HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:55:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 Burnley College in court over employee’s life-long injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:41:05 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/5028 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/24/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/feed/ 0 Liverpool worker ‘lucky to be alive’ after cutting through mains cable http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/liverpool-worker-lucky-to-be-alive-after-cutting-through-mains-cable/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/liverpool-worker-lucky-to-be-alive-after-cutting-through-mains-cable/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:49:22 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/liverpool-worker-lucky-to-be-alive-after-cutting-through-mains-cable/5031 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/24/liverpool-worker-lucky-to-be-alive-after-cutting-through-mains-cable/feed/ 0 HSE Jobs – Marketing Executive,HSL http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:14:04 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46433 We are seeking a highly motivated Marketer, who is focused on outcomes and is looking to apply their existing marketing skills in a thriving environment that rewards dedication, ideas and ambition. This new role offers an interesting mix of marketing duties and challenges. Close date for applications is 23 November 2014.

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COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control, London, 10 – 11 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-coshh-training-practical-assessment-and-control.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-coshh-training-practical-assessment-and-control.htm#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:45:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46381 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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Beyond KP4: Engineered Composite Repairs, Failure Analysis, Validated Finite Element Modelling – Aberdeen http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-beyond-kp4-engineered-composite-repairs.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-beyond-kp4-engineered-composite-repairs.htm#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:30:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46417 The second in a series of one-day workshops addressing the key ALE issues facing the Oil & Gas sector, originally planned for 6 November 2014, the date has changed and will now take place on 29 January 2015.

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Bedfordshire vets in court after workers exposed to harmful drugs http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/bedfordshire-vets-in-court-after-workers-exposed-to-harmful-drugs/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/bedfordshire-vets-in-court-after-workers-exposed-to-harmful-drugs/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:00:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/bedfordshire-vets-in-court-after-workers-exposed-to-harmful-drugs/5025 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/23/bedfordshire-vets-in-court-after-workers-exposed-to-harmful-drugs/feed/ 0 Drinks firm Diageo sentenced after two workers injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:47:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/5021 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/23/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/feed/ 0 Paper firm fined for pallet fall failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/paper-firm-fined-for-pallet-fall-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/paper-firm-fined-for-pallet-fall-failings/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:19:11 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/paper-firm-fined-for-pallet-fall-failings/5019 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/23/paper-firm-fined-for-pallet-fall-failings/feed/ 0 Mental health service provider fined following patient fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:51:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/5015 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/23/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/feed/ 0 Employer sentenced after worker crushed to death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/employer-sentenced-after-worker-crushed-to-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/employer-sentenced-after-worker-crushed-to-death/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:17:14 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/employer-sentenced-after-worker-crushed-to-death/5010 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/23/employer-sentenced-after-worker-crushed-to-death/feed/ 0 NMHSAG: Health and Safety with a Festive Theme and Christmas refreshments – Bolton, 11 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:46:29 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46411 North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group meeting and presentation (9.30 start). Topics include: Christmas fire safety (at home and work), Christmas close down safety procedures and Health and safety for Santa.

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BHSEA: Managing a Workforce Exposed to a Respiratory Sensitiser – Birmingham, 10 November 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:15:46 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46409 The main presentation ‘Managing a Workforce Exposed to a Respiratory Sensitiser’ by Professor Burge will be followed by a short presentation from Paul Smith covering the change in HSE requirements regarding first aid.

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Keeping in touch with HSE – eBulletins http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/subscribe/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/subscribe/index.htm#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:00:33 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46413 Help us keep in touch, don’t forget to update your free eBulletin subscription over 100 topics available.

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Darwen scrap metal firm fined over lead poisoning http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/darwen-scrap-metal-firm-fined-over-lead-poisoning/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/darwen-scrap-metal-firm-fined-over-lead-poisoning/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:32:19 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/darwen-scrap-metal-firm-fined-over-lead-poisoning/5007 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/22/darwen-scrap-metal-firm-fined-over-lead-poisoning/feed/ 0 Layers of Protection Analysis: Practical Application and Pitfalls – London, 9 – 10 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-lopa-practical-application-and-pitfalls.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-lopa-practical-application-and-pitfalls.htm#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:14:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46383 LOPA is a risk assessment method used to determine and demonstrate how safeguards protect against known hazard scenarios. This course draws on that guidance, its relevance to other applications, and pitfalls during the assessment of a large number of LOPAs.

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Behaviour Change – Improving Health & Safety performance, London, 9 – 10 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-behaviour-change-improving-hs-performance.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-behaviour-change-improving-hs-performance.htm#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:30:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46379 This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, it will provide you with an understanding as to why workers take risks, covering the many factors that influence behaviour.

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European Health and Safety Week 20 – 24 October 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/stress/european/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/stress/european/index.htm#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:32:22 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46397 Held each year in October the European Week for Safety and Health at Work is a key focus of every Healthy Workplaces Campaign ‘Managing work-related stress’ is the focus for this year.

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Case 325 – Hot drinks not to be taken through the gate when boarding aircraft http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2014/case325-hot-drinks-not-to-be-taken-through-gate-when-boarding-aircraft.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2014/case325-hot-drinks-not-to-be-taken-through-gate-when-boarding-aircraft.htm#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:45:02 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46395 Tannoy system announced that hot drinks could not be taken through the gate when boarding aircraft due to ‘Health and Safety’ regulations.

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Case 324 – TV satellite engineers will not install equipment after 5pm http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2014/case324-tv-satellite-engineers-will-not-install-equipment-after-5pm.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2014/case324-tv-satellite-engineers-will-not-install-equipment-after-5pm.htm#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:27:15 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46392 TV satellite engineers will not install TV equipment after 5pm because it unsafe to do so and contravenes Health and Safety regulations.

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Hazardous Area Classification – Buxton, 25 November 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-hazardous-area-classification.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-hazardous-area-classification.htm#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:00:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46374 The course will 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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