HSE RSS feeds » Vibration http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:49:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 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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Oxfordshire based company fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oxfordshire-based-company-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oxfordshire-based-company-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Mon, 06 Feb 2017 10:14:54 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/oxfordshire-based-company-fined-for-safety-failings/10426 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/06/oxfordshire-based-company-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 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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National airline prosecuted for not protecting workers http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/national-airline-prosecuted-for-not-protecting-workers/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/national-airline-prosecuted-for-not-protecting-workers/#comments Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:33:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/national-airline-prosecuted-for-not-protecting-workers/10303 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/22/national-airline-prosecuted-for-not-protecting-workers/feed/ 0 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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Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) – Buxton, 13-14 September 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs) http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs)#comments Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:57:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52144 This comprehensive and highly rated course is designed for occupational health nurses, occupational physicians, GPs with an interest in occupational health and hand surgeons. It will set out the key areas of HAVS assessment and provide guidance on how to examine and manage cases of HAVS.

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Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace – An Introduction – Buxton, 8 September 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/management-of-hand-arm-vibration-in-the-workplace---an-introduction http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/management-of-hand-arm-vibration-in-the-workplace---an-introduction#comments Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:52:22 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52138 This course will review the risks from hand-arm vibration exposure and introduce you to the requirements of the current regulations.

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Pipe manufacturing company fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/pipe-manufacturing-company-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/pipe-manufacturing-company-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Tue, 17 May 2016 14:55:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/pipe-manufacturing-company-fined-for-safety-failings/9086 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/17/pipe-manufacturing-company-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) refresher – Buxton, 1 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs)-refresher http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs)-refresher#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:25:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51607 One-day refresher course designed for doctors and nurses who would like to update their knowledge and clinical skills to assess workers exposed to hand-transmitted vibration.

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Two firms fined for safety breaches http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-firms-fined-for-safety-breaches/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-firms-fined-for-safety-breaches/#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:55:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-firms-fined-for-safety-breaches/8914 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/04/25/two-firms-fined-for-safety-breaches/feed/ 0 Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) – Buxton, 12-13 April 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs) http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs)#comments Fri, 11 Mar 2016 12:00:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51174 This comprehensive and highly rated course is designed for occupational health nurses, occupational physicians, GPs with an interest in occupational health and hand surgeons. It will set out the key areas of HAVS assessment and provide guidance on how to examine and manage cases of HAVS.

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Management of hand-arm vibration in the workplace: an introduction – Buxton, 14 March 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-management-of-havs-in-the-workplace-introduction.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-management-of-havs-in-the-workplace-introduction.htm#comments Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:15:51 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51030 This course will review the risks from hand-arm vibration exposure and introduce you to the requirements of the current regulations. It will provide practical advice and examples of how to carry out assessments and how to develop vibration control action plans.

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Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) refresher – Buxton, 1 March 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs)-refresher http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs)-refresher#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:35:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50907 This one-day refresher course is designed for doctors and nurses who would like to update their knowledge and clinical skills to assess workers exposed to hand-transmitted vibration.

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Twenty one workers’ lives affected after health was carelessly ignored http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/twenty-one-workers-lives-affected-after-health-was-carelessly-ignored/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/twenty-one-workers-lives-affected-after-health-was-carelessly-ignored/#comments Fri, 18 Dec 2015 14:00:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/twenty-one-workers-lives-affected-after-health-was-carelessly-ignored/7917 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/18/twenty-one-workers-lives-affected-after-health-was-carelessly-ignored/feed/ 0 New construction guidance to stop workers dying each week from occupational disease http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/new-construction-guidance-to-stop-workers-dying-each-week-from-occupational-disease/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/new-construction-guidance-to-stop-workers-dying-each-week-from-occupational-disease/#comments Fri, 20 Nov 2015 12:00:41 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/new-construction-guidance-to-stop-workers-dying-each-week-from-occupational-disease/7696 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/20/new-construction-guidance-to-stop-workers-dying-each-week-from-occupational-disease/feed/ 0 Stone masonry boss failed to protect his workers’ health http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/stone-masonry-boss-failed-to-protect-his-workers-health/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/stone-masonry-boss-failed-to-protect-his-workers-health/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:30:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/stone-masonry-boss-failed-to-protect-his-workers-health/7688 The owner of a stone masonry company has been fined for failing to protect the health of his workers, exposing them to preventable risk of suffering life-changing conditions.

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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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