HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:37:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 European Good Practice awards http://www.hse.gov.uk/campaigns/european-2016/good-practice-awards.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/campaigns/european-2016/good-practice-awards.htm#comments Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:07:59 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52207 A reminder that the closing date for entries for the Good Practice awards for the current EU health and safety campaign: Healthy workplaces for all ages, is 7th October 2016. So submit your entry and find out more about the awards.

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Gas engineer fined for unsafe installation http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/gas-engineer-fined-for-unsafe-installation/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/gas-engineer-fined-for-unsafe-installation/#comments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:54:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/gas-engineer-fined-for-unsafe-installation/9485 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/23/gas-engineer-fined-for-unsafe-installation/feed/ 0 HSE Inspectors’ Guide to Improvement and Prohibition Notices – HSL Buxton, 15 September 2016 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 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:30:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52194 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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Roofing firms fined after worker fell to his death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-firms-fined-after-worker-fell-to-his-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-firms-fined-after-worker-fell-to-his-death/#comments Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:43:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-firms-fined-after-worker-fell-to-his-death/9483 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/22/roofing-firms-fined-after-worker-fell-to-his-death/feed/ 0 Site and Transport Safety – HSL Buxton, 15 September 2016 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 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:23:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52192 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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Pressure Systems Awareness – HSL Buxton, 15 September 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/pressure-systems-awareness http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/pressure-systems-awareness#comments Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:30:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52190 Course will offer delegates the unique opportunity to learn from real life case studies and forensic investigations into pressure systems failures.

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HSL: Understanding and using RM3 – London, 14 – 15 September 2016 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 Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:21:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52188 This course is intended as an introduction to the Risk Management Maturity Model and therefore would suit those who have little or no knowledge of RM³ and its application.

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Biological monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work – HSL Buxton, 14 September 2016 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/19/biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work-hsl-buxton-14-september-2016/ http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/19/biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work-hsl-buxton-14-september-2016/#comments Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:15:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52185 This workshop is an overview of biological monitoring and how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer.

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Distillery blaze left 21-year-old worker engulfed in flames http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/9465/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/9465/#comments Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:09:04 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/9465/9465 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/18/distillery-blaze-left-21-year-old-worker-engulfed-in-flames/feed/ 0 Bulgarian firm fined for poor work at height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bulgarian-firm-fined-for-poor-work-at-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bulgarian-firm-fined-for-poor-work-at-height/#comments Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:39:42 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bulgarian-firm-fined-for-poor-work-at-height/9473 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/18/bulgarian-firm-fined-for-poor-work-at-height/feed/ 0 ‘Back to Basics ll’ – Garstang, 13 September 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nwra.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nwra.htm#comments Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:45:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52182 North West Regional Association conference targeting Occupational Health Issues with the aim of reminding delegates not to lose sight of the basic fundamentals of health and safety.

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‘Know your Landscape – Safety and Health Matters’ – Lincoln, 13 September 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm#comments Thu, 18 Aug 2016 10:17:52 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52180 National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services, Social Care Safety Forum. Presenters include: HSE, Lincolnshire Fire service, lawyers and a Forensic Client provider.

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Construction firm sentenced after worker falls down a lift pit http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/construction-firm-sentenced-after-worker-falls-down-a-lift-pit/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/construction-firm-sentenced-after-worker-falls-down-a-lift-pit/#comments Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:28:48 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/construction-firm-sentenced-after-worker-falls-down-a-lift-pit/9448 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/16/construction-firm-sentenced-after-worker-falls-down-a-lift-pit/feed/ 0 Man sentenced for pretending to be Gas Safe Registered http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/man-sentenced-for-pretending-to-be-gas-safe-registered/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/man-sentenced-for-pretending-to-be-gas-safe-registered/#comments Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:00:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/man-sentenced-for-pretending-to-be-gas-safe-registered/9427 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/15/man-sentenced-for-pretending-to-be-gas-safe-registered/feed/ 0 Worker suffers serious burns after clothing catches fire http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-serious-burns-after-clothing-catches-fire/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-serious-burns-after-clothing-catches-fire/#comments Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:00:23 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-serious-burns-after-clothing-catches-fire/9432 A foundry based in Batley has been fined after a worker suffered serious burns when his clothing caught fire.

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Engineering firm fined after worker loses finger in lathe machine http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/#comments Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:07:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/9441 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/15/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-loses-finger-in-lathe-machine/feed/ 0 Diecasting firm fined after worker suffers serious burns http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/diecasting-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-serious-burns/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/diecasting-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-serious-burns/#comments Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:52:37 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/diecasting-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-serious-burns/9420 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/12/diecasting-firm-fined-after-worker-suffers-serious-burns/feed/ 0 GMO Public Register Report – updated August 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/biosafety/gmo/notifications/publicregister.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/biosafety/gmo/notifications/publicregister.htm#comments Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:25:36 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52161 An electronic copy of the Genetically Modified Organisms Public Register, updated for August 2016, is now available to view.

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Security firms fined over death of security guard http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/security-firms-fined-over-death-of-security-guard/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/security-firms-fined-over-death-of-security-guard/#comments Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:10:58 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/security-firms-fined-over-death-of-security-guard/9417 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/12/security-firms-fined-over-death-of-security-guard/feed/ 0 Gas Safety Week 19-25 September 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/gas/domestic/gas-safety-week.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/gas/domestic/gas-safety-week.htm#comments Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:46:04 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52156 Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of gas safety and reminds us to have our gas appliances safety checked annually by a qualified Gas Safe registered engineer.

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