HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:17:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 £160,000 fine for aircraft company after workers fell from the tail of a plane http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:59:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/10557 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/15/160000-fine-for-aircraft-company-after-workers-fell-from-the-tail-of-a-plane/feed/ 0 Construction worker seriously injured in wall collapse http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:34:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/10550 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/15/construction-worker-seriously-injured-in-wall-collapse/feed/ 0 Construction firm fined after worker fell from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/#comments Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:59:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/10545 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/14/construction-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/feed/ 0 Norfolk farming company fined after death of worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/norfolk-farming-company-fined-after-death-of-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/norfolk-farming-company-fined-after-death-of-worker/#comments Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:51:48 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/norfolk-farming-company-fined-after-death-of-worker/10534 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/10/norfolk-farming-company-fined-after-death-of-worker/feed/ 0 Care home fined after boy drowned in disused quarry http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/#comments Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:41:55 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/10529 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/10/care-home-fined-after-boy-drowned-in-disused-quarry/feed/ 0 HSL: Excelling in Health and Safety Culture and Leadership: The Way Forward – London, 29 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/excelling-in-health-and-safety-culture-and-leadership-the-way-forward http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/excelling-in-health-and-safety-culture-and-leadership-the-way-forward#comments Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:20:51 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52876 Drawing on HSL’s expertise as psychologists and human factors experts, this event will help you develop your understanding of these competencies. Coupled with an understanding of what excellent health and safety culture looks like, this event will help you in driving a consistent approach to health and safety leadership within your business.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 28 Mar 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 Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:08:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52874 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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£600,000 fine for Council contractor after major burns to employer http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/600000-fine-for-council-contractor-after-major-burns-to-employer/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/600000-fine-for-council-contractor-after-major-burns-to-employer/#comments Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:38:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/600000-fine-for-council-contractor-after-major-burns-to-employer/10517 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/08/600000-fine-for-council-contractor-after-major-burns-to-employer/feed/ 0 HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton, 29 Mar 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 Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:52:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52868 This course deals with important flammable risks at Major Hazards sites for which new knowledge or guidance has become available recently. It complements the general course ‘COMAH onshore major hazards: predictive aspects of COMAH’.

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Company fined after worker’s foot was exposed to machinery http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-workers-foot-was-exposed-to-machinery/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-workers-foot-was-exposed-to-machinery/#comments Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:47:25 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-workers-foot-was-exposed-to-machinery/10553 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/08/company-fined-after-workers-foot-was-exposed-to-machinery/feed/ 0 HSL: HSE Inspectors’ Guide to Improvement and Prohibition Notices – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hse-inspectors%E2%80%99-guide-to-improvement-and-prohibition-notices http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hse-inspectors%E2%80%99-guide-to-improvement-and-prohibition-notices#comments Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:47:22 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52866 This workshop will be delivered by a senior HSE inspector with more than 25 years of experience and is a rare opportunity to understand your regulator by seeing the world through an inspector’s eyes. You will learn why, when and how HSE takes formal enforcement action, how to influence formal HSE decisions and how to respond to receipt of a notice.

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Construction company fined after worker fell from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:36:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/10515 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/07/construction-company-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/feed/ 0 BHSEA: SHAD Event – Fire Prevention in Construction – West Midlands, 4 Apr 2017 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea-event.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea-event.htm#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:43:19 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52933 Meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), will begin at 08.15 and run until 11.00. The speakers for the session are Ed Fryer from HSE; Robin Parkes from WMFS; Steve Lewis & Richard Huntley from Mace Group and Rob Wakes from Spectrum Fire Protection.

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BHSEA Meeting: CDM: Is It Doing the Job? – West Midlands, 13 Mar 2017 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:27:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52931 Afternoon meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), beginning at 13.30. Main presentation from Tony Mitchell, HM Principal Inspector of Health and Safety titled ‘CDM: Is it Doing the Job?’, followed by two further presentations.

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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 21-22 Mar 2017 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 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:55:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52923 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.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Birmingham, 22 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---birmingham http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---birmingham#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:28:15 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52921 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 22 Mar 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 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:47:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52835 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: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 21 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:41:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52832 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: Practical Management of Local Exhaust Ventilation Controls – BOHS Approved – Buxton, 21 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/lev---practical-management-of-local-exhaust-ventilation-controls---bohs-approved http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/lev---practical-management-of-local-exhaust-ventilation-controls---bohs-approved#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:22:26 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52830 The course will demonstrate how to successfully manage LEV systems in order to get effective, efficient, and reliable control of contaminants at least cost.

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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – Buxton, 23 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hazardous-area-classification#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:05:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52851 This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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