HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:55:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: COMAH – Safety Report Requirements with Emphasis on Technical Aspects of COMAH Safety Reports – Buxton, 28-29 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah---safety-report-requirements-with-emphasis-on-technical-aspects-of-comah-safety-reports http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah---safety-report-requirements-with-emphasis-on-technical-aspects-of-comah-safety-reports#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:55:44 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52870 This course presents a general overview of the requirements of a Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations (COMAH) Safety Report with emphasis being placed on relevant technical aspects of the safety report.

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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 Thu, 23 Feb 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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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 Thu, 23 Feb 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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HSL: Machinery Series – Designing & Specifying Safety Related Control Systems – Buxton, 30 Mar 2017 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 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:44:01 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52864 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. It explains how these, other regulations and standards are applied to real-life situations, through the use of examples of how to and how not to do it.

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HSL: Machinery Series – Machinery Directive – Buxton, 29 Mar 2017 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 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:03:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52860 This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2009 legislation, as revised, as well as the key current European and International safety standards that support the Regulations. The purpose and content of a declaration of conformity and incorporation are explained along with when to use which.

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HSL: Machinery Risk Assessment Essentials – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017 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 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:58:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52857 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.

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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 27 Mar 2017 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 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:26:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52855 This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks. This course can be taken in combination with the machinery risk assessment essentials course that takes place on the following day.

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HSL: Taming Tigers: Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester, Buxton, 30-31 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:25:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52878 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/taming-tigers-safety-excellence-in-engineering---in-partnership-with-the-university-of-manchester/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 Tue, 21 Feb 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 Tue, 21 Feb 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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North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) – Bolton, 23 Feb 2017 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:36:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52862 Ladders and Steps will be the topic of a presentation given by Martin Brooke  from Bratts Ladders & Chair of the Ladder Association. This will then be followed by a presentation by Susan Moore from NMHSAG on CPD and how to approach it. North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) meet bi-monthly and are open to anyone who has an interest in health and safety at work, especially SMEs.

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Container terminal in court after worker injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/container-terminal-in-court-after-worker-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/container-terminal-in-court-after-worker-injured/#comments Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:30:28 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/container-terminal-in-court-after-worker-injured/10461 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/20/container-terminal-in-court-after-worker-injured/feed/ 0 HSL: RPE Fit Test – Introduction – Buxton, 23 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction-#comments Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:20:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52853 This is in an introductory course which will provide a good foundation on which to build  practical fit testing skills. To become a competent fit tester will require considerable additional practice and experience.

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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 Mon, 20 Feb 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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HSL: RM³ – Understanding and Using the Risk Management Maturity Model (RM³) – London, 21-22 Mar 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)---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rm%C2%B3---understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm%C2%B3)---london#comments Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:50:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52849 HSL is delighted to be collaborating with ORR to deliver training on RM³. HSL’s comprehensive understanding of RM³ and best practice in the field of health & safety risk management across a range of industries, along with our knowledge of regulation puts us in the best position to help you to implement RM³ effectively and achieve excellence in H&S risk management.

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Agency worker traps hand in machine http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/#comments Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:35:11 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/10458 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/16/agency-worker-traps-hand-in-machine/feed/ 0 Self-employed haulage contractor killed by reversing lorry http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/self-employed-haulage-contractor-killed-by-reversing-lorry/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/self-employed-haulage-contractor-killed-by-reversing-lorry/#comments Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:50:17 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/self-employed-haulage-contractor-killed-by-reversing-lorry/10465 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/16/self-employed-haulage-contractor-killed-by-reversing-lorry/feed/ 0 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 Wed, 15 Feb 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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London based firm fined after workers death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-based-firm-fined-after-workers-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-based-firm-fined-after-workers-death/#comments Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:39:14 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/london-based-firm-fined-after-workers-death/10456 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/14/london-based-firm-fined-after-workers-death/feed/ 0 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, 14 Feb 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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