HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:48:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSE jobs – Emergency Response Specialist: Marine Operations / Marine Engineer, Navy Architect or Master Mariner / Offshore Electrical Systems Engineer / Wells Engineering and Operations http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:00:03 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51968 Vacancies: Emergency Response Specialist: Marine Operations – Are you a marine professional?; Marine Engineer, Navy Architect or Master Mariner – Join our exciting Marine Integrity Team; Offshore Electrical Systems Engineer – Do you possess knowledge of electrical systems?; Wells Engineering and Operations – Do you have experience of well engineering? Close date, 30 November 2016.

]]>
http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm/feed/ 0
COSHH: Practical assessment and control – Buxton, 20-21 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:20:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51965 This two-day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

]]>
http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control/feed/ 0
Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 19 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:10:40 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51963 This one-day course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012).

]]>
http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises/feed/ 0
Understanding and using the risk management maturity model (RM3) – Buxton, 19-20 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm3) http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm3)#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:00:50 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51961 This course, designed in collaboration with ORR, will provide you with a thorough understanding of what makes a good management system and why you need one, how you can use RM³ within your organisation and how an inspector uses RM³ to assess your risk management arrangements.

]]>
http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm3)/feed/ 0
Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-worker/#comments Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:34:26 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-worker/9209 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/22/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-worker/feed/ 0 Wear helmets on quad bikes, pleads farm safety chief http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/wear-helmets-on-quad-bikes-pleads-farm-safety-chief/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/wear-helmets-on-quad-bikes-pleads-farm-safety-chief/#comments Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:05:11 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/wear-helmets-on-quad-bikes-pleads-farm-safety-chief/9211 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/20/wear-helmets-on-quad-bikes-pleads-farm-safety-chief/feed/ 0 HSE & HMRC joint webinar: Working with construction and with contractors – 5 July 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar-construction.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar-construction.htm#comments Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:00:02 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51950 As a business you may need to choose a contractor for building or repair work on your premises. This live webinar will help you find answers to typical questions about health and safety in construction as a commercial client and as a small contractor – register now.

]]>
http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar-construction.htm/feed/ 0
Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas fitter http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-fitter/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-fitter/#comments Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:44:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-fitter/9186 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/15/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unregistered-gas-fitter/feed/ 0 RR1040 – Rewriting MISHAP: The development of MISHAP12 http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1040.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1040.htm#comments Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10:30:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51751 To calculate the risks associated with major accident hazard pipelines in the UK a computer code, MISHAP01 (Model for the estimation of Individual and Societal risk from HAzards of Pipelines), is used. The aim was to rewrite MISHAP01 and PipelineRiskAT within a single program to facilitate the implementation of future improvements to the model.

]]>
http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1040.htm/feed/ 0
Worker suffers serious injury from contact with overhead power line http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-serious-injury-from-contact-with-overhead-power-line/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-serious-injury-from-contact-with-overhead-power-line/#comments Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:25:40 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-serious-injury-from-contact-with-overhead-power-line/9190 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/14/worker-suffers-serious-injury-from-contact-with-overhead-power-line/feed/ 0 Worker contracts allergic contact dermatitis http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-contracts-allergic-contact-dermatitis/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-contracts-allergic-contact-dermatitis/#comments Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:40:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-contracts-allergic-contact-dermatitis/9193 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/14/worker-contracts-allergic-contact-dermatitis/feed/ 0 Gas engineer sentenced for putting tenants at risk http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/gas-engineer-sentenced-for-putting-tenants-at-risk/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/gas-engineer-sentenced-for-putting-tenants-at-risk/#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 17:00:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/gas-engineer-sentenced-for-putting-tenants-at-risk/9184 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/13/gas-engineer-sentenced-for-putting-tenants-at-risk/feed/ 0 Machinery series: PUWER – Buxton, 11 July 2016 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 Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:30:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51889 The course will give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

]]>
http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---puwer/feed/ 0
BT fined £500,000 after engineer breaks his back in fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bt-fined-500000-after-engineer-breaks-his-back-in-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bt-fined-500000-after-engineer-breaks-his-back-in-fall/#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:30:33 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bt-fined-500000-after-engineer-breaks-his-back-in-fall/9179 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/13/bt-fined-500000-after-engineer-breaks-his-back-in-fall/feed/ 0 Machinery series: Machinery risk assessment essentials – Buxton, 12 July 2016 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 Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:10:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51910 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.

]]>
http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-risk-assessment-essentials/feed/ 0
Machinery series: Machinery directive – Buxton, 13 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-directive http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-directive#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:45:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51912 This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations, as well as the key current European and international safety standards that support the Regulations.

]]>
http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---machinery-directive/feed/ 0
Machinery series: Designing and specifying safety related control systems – Buxton, 14 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---designing--specifying-safety-related-control-systems http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---designing--specifying-safety-related-control-systems#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:30:04 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51914 This course will help delegates understand how to specify and design safety related control circuits which comply with the requirements of both the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations.

]]>
http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/machinery-series---designing--specifying-safety-related-control-systems/feed/ 0
COMAH onshore major hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton, 14 July 2016 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 Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:15:02 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51916 This course deals with important flammable risks at major hazards sites for which new knowledge or guidance has become available recently.

]]>
http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards/feed/ 0
CIEH conversion from level 3 award in TPP to level 3 in EAT course – Buxton, 14-15 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/cieh-conversion-from-level-3-award-in-training-principles-and-practice-(tpp)-to-level-3-award-in-education-and-training-(eat)-course http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/cieh-conversion-from-level-3-award-in-training-principles-and-practice-(tpp)-to-level-3-award-in-education-and-training-(eat)-course#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:00:12 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51918 Two-day course on CIEH conversion from level 3 award in training principles and practice (TPP) to level 3 award in education and training (EAT) course, open to those people who already have the CIEH TPP qualification.

]]>
http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/cieh-conversion-from-level-3-award-in-training-principles-and-practice-(tpp)-to-level-3-award-in-education-and-training-(eat)-course/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