HSE RSS feeds » Noise 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 HSE: PUWER-Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 11 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:45:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58010 This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.  The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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HSL: PUWER–Machinery Safety Basics – 10 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer#comments Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:31:58 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57809 This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks. This course can be taken in combination with the machinery risk assessment essentials course that takes place on the following day.

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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 24 April 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:30:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57677 This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.  The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 27 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:26:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52855 This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks. This course can be taken in combination with the machinery risk assessment essentials course that takes place on the following day.

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HSL: Improving Your Health Related Risk Assessments – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/improving-your-health-related-risk-assessments http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/improving-your-health-related-risk-assessments#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:10:57 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52807 This course is designed to help the general H&S practitioner better understand the ‘invisible’ risks associated with hazardous substances, noise and vibration and aims to provide a more confident approach to these issues.

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HSL: Machinery Series – PUWER – Buxton, 6 February 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer#comments Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:29:24 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52706 This course covers those activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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RR1086 – Noise risk as described in instructions supplied with printing machinery http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1086.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1086.htm#comments Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:18:33 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52565 The printing industry uses a wide range of noisy machines that have the potential to damage workers’ hearing if the risks are not effectively managed. This report describes research that was carried out to assess the adequacy of the noise emission information provided in a sample of fifteen instruction manuals supplied by manufacturers of printing machinery.

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HSL: Improving your Health Related Risk Assessments – HSL Buxton, 29 Sept 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/improving-your-health-related-risk-assessments http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/improving-your-health-related-risk-assessments#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:16:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52273 This course is designed to help the general H&S practitioner better understand the ‘invisible’ risks associated with hazardous substances, noise and vibration and aims to provide a more confident approach to these issues.

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Manchester Occupational Health and Safety Group (MOHSG) – ‘Ten years after…the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005’ – Manchester, 28 Sept 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mohsg-sept.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mohsg-sept.htm#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:08:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52267 Afternoon meeting of Manchester Occupational Health and Safety Group that includes the above talk on ‘Ten years after…the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005’ – How well are we managing noise risks in the workplace?

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Listen Up! First European hearing conservation conference – Manchester, 2 March 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/listenup http://www.hsl.gov.uk/listenup#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:20:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50901 Attend this event and you will get the latest information on the case for change from leading international experts, hear from inspirational leaders who lead the field in finding new ways of controlling noise in a variety of sectors and gain exposure to the newest and emerging products and strategies for dealing with noise risk.

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Key speakers announced for new hearing conference http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/key-speakers-announced-for-new-hearing-conference/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/key-speakers-announced-for-new-hearing-conference/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:50:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/key-speakers-announced-for-new-hearing-conference/8140 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/19/key-speakers-announced-for-new-hearing-conference/feed/ 0 HSE releases injury and ill-health statistics 2014/15 http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/index.htm#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 09:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49939 The full statistical report and industry specific data can be found online.

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RR1060 – A critical review of evidence related to hand-arm vibration syndrome and the extent of exposure to vibration http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1060.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1060.htm#comments Mon, 17 Aug 2015 08:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49110 This report describes a systematic literature review on the nature of the exposure-response relationship between hand-transmitted vibration and the elements of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), ie the vascular, neurosensory and musculoskeletal components.

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