HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:11:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Buxton, 18 May 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 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:11:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57704 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: Measurement of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 16 May 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/measurement-of-hazardous-substance-exposures http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/measurement-of-hazardous-substance-exposures#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:08:40 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57702 This course is designed to give health and safety professionals a clear view of how exposure measurement can help them better understand and control the health risks posed by hazardous substances.

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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 24 May 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:04:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57700 This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation. It will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 23 May 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57698 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation. It is suited to employers and employee representatives who intend to begin the process of manual handling risk assessment and control within their companies.

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HSL: Procedures: Making Sure Yours Works – Buxton, 17-18 May 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/procedures-making-sure-yours-work http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/procedures-making-sure-yours-work#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:12:56 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57696 This new HSL course is designed to help you review existing procedures effectively and equip you with the capability to write new ones. It is based on human factors good practice in designing, developing and writing procedures and other job aids and enhancing compliance.

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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 17-18 May 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 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:11:05 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57694 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, 16 May 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 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:05:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57692 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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HSL: Practical Management of Local Exhaust Ventilation Controls – BOHS Approved – Buxton, 26 April 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 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:04:24 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57690 Local exhaust ventilation is a commonly used method of controlling workers’ exposure to airborne contaminants. However, LEV is not always as effective as it could be and all too often fails to protect workers’ health.

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HSL: Stair Assessment – Buxton, 26 April 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/stair-assessment- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/stair-assessment-#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:56:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57688 This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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HSL: Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 25 April 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/slips-and-trips---falls-prevention- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/slips-and-trips---falls-prevention-#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:51:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57686 This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls. It is delivered by experts in accident investigation and has a practical focus on understanding the causes of slips, trips and falls and reducing the risk of future incidents.

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HSL: Machinery Series – Designing & Specifying Safety Related Control Systems – Buxton, 27 April 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 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:48:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57684 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.

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HSL: Machinery Series – Machinery Directive – Buxton, 26 April 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 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:37:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57682 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 Assessment Essential – Buxton, 25 April 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 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:32:01 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57679 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.

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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 24 April 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 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:30:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57677 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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Birmingham Working Well Together Group – Free Harness Awareness Training – various dates available http://hse.gov.uk/events/wwt.htm http://hse.gov.uk/events/wwt.htm#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:21:36 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57675 Aimed at the SME and small businesses this free awareness course is available on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 10th May 2017 – Keepmoat Head Office, Gorsey Lane, Coles Hill, B46 1JU
  • Wednesday 17th May 2017 – Arco, Merry Hill, Dudley Court North, Brierley Hill, DY5 1XP
  • Friday 19th May 2017 – MACE , Albert House, Albert Street, Birmingham, B4 7UD
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NMHSAG – Occupational Health and Safety Young Person of the year Award 2017 http://hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag-hs-young-person-award.htm http://hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag-hs-young-person-award.htm#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:48:15 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57673 We are looking for nominations to celebrate a young person or team of young people (under 25 years of age) who have shown positive interventions, initiatives, actions or documentation relating to Health and Safety in the workplace. The Award is aimed at those in a work placement, apprenticeship or in employment.

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Firm fined after worker injured when pipe fell into trench and struck him http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/firm-fined-after-worker-injured-when-pipe-fell-into-trench-and-struck-him/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/firm-fined-after-worker-injured-when-pipe-fell-into-trench-and-struck-him/#comments Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:13:16 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/firm-fined-after-worker-injured-when-pipe-fell-into-trench-and-struck-him/10653 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/04/12/firm-fined-after-worker-injured-when-pipe-fell-into-trench-and-struck-him/feed/ 0 Engineering firm fined after worker crushed in machinery http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-crushed-in-machinery/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-crushed-in-machinery/#comments Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:00:27 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-crushed-in-machinery/10651 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/04/12/engineering-firm-fined-after-worker-crushed-in-machinery/feed/ 0 Company fined after worker suffers hand injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-worker-suffers-hand-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-worker-suffers-hand-injuries/#comments Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:48:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/company-fined-after-worker-suffers-hand-injuries/10658 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/04/12/company-fined-after-worker-suffers-hand-injuries/feed/ 0 Bakers fined after workers suffer hand injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/bakers-fined-after-workers-suffer-hand-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/bakers-fined-after-workers-suffer-hand-injuries/#comments Tue, 11 Apr 2017 08:44:41 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/bakers-fined-after-workers-suffer-hand-injuries/10649 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/04/11/bakers-fined-after-workers-suffer-hand-injuries/feed/ 0