HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:24:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 Company in court again after dangerous quarry blast http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-in-court-again-after-dangerous-quarry-blast/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-in-court-again-after-dangerous-quarry-blast/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:30:48 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-in-court-again-after-dangerous-quarry-blast/5942 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/02/27/company-in-court-again-after-dangerous-quarry-blast/feed/ 0 Liverpool NHS Trust in court over deadly asbestos fibres http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/liverpool-nhs-trust-in-court-over-deadly-asbestos-fibres/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/liverpool-nhs-trust-in-court-over-deadly-asbestos-fibres/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:00:56 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/liverpool-nhs-trust-in-court-over-deadly-asbestos-fibres/5939 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/02/27/liverpool-nhs-trust-in-court-over-deadly-asbestos-fibres/feed/ 0 Building firm in court over carbon monoxide risk to pregnant woman http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/building-firm-in-court-over-carbon-monoxide-risk-to-pregnant-woman/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/building-firm-in-court-over-carbon-monoxide-risk-to-pregnant-woman/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:30:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/building-firm-in-court-over-carbon-monoxide-risk-to-pregnant-woman/5937 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/02/27/building-firm-in-court-over-carbon-monoxide-risk-to-pregnant-woman/feed/ 0 HSE jobs – Senior Scientist – Control & Instrumentation, HSL http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:05:19 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47766 To provide significant technical contribution to the areas of electrical/electronic/control and instrumentation systems, risk assessment and reliability engineering . Close date for applications 25 March 2015.

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HSE jobs – Director, People and Capability http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/hr-scsb2-director-people-and-capability.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/hr-scsb2-director-people-and-capability.htm#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:00:54 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47764 Experienced HR professional to deliver the People Strategy for HSE, with a strong focus on engaging and developing a highly capable and flexible workforce that is able to respond positively to a rapidly changing external landscape. Close date for applications 11 March 2015.

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Cornwall health trust fined for dermatitis failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/cornwall-health-trust-fined-for-dermatitis-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/cornwall-health-trust-fined-for-dermatitis-failings/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:00:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47773 The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been fined after failing to take measures to prevent or monitor at least 23 cases of dermatitis among staff between 2007 and 2012.

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INDG477 – Storing and selling explosive shooting supplies http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg477.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg477.htm#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:30:04 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47771 This leaflet is aimed at anyone who sells explosive shooting supplies. It outlines the risks and the main legal requirements that apply. It also includes a helpful list of dos and don’ts for dutyholders.

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INDG476 – Storing and selling pyrotechnic articles safely http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg476.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg476.htm#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:00:51 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47769 This leaflet is aimed at anyone who sells pyrotechnic articles. It outlines the risks and the main legal requirements that apply. It also includes a helpful list of dos and don’ts for dutyholders.

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BHSEA: Construction Meeting ‘CDM – What’s the Latest?’ – Birmingham, 9 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/bhsea.htm#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:45:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47750 Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association afternoon meeting. Tony Mitchell HM Principal Inspector, HSE will provide an update on the changes to the CDM regulations and examining their impact on the business and domestic client.

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Free Boat Building Safety and Health Awareness Day – Cornwall, 12 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/boat-shad.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/boat-shad.htm#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:30:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47752 A Falmouth Marine School and HSE joint venture. This event will help you protect your workers using sensible health and safety measures and so assist you in complying with the law.

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HSE jobs – IT Specialist, HSL http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:00:20 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47754 To support and deputise for IT Security Officer, draft, review and audit policies, procedures and guidance to ensure HSL has the necessary accreditations to handle sensitive information and connect to the Public Service Network and HSE network. Close date for applications 24 March 2015.

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Firm fined after worker seriously injured in scaffold fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-worker-seriously-injured-in-scaffold-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-worker-seriously-injured-in-scaffold-fall/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:30:04 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-worker-seriously-injured-in-scaffold-fall/5930 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/02/25/firm-fined-after-worker-seriously-injured-in-scaffold-fall/feed/ 0 Engineering firm in court after worker crushed by two-tonne frame http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/engineering-firm-in-court-after-worker-crushed-by-two-tonne-frame/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/engineering-firm-in-court-after-worker-crushed-by-two-tonne-frame/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:30:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/engineering-firm-in-court-after-worker-crushed-by-two-tonne-frame/5927 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/02/25/engineering-firm-in-court-after-worker-crushed-by-two-tonne-frame/feed/ 0 Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work: An Introduction – HSL, Buxton, 10 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-Biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work-an-introduction.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-Biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work-an-introduction.htm#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:00:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47738 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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Preventing Dermatitis and Dermal Exposure: An Introduction – HSL, Buxton, 5 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-preventing-dermatitis-and-dermal-exposure-an-introduction.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-preventing-dermatitis-and-dermal-exposure-an-introduction.htm#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:30:44 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47735 This introduction to the problem and its solutions, will equip you with the skills to tackle dermal exposure even if you have no previous experience. It is also a useful addition to any COSHH training you may already have received.

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Being MINDfully Safe – HSL, Buxton, 5 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-being-mindfully-safe.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-being-mindfully-safe.htm#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:00:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47740 Human error is frequently identified as a cause of accidents. 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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Case 348 – Children not allowed to have balloons http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2015/case348-children-not-allowed-to-have-balloons.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2015/case348-children-not-allowed-to-have-balloons.htm#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:30:03 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47732 Balloons could not be given out to children following a library book event due to unspecified health and safety reasons. Instead the balloons were burst and thrown away.

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Free Arboriculture Contractors SHAD – Warwickshire, 17 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:00:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47723 Places still available on this free Safety and Health Awareness Day, covering legislation, training, safety guidance, risk assessment, PPE and equipment inspection. Plus a practical demonstration session spotlighting climbing, site management and tree rescue.

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Free Forestry Safety and Health Awareness Days – March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/events.htm#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:30:56 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47721 Two identical half-day sessions will be run on each day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon: 10 March 2015 – Parkgate, Dumfries and Galloway; 24 March 2015 – Lyndhurst, Hampshire.

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Additions and changes to HSL training courses – London, 17-19 March 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/#mar http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/#mar#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:00:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47712 Changes and additions to Health and Safety Laboratory courses in London between 17 – 19 March: Behaviour change, DSE risk management, Manual handling, Wellbeing – enhancing operational efficiency, COSHH practical assessment & control and Site-based assurance on PSM systems. Find out more…

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