HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:01:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: Pressure Systems Awareness – Buxton, 26 January 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/pressure-systems-awareness http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/pressure-systems-awareness#comments Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:34:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52667 This informative and experiential course is aimed at raising awareness of the hazards associated with pressure systems as well as the relevant regulatory frame work.  This course will offer delegates the unique opportunity to learn from real life case studies and forensic investigations into pressure systems failures, providing a first hand perspective of what can go wrong and why.

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HSL: RM³ – Understanding and Using the Risk Management Maturity Model (RM³) – Buxton, 25-26 January 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rm%C2%B3---understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm%C2%B3) http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rm%C2%B3---understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm%C2%B3)#comments Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:31:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52665 The course uses a mixture of presentations and group exercises (including knowledge sharing activities to ensure good practice is shared) over two days to ensure delegates fully understand the topics covered.

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Crisp company fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/crisp-company-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/crisp-company-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:00:52 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/crisp-company-fined-for-safety-failings/10340 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/10/crisp-company-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Construction Company fined after contractor receives life changing injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-contractor-receives-life-changing-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-contractor-receives-life-changing-injuries/#comments Wed, 04 Jan 2017 16:00:20 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/construction-company-fined-after-contractor-receives-life-changing-injuries/10334 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/04/construction-company-fined-after-contractor-receives-life-changing-injuries/feed/ 0 Company prosecuted after workers were severely burned http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-prosecuted-after-workers-were-severely-burned/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-prosecuted-after-workers-were-severely-burned/#comments Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:46:44 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-prosecuted-after-workers-were-severely-burned/10332 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/03/company-prosecuted-after-workers-were-severely-burned/feed/ 0 Case 407 – Employer stopped providing funds for alcoholic drinks at Christmas night out (offsite) http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2016/case407-christmas-drinks-funding.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2016/case407-christmas-drinks-funding.htm#comments Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:45:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52649 Employer stopped proving funds for alcoholic drinks at Christmas night out (offsite), citing health and safety

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Bolton resident dies in lift shaft fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bolton-resident-dies-in-lift-shaft-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bolton-resident-dies-in-lift-shaft-fall/#comments Fri, 23 Dec 2016 19:34:11 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bolton-resident-dies-in-lift-shaft-fall/10319 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/23/bolton-resident-dies-in-lift-shaft-fall/feed/ 0 Energy giant’s appeal against £3m fine dismissed http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/energy-giants-appeal-against-3m-fine-dismissed/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/energy-giants-appeal-against-3m-fine-dismissed/#comments Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:45:37 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/energy-giants-appeal-against-3m-fine-dismissed/10328 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/23/energy-giants-appeal-against-3m-fine-dismissed/feed/ 0 Housing association prosecuted for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/housing-association-prosecuted-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/housing-association-prosecuted-for-safety-failings/#comments Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:00:50 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/housing-association-prosecuted-for-safety-failings/10312 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/22/housing-association-prosecuted-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Dairy Manufacturer fined after worker’s fragile roof fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/dairy-manufacturer-fined-after-workers-fragile-roof-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/dairy-manufacturer-fined-after-workers-fragile-roof-fall/#comments Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:00:11 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/dairy-manufacturer-fined-after-workers-fragile-roof-fall/10316 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/22/dairy-manufacturer-fined-after-workers-fragile-roof-fall/feed/ 0 Essex Companies fined after employees exposed to asbestos http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-companies-fined-after-employees-exposed-to-asbestos/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-companies-fined-after-employees-exposed-to-asbestos/#comments Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:37:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-companies-fined-after-employees-exposed-to-asbestos/10309 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/22/essex-companies-fined-after-employees-exposed-to-asbestos/feed/ 0 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: Stair Assessment – Buxton, 25 Jan 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/stair-assessment- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/stair-assessment-#comments Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:01:40 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52627 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: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 25 Jan 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, 20 Dec 2016 13:59:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52624 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.

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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: Predictive Aspects of COMAH – Buxton, 24-25 Jan 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, 20 Dec 2016 13:57:03 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52622 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.

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HSL: Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 24 Jan 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 Tue, 20 Dec 2016 13:55:08 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52620 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.

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HSL: Manual handling for Assessors – Buxton, 24 Jan 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, 20 Dec 2016 13:50:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52618 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation. It is suited to employers and employee representatives who intend to begin the process of manual handling risk assessment and control within their companies.

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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 18-19 January 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, 20 Dec 2016 10:42:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52616 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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Employee prosecuted for dangerous work at height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/employee-prosecuted-for-dangerous-work-at-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/employee-prosecuted-for-dangerous-work-at-height/#comments Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:55:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/employee-prosecuted-for-dangerous-work-at-height/10295 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/19/employee-prosecuted-for-dangerous-work-at-height/feed/ 0 Asbestos removal supervisor fined for exposing workers to deadly fibres http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/asbestos-removal-supervisor-fined-for-exposing-workers-to-deadly-fibres/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/asbestos-removal-supervisor-fined-for-exposing-workers-to-deadly-fibres/#comments Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:15:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/asbestos-removal-supervisor-fined-for-exposing-workers-to-deadly-fibres/10307 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/19/asbestos-removal-supervisor-fined-for-exposing-workers-to-deadly-fibres/feed/ 0