HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:17:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 Construction firm in court over worker’s multiple injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/construction-firm-in-court-over-workers-multiple-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/construction-firm-in-court-over-workers-multiple-injuries/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:30:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/construction-firm-in-court-over-workers-multiple-injuries/5226 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/21/construction-firm-in-court-over-workers-multiple-injuries/feed/ 0 HSE jobs – Computer/Data Scientist, HSL http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:00:04 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46785 The post holder will provide scientific support in the area of Computer Science analysis expertise, and assist with the design, development and management of solutions for clients. Close date for applications is 16 December 2014.

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Property developer and builder in court over death at construction site http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/property-developer-and-builder-in-court-over-death-at-construction-site/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/property-developer-and-builder-in-court-over-death-at-construction-site/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:00:20 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/property-developer-and-builder-in-court-over-death-at-construction-site/5218 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/21/property-developer-and-builder-in-court-over-death-at-construction-site/feed/ 0 MCCSG: Health in the construction sector – Liverpool, 8 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mccsg.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/mccsg.htm#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:00:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46783 Merseyside and Cheshire Construction Safety Group event. Dr Steve Forman HSE, will be talking about health in the construction sector, such as noise, dust, HAVs and other relevant matters with regards to employees health.

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COMAH: The new Seveso lll Directive and GHS – Buxton, 4 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-the-new-seveso-lll-directive-and-ghs.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-the-new-seveso-lll-directive-and-ghs.htm#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:00:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46764 This course will give an overview of the requirements of the new Directive and the timetable for implementation as revised COMAH regulations.

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COMAH Compliance for lower-tier establishments – Buxton, 3 December 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-compliance-for-lower-tier-establishments.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-compliance-for-lower-tier-establishments.htm#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:00:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46762 This course identifies the COMAH duties for lower-tier establishments and what needs to be done to comply with them. It also explains the duties that fall to the Competent Authority (CA) and local government.

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Scaffolder in court for dangerous work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffolder-in-court-for-dangerous-work-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffolder-in-court-for-dangerous-work-2/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:30:28 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffolder-in-court-for-dangerous-work-2/5212 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/20/scaffolder-in-court-for-dangerous-work/feed/ 0 Wimbledon building firm risked workers’ lives http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/wimbledon-building-firm-risked-workers-lives/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/wimbledon-building-firm-risked-workers-lives/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:00:44 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/wimbledon-building-firm-risked-workers-lives/5194 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/20/wimbledon-building-firm-risked-workers-lives/feed/ 0 Contractor in court after falling fence injures 91-year-old pedestrian http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractor-in-court-after-falling-fence-injures-91-year-old-pedestrian/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractor-in-court-after-falling-fence-injures-91-year-old-pedestrian/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:30:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractor-in-court-after-falling-fence-injures-91-year-old-pedestrian/5192 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/20/contractor-in-court-after-falling-fence-injures-91-year-old-pedestrian/feed/ 0 Welsh care home fined following elderly resident’s death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/welsh-care-home-company-fined-following-elderlys-residents-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/welsh-care-home-company-fined-following-elderlys-residents-death/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:30:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/welsh-care-home-company-fined-following-elderlys-residents-death/5187 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/20/welsh-care-home-fined-following-elderly-residents-death/feed/ 0 Case 332 – Passenger’s coffee purchase had to be placed on table by train attendant http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2014/case332-passengers-coffee-to-be-placed-on-table-by-train-trolley-attendent.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2014/case332-passengers-coffee-to-be-placed-on-table-by-train-trolley-attendent.htm#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:00:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46749 A passenger on a train ordered coffee from the trolley service. They reached to take the cup but the trolley attendant explained health and safety regulations stated he had to physically place the hot drink on the table in front of him.

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Laundry fined after teen worker was trapped in machine http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/laundry-fined-after-teen-worker-was-trapped-in-machine/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/laundry-fined-after-teen-worker-was-trapped-in-machine/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:00:54 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/laundry-fined-after-teen-worker-was-trapped-in-machine/5184 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/19/laundry-fined-after-teen-worker-was-trapped-in-machine/feed/ 0 Bakery firm in court after worker’s hand injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/bakery-firm-in-court-after-workers-hand-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/bakery-firm-in-court-after-workers-hand-injury/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:00:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/bakery-firm-in-court-after-workers-hand-injury/5178 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/19/bakery-firm-in-court-after-workers-hand-injury/feed/ 0 Unguarded danger at East Yorkshire firm http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/unguarded-danger-at-east-yorkshire-firm/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/unguarded-danger-at-east-yorkshire-firm/#comments Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:00:23 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/unguarded-danger-at-east-yorkshire-firm/5176 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/18/unguarded-danger-at-east-yorkshire-firm/feed/ 0 Hertfordshire builder in court after illegal gas work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/hertfordshire-builder-in-court-after-illegal-gas-work/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/hertfordshire-builder-in-court-after-illegal-gas-work/#comments Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:00:22 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/hertfordshire-builder-in-court-after-illegal-gas-work/5173 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/18/hertfordshire-builder-in-court-after-illegal-gas-work/feed/ 0 Two firms in court after worker injured on unguarded machine http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/two-firms-in-court-after-worker-injured-on-unguarded-machine/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/two-firms-in-court-after-worker-injured-on-unguarded-machine/#comments Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:00:31 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/two-firms-in-court-after-worker-injured-on-unguarded-machine/5171 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/18/two-firms-in-court-after-worker-injured-on-unguarded-machine/feed/ 0 RR1027 – Ventilation of vehicles used for carriage of acetylene http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1027.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1027.htm#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:00:27 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46732 Following a fatality caused by an acetylene gas explosion involving a van carrying oxy-acetylene welding equipment, HSE commissioned research to investigate foreseeable gas leak rates, vehicle ventilation rates and possible vehicle modifications that would increase the ventilation rate and hence help to mitigate the explosion risk.

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RR1023 – Reliable corrosion inhibition in the oil and gas industry http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1023.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1023.htm#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:00:50 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46730 The objective of the work was to undertake a literature review on the subject of corrosion inhibition in the offshore oil and gas industry to understand the current issues. The report covers the main factors affecting the effectiveness of chemical corrosion inhibitors.

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Scottish Manual Handling Passport Scheme http://www.hse.gov.uk/scotland/resources.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/scotland/resources.htm#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:00:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46715 The new Scottish Manual Handling Passport Scheme for Scottish Local Authorities and Health Boards was published in August 2014. It sets out a minimum standard, which can assist health and safety inspectors in assessing dutyholder compliance with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

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House builder in court for ignoring safety warnings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/house-builder-in-court-for-ignoring-safety-warnings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/house-builder-in-court-for-ignoring-safety-warnings/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:00:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/house-builder-in-court-for-ignoring-safety-warnings/5164 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/14/house-builder-in-court-for-ignoring-safety-warnings/feed/ 0