HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:03:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Workplace Health Expert Committee Open Meeting – Glasgow University, 10 Oct 2017 http://webcommunities.hse.gov.uk/connect.ti/WHEC/view?objectld=638501 http://webcommunities.hse.gov.uk/connect.ti/WHEC/view?objectld=638501#comments Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:03:19 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58064 Admission is free and by prior arrangement with HSE. Spaces are limited therefore you must register your interest by 31st August 2017 if you want to attend. It would be appreciated if you would send in any questions before the meeting.

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Recruitment of trainee health and safety inspectors awareness event http://hse.gov.uk/events/b4-trainee.htm http://hse.gov.uk/events/b4-trainee.htm#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:30:24 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58038 Have you got a 2.1 degree or higher? If the answer is ‘YES’ come and find out about what it takes to become a trainee inspector.

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HSL: Practical Management of Local Exhaust Ventilation Controls – BOHS Approved – Buxton, 17 Oct 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/lev---practical-management-of-local-exhaust-ventilation-controls---bohs-approved http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/lev---practical-management-of-local-exhaust-ventilation-controls---bohs-approved#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:58:27 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58036 The course will demonstrate how to successfully manage LEV systems in order to get effective, efficient, and reliable control of contaminants at least cost.

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HSL: Human Factors in Accident and Incident Investigations – Buxton, 26-27 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/human-factors-in-accident-and-incident-investigations- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/human-factors-in-accident-and-incident-investigations-#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:30:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58034 This course is designed to give participants an impartial and pragmatic understanding (and experience) of some of the techniques that are available for investigating Human Factors issues.

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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: Predictive Aspects of COMAH – Buxton, 26-27 Sept 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, 15 Aug 2017 14:11:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58032 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. The course gives an overview of different risk assessment approaches, and explains how the approach needs to be selected to be proportionate to the risk.

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HSL: RM³ – Understanding and Using the Risk Management Maturity Model (RM³) – London, 20-21 Sept 2017 https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rm³---understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm³)---london https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rm³---understanding-and-using-the-risk-management-maturity-model-(rm³)---london#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:07:33 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58030 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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HSL: Behaviour Change: Improving Health and Safety Performance – Buxton, 20-21 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-improving-health-and-safety-performance http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-improving-health-and-safety-performance#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:55:54 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58028 This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour. It will also highlight the strengths and weaknesses of traditional behaviour modification strategies for correcting unsafe and unhealthy behaviour, highlighting why such approaches may have limited impact.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 19 Sept 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, 15 Aug 2017 13:52:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58026 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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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Buxton, 14 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:33:12 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58024 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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HSL:PPE Essentials – Buxton, 12-13 Sept 2017 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 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:28:15 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58022 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. It will provide training in what a successful PPE programme is, what you need to consider, and what actions are required. The course includes hands-on elements to enhance learning and provide practical skills.

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HSL: Machinery Series – Designing & Specifying Safety Related Control Systems – Buxton, 14 Sept 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 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:21:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58016 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, 13 Sept 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 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:53:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58014 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.

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HSL: Machinery Risk Aseessment Essentials – Buxton, 12 Sept 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 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:49:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58012 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. This course assumes a basic level of understanding of machinery safety such as that given in the machinery safety basics course that takes place on the previous day. Anyone who also needs a thorough understanding of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regs should take this course in combination with the Machinery Safety Basics course held on the previous day.

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HSE: PUWER-Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 11 Sept 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 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:45:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58010 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.

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HSL: Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Management – Buxton, 6 Sept 2017 https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/display-screen-equipment-(dse)-risk-management#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:40:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58008 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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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton – 6-7 Sept 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, 15 Aug 2017 09:36:19 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58006 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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HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 5 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:32:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58004 This one-day course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012). The course information is also applicable to the management of ‘domestic premises’, such as landlords’ duties for rented accommodation.

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Tata Steel UK Limited fined after uncontrolled release of toxic substances http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/tata-steel-uk-limited-fined-after-uncontrolled-release-of-toxic-substances/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/tata-steel-uk-limited-fined-after-uncontrolled-release-of-toxic-substances/#comments Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:02:48 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/tata-steel-uk-limited-fined-after-uncontrolled-release-of-toxic-substances/11025 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/08/11/tata-steel-uk-limited-fined-after-uncontrolled-release-of-toxic-substances/feed/ 0 Company fined after scaffold collapse http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-scaffold-collapse/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-scaffold-collapse/#comments Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:51:40 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-scaffold-collapse/11023 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/08/09/company-fined-after-scaffold-collapse/feed/ 0 New Waste FAQ – When does LOLER apply to waste and recycling equipment? http://hse.gov.uk/waste/faqs.htm#faq6 http://hse.gov.uk/waste/faqs.htm#faq6#comments Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:48:22 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57984 This new FAQ explains how and when LOLER thorough examinations applies to plant and equipment commonly used within the Waste and Recycling Industry.

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