HSE RSS feeds » Risk 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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HSL: Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Management – Buxton, 6 Sept 2017 https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:40:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58008 This course, delivered by experienced HSL ergonomists, will provide you with an understanding of DSE risks and approach to risk management and with the documentation to provide your employer with risk assessments.

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EXTENDED EARLY BIRD OFFER – Workplace Healthy Lungs Summit 2017 – Ends 21 Sept 2017 https://www.hsl.gov.uk/healthy-lungs https://www.hsl.gov.uk/healthy-lungs#comments Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:15:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57945 Lung disease remains a serious problem in the workplace. This Summit will describe what HSE is doing about it, what you can do about it, and what science and evidence can tell us.

Early Bird registration up until 21st September 2017 is £350. Standard registration from 22nd September is £425.

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HSL: Taming Tigers: Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester – 13-14 Sept 2017, https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester#comments Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:06:54 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57943 In this master class we aim to outline concepts and principles based on engineering and project management good practice. In addition to the subject matter experts from HSE and The University of Manchester, there will be other high profile speakers: Taf Powell – Managing Partner, Corporate Integrity Partnership; and David Warriner – Head of Primary Components Operations Improvement Programme, Rolls-Royce.

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60th NWRA Safety Conference and Exhibition – Accident Investigation – 19 Sept 2017, Preston http://hse.gov.uk/events/nwra.htm http://hse.gov.uk/events/nwra.htm#comments Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57932 This conference run by North West Regional Association, targets learning from mistakes after an accident and will cover Accident Investigation, Learning lessons the hard way, Electrical safety, Cultural Safety, Human Factors.

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HSL: RM³ – Understanding and Using the Risk Management Maturity Model (RM³) – London, 20-21 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rm³---understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm³)---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rm³---understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm³)---london#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:31:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57851 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: PPE Essentials – Buxton, 12-13 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ppe-essentials http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ppe-essentials#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:21:51 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57849 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of PPE and its limitations, so that you can use PPE as an effective workplace control measure. It will provide training in what a successful PPE programme is, what you need to consider, and what actions are required. The course includes hands-on elements to enhance learning and provide practical skills.

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HSL: Ergonomics – Buxton, 17-21 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ergonomics http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ergonomics#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:29:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57837 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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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 13 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:25:02 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57835 This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation. It will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders.

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HSL: Stair Assessment – Buxton, 5 July 2017 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/16/hsl-stair-assessment-buxton-5-july-2017/ http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/16/hsl-stair-assessment-buxton-5-july-2017/#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:31:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57806 This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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HSL: Machinery Risk Assessment Essentials – Buxton, 11 July 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 Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:47:33 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57813 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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HSL: Behaviour Change: Improving Health and Safety Performance – Buxton, 11-12 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-improving-health-and-safety-performance http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-improving-health-and-safety-performance#comments Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:42:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57811 This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour. It will also highlight the strengths and weaknesses of traditional behaviour modification strategies for correcting unsafe and unhealthy behaviour, highlighting why such approaches may have limited impact.

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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton – 5 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards#comments Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:56:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57804 This course deals with important flammable risks at Major Hazards sites for which new knowledge or guidance has become available recently.

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HSL: Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 4 July 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 Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:40:51 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57802 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. It is delivered by experts in accident investigation and has a practical focus on understanding the causes of slips, trips and falls and reducing the risk of future incidents.

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