HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:07:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 Gateshead firm fined after roof blown off in high winds http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/gateshead-firm-fined-after-roof-blown-off-in-high-winds/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/gateshead-firm-fined-after-roof-blown-off-in-high-winds/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:30:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/gateshead-firm-fined-after-roof-blown-off-in-high-winds/5722 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/28/gateshead-firm-fined-after-roof-blown-off-in-high-winds/feed/ 0 North West London landlord convicted for gas safety dangers http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/north-west-london-landlord-convicted-for-gas-safety-dangers/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/north-west-london-landlord-convicted-for-gas-safety-dangers/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:00:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/north-west-london-landlord-convicted-for-gas-safety-dangers/5719 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/27/north-west-london-landlord-convicted-for-gas-safety-dangers/feed/ 0 Joinery firm in court after worker loses fingertip http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/joinery-firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-fingertip/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/joinery-firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-fingertip/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:30:50 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/joinery-firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-fingertip/5717 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/27/joinery-firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-fingertip/feed/ 0 Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Thumper http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/thumper260115.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/news/judith-risk-assessment/thumper260115.htm#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:00:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47408 “If you can’t say somethin’ nice then don’t say nothin’ at all” – working in the world of health and safety sometimes requires very broad shoulders and a thick skin.

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RR1021 – The occupational hygiene implications of the use of diacetyl in the food flavouring and fragrance industries http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1021.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1021.htm#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:00:57 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47398 This report presents the findings of a small study to investigate exposures to diacetyl amongst workers employed in the food flavouring and fragrance industries.

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Company and director in court for poor site standards http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-and-director-in-court-for-poor-site-standards/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-and-director-in-court-for-poor-site-standards/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:30:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-and-director-in-court-for-poor-site-standards/5714 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/27/company-and-director-in-court-for-poor-site-standards/feed/ 0 HSL: Principles of Incident Investigation and Failure Analysis – Buxton, 26 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-principles-of-incident-investigation-and-failure-analysis.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-principles-of-incident-investigation-and-failure-analysis.htm#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:30:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47161 The course will focus primarily on the investigation of mechanical and engineering failures, many of the principles covered will be directly transferable to investigations of any type.

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Furniture company prosecuted over worker’s injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/furniture-company-prosecuted-over-workers-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/furniture-company-prosecuted-over-workers-injury/#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:38:19 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/furniture-company-prosecuted-over-workers-injury/5709 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/26/furniture-company-prosecuted-over-workers-injury/feed/ 0 Firm in court after worker paralysed in roof fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-in-court-after-worker-paralysed-in-roof-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-in-court-after-worker-paralysed-in-roof-fall/#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:07:26 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-in-court-after-worker-paralysed-in-roof-fall/5705 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/26/firm-in-court-after-worker-paralysed-in-roof-fall/feed/ 0 HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: Predictive Aspects of COMAH – Buxton, 17-18 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-onshore-major-hazards-predictive-aspects-of-comah.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-onshore-major-hazards-predictive-aspects-of-comah.htm#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:45:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47413 This course is intended for risk assessment specialists and ‘intelligent customers’ who buy in risk assessment services. It is Delivered by experienced safety report assessors, and from the point of view of the requirements of the regulator.

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HSL: Human reliability assessment using (HEART) – Buxton, 10-11 February 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-heart.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-heart.htm#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:45:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47410 In this course, one of the most accessible techniques, the Human Error Assessment and Reduction Technique (HEART), will be explained. It is used in a wide range of industries and gives insight into potential sources of error.

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Care home owner in court over death of vulnerable resident http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/care-home-owner-in-court-over-death-of-vulnerable-resident/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/care-home-owner-in-court-over-death-of-vulnerable-resident/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:00:02 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47406 The owner of a Leicester care home has been fined £100,000 after a vulnerable 85-year-old resident died from serious burns.

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Vet in court over X-ray of employee’s foot http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/vet-in-court-over-x-ray-of-employees-foot/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/vet-in-court-over-x-ray-of-employees-foot/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:00:46 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/vet-in-court-over-x-ray-of-employees-foot/5696 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/23/vet-in-court-over-x-ray-of-employees-foot/feed/ 0 Firm in court after worker loses arm http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-arm/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-arm/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:00:46 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-arm/5687 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/21/firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-arm/feed/ 0 Businessman fined for asbestos failure in Colwyn Bay http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/businessman-fined-for-asbestos-failure-in-colwyn-bay/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/businessman-fined-for-asbestos-failure-in-colwyn-bay/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:00:01 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/businessman-fined-for-asbestos-failure-in-colwyn-bay/5680 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/21/businessman-fined-for-asbestos-failure-in-colwyn-bay/feed/ 0 Worker’s injuries land brewery in court http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/workers-injuries-land-brewery-in-court/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/workers-injuries-land-brewery-in-court/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:30:54 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/workers-injuries-land-brewery-in-court/5678 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/20/workers-injuries-land-brewery-in-court/feed/ 0 Firm in court after routine inspection reveals unsafe work at height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-in-court-after-routine-inspection-reveals-unsafe-work-at-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-in-court-after-routine-inspection-reveals-unsafe-work-at-height/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:30:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-in-court-after-routine-inspection-reveals-unsafe-work-at-height/5673 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/20/firm-in-court-after-routine-inspection-reveals-unsafe-work-at-height/feed/ 0 Crisp producer in court after worker loses tip of finger http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/crisp-producer-in-court-after-worker-loses-tip-of-finger/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/crisp-producer-in-court-after-worker-loses-tip-of-finger/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:00:48 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/crisp-producer-in-court-after-worker-loses-tip-of-finger/5668 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/20/crisp-producer-in-court-after-worker-loses-tip-of-finger/feed/ 0 Illegal Swindon gas fitter put lives at risk http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/illegal-swindon-gas-fitter-put-lives-at-risk/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/illegal-swindon-gas-fitter-put-lives-at-risk/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:00:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/illegal-swindon-gas-fitter-put-lives-at-risk/5666 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/01/20/illegal-swindon-gas-fitter-put-lives-at-risk/feed/ 0 Appeal to Welsh employers as new figures underline importance of workplace safety http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/appeal-to-welsh-employers-as-new-figures-underline-importance-of-workplace-safety/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/appeal-to-welsh-employers-as-new-figures-underline-importance-of-workplace-safety/#comments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:00:44 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47382 Safety watchdog the Health and Safety Executive is marking its 40th anniversary with an appeal for businesses in Wales to make the wellbeing of workers their top priority for the new financial year.

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