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Category: Pesticides

CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York, 15 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents / bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York, 8 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents / bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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CRD: Plant Protection Products and Active Substances – The Current Picture – York, 7 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

This event will provide an update on the workings of the current regulatory regime, outline recent changes and reflect on experiences to date.

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CRD: Two Day Workshop on Technical Fate and Behaviour Assessment of Plant Protection Products – York, 29-30 Nov 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

The course will provide a practical introduction to the main Fate Exposure tools available for soil, surface water and groundwater. This will include practical introductions to the FOCUS groundwater and surface water models for example.

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HSE jobs – Graduate Opportunity – Regulatory Scientists

Friday, July 17, 2015

We require a number of ambitious scientific officers to join our Chemicals Regulation Directorate, working on the front line of the regulation of biocides, pesticides, and chemicals. Play your part in protecting human health and the environment from these substances. Close date for applications, 23 August 2015.

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Free-to-download Safety Wizard app

Friday, February 20, 2015

A developer has launched a free-to-download health and safety app to help small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) manage common workplace risks. The ‘SME Safety Wizard app’ is structured around HSE’s Toolbox guidance.

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HSE jobs – Regulatory Science Specialists: Biocides & Pesticides (CRD)

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Posts are within the Biocides & Pesticides Branches of the Health and Safety Executive’s, Chemicals Regulations Directorate. Close date for applications – 25 January 2015.

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New COMAH Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Delivery Guide

Monday, January 5, 2015

A new Electrical, Control & Instrumentation (E,C&I) Inspection Delivery Guide has been produced. It provides a concise guide detailing how HSE will assess compliance across its three major inspection topics – functional safety, explosive and toxic gas atmospheres and electrical power systems.

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New Electrical, Control & Instrumentation web portal

Monday, January 5, 2015

A new Electrical, Control & Instrumentation (E,C&I) web portal has been produced by HSE. It provides a clear, concise and easily accessible access point for all relevant EC&I information regarding the regulation of topics such as functional safety, explosive atmospheres and electrical power systems for duty holders in the COMAH sector.

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Gamekeeper sentenced for seven wildlife offences

Thursday, November 6, 2014

A 65-year-old north Norfolk gamekeeper has today (Thursday 6 November) been given a suspended prison sentence for seven wildlife offences.   

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Tackling occupational disease

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

HSE has launched new occupational disease web pages and an online community site. Occupational disease is a big problem and organisations are already taking steps to reduce the burden. We want you to get involved – join our online community, set up to encourage the exchange of ideas and initiatives for tackling occupational disease.

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Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR) new approvals – February 2014

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Details of new products granted approval in February 2014 and amendments to existing approvals.

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Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR) new approvals – December 2013

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Month-by-month details of new products that have gained approval via the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), and amendments to existing approvals.

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Amenity Weed Control Workshop – 11 February, University of Hertfordshire or 25 February, University of Lancaster

Friday, October 25, 2013

‘Towards Developing Guidance Notes for Integrated Approaches to Amenity Weed Control’ – These Workshops aim to further develop discussions about integrated approaches to amenity weed control on hard surfaces and consider appropriate guidance notes for users including situations where pesticide use may not be possible.

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Amenity Weed Control Conference 2013 – October 17, Leicester

Monday, September 2, 2013

The Amenity Forum holds its annual conference on 17th October 2013 at the Leicester City Football Club. The event will focus on the practical implications of recent national policy changes and initiatives, and the technical challenges facing the amenity sector.

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Specialist engineer and scientist jobs in HSE

Friday, July 19, 2013

HSE has a number of job opportunities for specialist engineers to advise and regulate health and safety within the high hazard industry. We offer a real opportunity to influence and improve safety across a wide range of activities both on and offshore.

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Health surveillance guidance for employers

Friday, May 31, 2013

Clear and simple guidance to help employers to understand what they need to do to check and protect their workers’ health.

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HSE responds to criticism over rat poison use

Friday, May 3, 2013

HSE has responded to a column in the Dorset Echo penned by Paul Millard of the Country Land & Business Association (30 April) criticising HSE’s approach to the use of ‘second generation’ rat poisons.

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RR958 – The Pesticide Users’ Health Study: An analysis of mortality (1987-2005)

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

An analysis of deaths occurring between 1987 and 2005 among members of the PUHS is presented in this report.

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RR957 – The Pesticide Users’ Health Study: Survey of pesticide usage

Monday, April 29, 2013

Findings of a survey to assess the history of pesticide usage among commercial pesticide users and to evaluate the level of self-reported ill health associated with pesticide exposure, undertaken during 2004 and 2006.

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