HSE RSS feeds » Waste and recycling http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:43:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Waste and recycling industry being told to clean up by regulator http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/waste-and-recycling-industry-being-told-to-clean-up-by-regulator/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/waste-and-recycling-industry-being-told-to-clean-up-by-regulator/#comments Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:07:48 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/waste-and-recycling-industry-being-told-to-clean-up-by-regulator/11176 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/09/26/waste-and-recycling-industry-being-told-to-clean-up-by-regulator/feed/ 0 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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New Waste FAQ – When does LOLER apply to waste and recycling equipment? http://hse.gov.uk/waste/faqs.htm#faq6 http://hse.gov.uk/waste/faqs.htm#faq6#comments Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:48:22 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57984 This new FAQ explains how and when LOLER thorough examinations applies to plant and equipment commonly used within the Waste and Recycling Industry.

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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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IOSH National Safety and Health Conference – 14 Sept 2017, Nottingham http://hse.gov.uk/events/iosh.htm http://hse.gov.uk/events/iosh.htm#comments Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57930 Enhance your knowledge and debate current issues with a panel of inspiring speakers who will look at occupational health challenges.

It is aimed specifically at those who work in the public, health and social care, education, environmental and waste management sectors.

Keynote speakers include HSE’s Peter Brown, Head of HSE Health and Work Programme.

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Waste recycling company fined after worker scalded http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/waste-recycling-company-fined-after-worker-scalded/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/waste-recycling-company-fined-after-worker-scalded/#comments Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:33:17 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/waste-recycling-company-fined-after-worker-scalded/10831 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/07/waste-recycling-company-fined-after-worker-scalded/feed/ 0 Recycling company fined after worker crushed http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-crushed-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-crushed-2/#comments Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:15:30 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-crushed-2/10587 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/23/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-crushed-2/feed/ 0 Health and safety events focus on sectors http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:59:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/10578 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/15/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors/feed/ 0 Recycling company fined after worker crushed http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-crushed/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-crushed/#comments Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:57:46 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-crushed/10439 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/10/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-crushed/feed/ 0 Company fined after young worker injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-young-worker-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-young-worker-injured/#comments Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:46:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-young-worker-injured/10259 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/08/company-fined-after-young-worker-injured/feed/ 0 Employee dies after collapse of waste material covers him http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/employee-dies-after-collapse-of-waste-material-covers-him/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/employee-dies-after-collapse-of-waste-material-covers-him/#comments Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:55:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/employee-dies-after-collapse-of-waste-material-covers-him/10094 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/11/07/employee-dies-after-collapse-of-waste-material-covers-him/feed/ 0 Star company of BBC series prosecuted over worker injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/star-company-of-bbc-series-prosecuted-over-worker-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/star-company-of-bbc-series-prosecuted-over-worker-injury/#comments Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:35:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/star-company-of-bbc-series-prosecuted-over-worker-injury/9601 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/22/star-company-of-bbc-series-prosecuted-over-worker-injury/feed/ 0 Worker suffers life threatening injuries after drum explodes http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries-after-drum-explodes/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries-after-drum-explodes/#comments Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:13:40 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries-after-drum-explodes/9544 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/15/worker-suffers-life-threatening-injuries-after-drum-explodes/feed/ 0 Annual workplace fatality statistics published http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/#comments Wed, 06 Jul 2016 09:00:02 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/9240 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/06/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/feed/ 0 Worker fatally crushed by refuse collection vehicle – firms fined £815,000 http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-fatally-crushed-by-refuse-collection-vehicle-firms-fined-815000/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-fatally-crushed-by-refuse-collection-vehicle-firms-fined-815000/#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2016 19:35:14 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-fatally-crushed-by-refuse-collection-vehicle-firms-fined-815000/9182 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/10/worker-fatally-crushed-by-refuse-collection-vehicle-firms-fined-815000/feed/ 0 Firm fined after three employees overcome by fumes http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-three-employees-overcome-by-fumes/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-three-employees-overcome-by-fumes/#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:50:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/firm-fined-after-three-employees-overcome-by-fumes/9172 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/10/firm-fined-after-three-employees-overcome-by-fumes/feed/ 0 Worker crushed between two vehicles http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-crushed-between-two-vehicles/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-crushed-between-two-vehicles/#comments Tue, 31 May 2016 10:15:30 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-crushed-between-two-vehicles/9136 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/31/worker-crushed-between-two-vehicles/feed/ 0 Recycling company fined after worker was injured in machinery http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-was-injured-in-machinery/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-was-injured-in-machinery/#comments Thu, 26 May 2016 14:23:05 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-was-injured-in-machinery/9120 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/26/recycling-company-fined-after-worker-was-injured-in-machinery/feed/ 0 Waste management firm in court after young man crushed to death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/waste-management-firm-in-court-after-young-man-crushed-to-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/waste-management-firm-in-court-after-young-man-crushed-to-death/#comments Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:10:23 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/waste-management-firm-in-court-after-young-man-crushed-to-death/8378 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/02/24/waste-management-firm-in-court-after-young-man-crushed-to-death/feed/ 0 Scrap metal firm in court over worker’s severe forklift injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scrap-metal-firm-in-court-over-workers-severe-forklift-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scrap-metal-firm-in-court-over-workers-severe-forklift-injuries/#comments Wed, 17 Feb 2016 10:55:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scrap-metal-firm-in-court-over-workers-severe-forklift-injuries/8333 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/02/17/scrap-metal-firm-in-court-over-workers-severe-forklift-injuries/feed/ 0