carbon-monoxide/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/worker-exposed-to-high-level-of-carbon-monoxide/#comments Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:26:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/worker-exposed-to-high-level-of-carbon-monoxide/10400 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/20/worker-exposed-to-high-level-of-carbon-monoxide/feed/ 0 Housing association prosecuted for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/housing-association-prosecuted-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/housing-association-prosecuted-for-safety-failings/#comments Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:00:50 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/housing-association-prosecuted-for-safety-failings/10312 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/22/housing-association-prosecuted-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Building company fined for putting childminder and children at risk http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/building-company-fined-for-putting-childminder-and-children-at-risk/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/building-company-fined-for-putting-childminder-and-children-at-risk/#comments Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:04:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/building-company-fined-for-putting-childminder-and-children-at-risk/10284 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/15/building-company-fined-for-putting-childminder-and-children-at-risk/feed/ 0 RR1077 – Safe storage of wood pellet and wood chip fuel http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1077.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1077.htm#comments Sat, 10 Dec 2016 14:20:05 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52559 This report describes a study, involving seven site visits, to develop evidence to inform HSE engagement with the industry on the prevention of carbon monoxide poisonings.

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Suspended prison sentence for Plymouth landlord who endangered tenants http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/suspended-prison-sentence-for-plymouth-landlord-who-endangered-tenants/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/suspended-prison-sentence-for-plymouth-landlord-who-endangered-tenants/#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:42:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/suspended-prison-sentence-for-plymouth-landlord-who-endangered-tenants/10265 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/09/suspended-prison-sentence-for-plymouth-landlord-who-endangered-tenants/feed/ 0 Builder handed suspended prison sentence and community service following unsafe gas work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/builder-handed-suspended-prison-sentence-and-community-service-following-unsafe-gas-work/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/builder-handed-suspended-prison-sentence-and-community-service-following-unsafe-gas-work/#comments Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:36:28 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/builder-handed-suspended-prison-sentence-and-community-service-following-unsafe-gas-work/10092 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/11/07/builder-handed-suspended-prison-sentence-and-community-service-following-unsafe-gas-work/feed/ 0 Landlord given suspended prison sentence over gas failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/landlord-given-suspended-prison-sentence-over-gas-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/landlord-given-suspended-prison-sentence-over-gas-failings/#comments Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:30:14 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/landlord-given-suspended-prison-sentence-over-gas-failings/9875 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/17/landlord-given-suspended-prison-sentence-over-gas-failings/feed/ 0 Torbay plumber sentenced after illegal gas work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/torbay-plumber-sentenced-after-illegal-gas-work/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/torbay-plumber-sentenced-after-illegal-gas-work/#comments Fri, 07 Oct 2016 15:51:12 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/torbay-plumber-sentenced-after-illegal-gas-work/9708 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/07/torbay-plumber-sentenced-after-illegal-gas-work/feed/ 0 Illegal Newquay gas fitter sentenced for undertaking unregistered gaswork http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/illegal-newquay-gas-fitter-sentenced-for-undertaking-unregistered-gaswork/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/illegal-newquay-gas-fitter-sentenced-for-undertaking-unregistered-gaswork/#comments Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:27:01 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/illegal-newquay-gas-fitter-sentenced-for-undertaking-unregistered-gaswork/9546 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/15/illegal-newquay-gas-fitter-sentenced-for-undertaking-unregistered-gaswork/feed/ 0 HSE jobs – Trainee Inspectors of Health and Safety – National http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/trainee-inspectors/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/trainee-inspectors/index.htm#comments Mon, 05 Sep 2016 07:30:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52230 The current recruitment for trainee inspectors is closed, however, see if you could be right for the role?”

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Gas engineer fined for unsafe installation http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/gas-engineer-fined-for-unsafe-installation/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/gas-engineer-fined-for-unsafe-installation/#comments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:54:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/gas-engineer-fined-for-unsafe-installation/9485 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/23/gas-engineer-fined-for-unsafe-installation/feed/ 0 Man sentenced for pretending to be Gas Safe Registered http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/man-sentenced-for-pretending-to-be-gas-safe-registered/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/man-sentenced-for-pretending-to-be-gas-safe-registered/#comments Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:00:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/man-sentenced-for-pretending-to-be-gas-safe-registered/9427 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/15/man-sentenced-for-pretending-to-be-gas-safe-registered/feed/ 0 Security firms fined over death of security guard http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/security-firms-fined-over-death-of-security-guard/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/security-firms-fined-over-death-of-security-guard/#comments Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:10:58 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/security-firms-fined-over-death-of-security-guard/9417 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/12/security-firms-fined-over-death-of-security-guard/feed/ 0