HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:55:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Revised Publication – Nickel and its inorganic compounds: Health hazards and precautionary measures http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/eh60.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/eh60.htm#comments Sat, 19 Nov 2016 13:42:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52494 This environmental hygiene guidance note draws attention to the possible health hazards which could result from occupational exposure to nickel and its inorganic compounds.

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RR1078 – The use of vehicle structure in load securing on heavy goods vehicles http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1078.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1078.htm#comments Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:33:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52492 This report assesses the legislation applicable to the transport of goods in the UK under both road traffic and health and safety at work legislation. It assesses the guidance available to operators and consignors and the methods of securing loads that are commonly-used at present.

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RR1079 – Access to and work on flatbed vehicles http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1079.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1079.htm#comments Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:09:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52490 This report describes a multi-disciplinary, mixed-method approach to research on this topic, comprising both quantitative and qualitative analysis, undertaken to establish contributory factors to incidents and areas of concern when accessing or working on flatbed vehicles.

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RR1080 – A study of the generic safety-integrity requirements of fairground rides http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1080.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1080.htm#comments Sat, 19 Nov 2016 08:51:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52488 This report describes a number of quantitative risk assessments applied to three diverse fairground ride types in order to provide an indication of appropriate Safety Integrity Levels for these generic types of ride and to illustrate an approach that may be used to determine these SILs.

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Safety bulletin – Offshore Crane Safety Systems http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/crane-safety-systems.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/crane-safety-systems.htm#comments Fri, 18 Nov 2016 11:02:52 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52480 This Alert is to remind duty holders of the requirement to have measures in place to verify the correct operation and the correct settings of all safety systems and limits on offshore cranes.

 

 

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York, 15 Dec 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd#comments Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:13:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52460 This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents / bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York, 8 Dec 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd#comments Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:11:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52458 This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents / bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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CRD: Plant Protection Products and Active Substances – The Current Picture – York, 7 Dec 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd#comments Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:08:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52456 This event will provide an update on the workings of the current regulatory regime, outline recent changes and reflect on experiences to date.

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 7 Dec 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london-- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london--#comments Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:04:10 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52454 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: Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Management – London, 6 Dec 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-%28dse%29-risk-management---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-%28dse%29-risk-management---london#comments Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:01:58 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52452 This course, delivered by experienced HSL ergonomists, will provide you with an understanding of DSE risks and approach to risk management and with the documentation to provide your employer with risk assessments.

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Worker dies when temporary platform collapses http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-dies-when-temporary-platform-collapses/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-dies-when-temporary-platform-collapses/#comments Wed, 02 Nov 2016 15:58:58 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-dies-when-temporary-platform-collapses/10076 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/11/02/worker-dies-when-temporary-platform-collapses/feed/ 0 Plastics processing company fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/plastics-processing-company-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/plastics-processing-company-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:17:22 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/plastics-processing-company-fined-for-safety-failings/10081 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/27/plastics-processing-company-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Worker seriously injured in mobile platform fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-seriously-injured-in-mobile-platform-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-seriously-injured-in-mobile-platform-fall/#comments Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:35:08 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-seriously-injured-in-mobile-platform-fall/10053 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/24/worker-seriously-injured-in-mobile-platform-fall/feed/ 0 CRD: Two Day Workshop on Technical Fate and Behaviour Assessment of Plant Protection Products – York, 29-30 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd http://www.hsl.gov.uk/crd#comments Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:07:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52428 The course will provide a practical introduction to the main Fate Exposure tools available for soil, surface water and groundwater. This will include practical introductions to the FOCUS groundwater and surface water models for example.

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HSL: Principles of Incident Investigation and Failure Analysis – HSL Buxton, 24 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/principles-of-incident-investigation-and-failure-analysis http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/principles-of-incident-investigation-and-failure-analysis#comments Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:03:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52426 HSL are offering a unique opportunity to engage directly with our incident investigation professionals and take full advantage of our decades of failure analysis experience.

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NWSI Seminar: Design Safety to Save Lives – Manchester – 23 Nov 2016 http://hse.gov.uk/events/nwsi.htm http://hse.gov.uk/events/nwsi.htm#comments Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:00:08 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52424 NWSI in partnership with HSE invite you to a seminar on the roles and responsibilities for designers and clients under CDM 2015.

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HSL: PPE Essentials – HSL Buxton, 22-23 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ppe-essentials http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ppe-essentials#comments Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:58:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52421 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of PPE and its limitations, so that you can use PPE as an effective workplace control measure.

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Farming and drilling contractors fined after mast strikes power line http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/farming-and-drilling-contractors-fined-after-mast-strikes-power-line/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/farming-and-drilling-contractors-fined-after-mast-strikes-power-line/#comments Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:33:23 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/farming-and-drilling-contractors-fined-after-mast-strikes-power-line/10057 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/24/farming-and-drilling-contractors-fined-after-mast-strikes-power-line/feed/ 0 Recycling firm fined after worker injured in shredder http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/recycling-firm-fined-after-worker-injured-in-shredder/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/recycling-firm-fined-after-worker-injured-in-shredder/#comments Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:00:53 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/recycling-firm-fined-after-worker-injured-in-shredder/10047 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/21/recycling-firm-fined-after-worker-injured-in-shredder/feed/ 0 Environmental Services firm fined over electrocution of worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/environmental-services-firm-fined-over-electrocution-of-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/environmental-services-firm-fined-over-electrocution-of-worker/#comments Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:45:25 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/environmental-services-firm-fined-over-electrocution-of-worker/10050 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/21/environmental-services-firm-fined-over-electrocution-of-worker/feed/ 0