HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:30:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSE and HMRC working together – growing your business: Live webinar – 16 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/webinar.htm#comments Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:30:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49263 If you’ve been unable to take part previously, here’s another opportunity to join this live webinar delivered jointly by the Health and Safety Executive and HMRC. Find answers to typical questions for growing businesses on health and safety and taking on new employees – register now.

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Health and safety – what’s next? – London, 23 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/britsafe.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/britsafe.htm#comments Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:00:08 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49298 The British Safety Council’s annual conference will tackle key issues from across the health and safety landscape.

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Case 374 – TV company cites health and safety as reason for different camera angles http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2015/case374-tv-company-cites-health-and-safety-as-reason-for-different-camera-angles.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2015/case374-tv-company-cites-health-and-safety-as-reason-for-different-camera-angles.htm#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:00:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49315 A TV company responded to viewer complaints regarding camera angles during broadcast of football match, citing ‘health and safety on the gantry’.

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Coatings firm in court for legionella failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:45:02 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/7112 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/28/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/feed/ 0 Paulamar Company fined over worker injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/paulamar-company-fined-over-worker-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/paulamar-company-fined-over-worker-injuries/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:10:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/paulamar-company-fined-over-worker-injuries/7110 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/28/paulamar-company-fined-over-worker-injuries/feed/ 0 RoSPA Scotland Occupational Safety and Health Congress 2015 – Glasgow, 16 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/rospa-scotland.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/rospa-scotland.htm#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:00:15 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49296 Mike Cross, Director for Scotland and Northern England at the Health and Safety Executive, will be talking about the future of OSH regulation in Scotland. Receive key insights, find out how legislative changes will affect you, learn from live re-enactments, new initiatives, case studies and best practice examples.

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Case 373 – Buses cannot stop at certain bus stops http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2015/case373-buses-cannot-stop-at-certain-bus-stops-because-of-health-and-safety.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2015/case373-buses-cannot-stop-at-certain-bus-stops-because-of-health-and-safety.htm#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:00:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49313 A bus company claimed their bus could not stop at certain stops along a diversion route because of health and safety issues.

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BOHS: Breathe Freely – Regional events – 9, 15 & 23 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bohs-breathe-freely.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bohs-breathe-freely.htm#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49288 BOHS is running three, free to attend, regional events in September, on preventing lung disease in the construction industry. Part of the Breathe Freely initiative, they and are aimed at anyone in construction with an interest in, or responsibility for, protecting workers’ health.

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Deeside man fined over safety breaches http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/deeside-man-fined-over-safety-breaches/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/deeside-man-fined-over-safety-breaches/#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:00:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/deeside-man-fined-over-safety-breaches/7106 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/27/deeside-man-fined-over-safety-breaches/feed/ 0 Company fined for safety failings leading to risk of Legionella http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-for-safety-failings-leading-to-risk-of-legionella/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-for-safety-failings-leading-to-risk-of-legionella/#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:45:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-for-safety-failings-leading-to-risk-of-legionella/7104 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/27/company-fined-for-safety-failings-leading-to-risk-of-legionella/feed/ 0 National Fork Lift Safety Month: 1-30 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/flta-safetember.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/flta-safetember.htm#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:20:05 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49022 Fork lift trucks remain the UK’s most dangerous type of workplace transport. Throughout September’s Safety Month – or Safetember – the Fork Lift Truck Association will be making a compendium of free resources and guides available via its website.

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National Fork Lift Safety Conference – Loughborough, 23 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/flta.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/flta.htm#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:15:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49228 Forming part of the FLTA’s Fork Lift Safety Month, the conference is aimed at managers and supervisors who oversee fork lift truck operations. The conference will feature case-histories from companies who have successfully implemented safety campaigns and effectively reduced FLT accidents in the workplace.

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Case 372 – Non-travellers banned from platform at railway station http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2015/case372-non-travellers-banned-from-platform-at-railway-station.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2015/case372-non-travellers-banned-from-platform-at-railway-station.htm#comments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:00:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49277 Only travellers are allowed on to the platform at a railway station, preventing non-travellers from seeing off family and friends.

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Firm fined after worker injures hand at saw mill http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-worker-injures-hand-at-saw-mill/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-worker-injures-hand-at-saw-mill/#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:00:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-worker-injures-hand-at-saw-mill/7096 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/25/firm-fined-after-worker-injures-hand-at-saw-mill/feed/ 0 HSE Chair speech: CPI Biennial Health & Safety Conference http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/speeches/hse-chair.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/speeches/hse-chair.htm#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:00:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49170 HSE Chair Judith Hackitt’s keynote speech, with accompanying slides, to Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) biennial health and safety conference, 30 June 2015.

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Ministry of Manpower Singapore and Great Britain’s Health and Safety Executive sign agreement on closer ties and shared learning http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/ministry-of-manpower-singapore-and-great-britains-health-and-safety-executive-sign-agreement-on-closer-ties-and-shared-learning/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/ministry-of-manpower-singapore-and-great-britains-health-and-safety-executive-sign-agreement-on-closer-ties-and-shared-learning/#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:15:55 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/ministry-of-manpower-singapore-and-great-britains-health-and-safety-executive-sign-agreement-on-closer-ties-and-shared-learning/7087 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/25/ministry-of-manpower-singapore-and-great-britains-health-and-safety-executive-sign-agreement-on-closer-ties-and-shared-learning/feed/ 0 Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 22 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors.htm#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:00:33 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49226 This HSL run course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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Being MINDfully Safe – HSL Buxton, 17 September 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-being-mindfully-safe.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-being-mindfully-safe.htm#comments Mon, 24 Aug 2015 08:00:08 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49224 This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to take part in facilitated discussions and learn practical ways of improving mindful safety awareness in the workplace.

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Suspended prison sentences for Torbay brothers’ poor gaswork http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/suspended-prison-sentences-for-torbay-brothers-poor-gaswork/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/suspended-prison-sentences-for-torbay-brothers-poor-gaswork/#comments Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:30:27 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/suspended-prison-sentences-for-torbay-brothers-poor-gaswork/7079 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/21/suspended-prison-sentences-for-torbay-brothers-poor-gaswork/feed/ 0 Suspended prison sentence for unsafe gas work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unsafe-gas-work/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unsafe-gas-work/#comments Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:20:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unsafe-gas-work/7090 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/21/suspended-prison-sentence-for-unsafe-gas-work/feed/ 0