HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:58:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Premium Power – Electrical Safety and Arc Flash Seminar:Free Professional CPD event – Sunderland, 26 Oct 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/premium-power.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/premium-power.htm#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:58:36 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52333 This ‘Free’ half-day CPD seminar run by Premium Power is of interest to health and safety managers, SHE specialists, engineers and facility managers working in large scale industrial environments looking to advance their electrical safety knowledge and training.

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Alton Towers’ owners fined £5million over Smiler crash http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/alton-towers-owners-fined-over-smiler-crash/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/alton-towers-owners-fined-over-smiler-crash/#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:19:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/alton-towers-owners-fined-over-smiler-crash/9596 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/27/alton-towers-owners-fined-5million-over-smiler-crash/feed/ 0 HSL – Human Factors in Accident and Incident Investigations – Glasgow, 25-26 Oct 2016 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/27/hsl-human-factors-in-accident-and-incident-investigations-glasgow-25-26-oct-2016/ http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/27/hsl-human-factors-in-accident-and-incident-investigations-glasgow-25-26-oct-2016/#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:11:22 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52328 This course is designed to give participants an impartial and pragmatic understanding (and experience) of some of the techniques that are available for investigating Human Factors issues.

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HSL: COSHH training – Practical Assessment and Control – Glasgow, 25-26 Oct 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control---%28training-in-glasgow%29 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control---%28training-in-glasgow%29#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:09:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52326 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 – Behaviour Change: improving Health and Safety Performance – Glasgow, 25-26 Oct 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-improving-health-and-safety-performance-%28training-in-glasgow%29 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/behaviour-change-improving-health-and-safety-performance-%28training-in-glasgow%29#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:06:51 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52324 This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour.

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BAOHSF – Health and Safety in the 21st Century: How Auditing, Technology and Training can aid compliance – Bradford,18 Oct 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/baohsf.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/baohsf.htm#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:03:57 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52321 The seminar is aimed at providing guidance and tools to help businesses to comply with legislation using the technology available in order to assess and control risks in the workplace.

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HSL: LEV – Practical management of Local Exhaust Ventilation – BOHS approved – HSL Buxton, 7 Oct 2016 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 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:00:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52319 The course will demonstrate how to successfully manage LEV systems in order to get effective, efficient, and reliable control of contaminants at least cost. This course is a British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) approved course.

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HSE to prosecute manufacturing company following Red Arrow pilot death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-to-prosecute-manufacturing-company-following-red-arrow-pilot-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-to-prosecute-manufacturing-company-following-red-arrow-pilot-death/#comments Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:44:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-to-prosecute-manufacturing-company-following-red-arrow-pilot-death/9645 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/26/hse-to-prosecute-manufacturing-company-following-red-arrow-pilot-death/feed/ 0 Star company of BBC series prosecuted over worker injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/star-company-of-bbc-series-prosecuted-over-worker-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/star-company-of-bbc-series-prosecuted-over-worker-injury/#comments Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:35:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/star-company-of-bbc-series-prosecuted-over-worker-injury/9601 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/22/star-company-of-bbc-series-prosecuted-over-worker-injury/feed/ 0 Somerset manufacturer prosecuted for workers death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/#comments Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:16:12 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/9616 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/21/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/feed/ 0 Hemel Hempstead manufacturer fined £1m following worker’s death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hemel-hampstead-manufacturer-fined-1m-following-workers-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hemel-hampstead-manufacturer-fined-1m-following-workers-death/#comments Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:57:18 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hemel-hampstead-manufacturer-fined-1m-following-workers-death/9566 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/19/hemel-hempstead-manufacturer-fined-1m-following-workers-death/feed/ 0 Harrogate & District Health & Safety Forum: Managing Warehousing and Storage Safely – Harrogate, 5 Oct 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/harrogate-safe-forum.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/harrogate-safe-forum.htm#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:17:18 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52295 This free event aims to aid in health and safety management, to help reduce injuries and occupational ill health, and help the industry achieve the government’s injury reduction and occupational ill health targets for UK workplaces.

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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – HSL Buxton, 20 Oct 2016 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 Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:13:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52293 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.

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HSL: Manual handling for Assessors – HSL Buxton, 19 Oct 2016 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 Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:11:44 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52289 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation. 

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HSL: Layers of Protection Analysis: Practical Application and Pitfalls (LOPA) – HSL Buxton, 19-20 Oct 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/layers-of-protection-analysis-practical-application-and-pitfalls-(lopa) http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/layers-of-protection-analysis-practical-application-and-pitfalls-(lopa)#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:07:20 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52291 The course is aimed at those engineers, managers and safety professionals who have a basic knowledge of risk assessment possibly gained through HAZOP studies and PHA studies, who would like to have an understanding of the LOPA method and how to apply LOPA and the pitfalls commonly associated with this type of analysis.

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HSL: COMAH: The application of CLP and Aggregation in the COMAH 2015 Regulations – HSL Buxton, 19 Oct 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-the-application-of-clp-and-aggregation-in-the-comah-2015-regulations http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-the-application-of-clp-and-aggregation-in-the-comah-2015-regulations#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:40:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52287 The course will give an overview of the requirements of the new Regulations. It will also cover the potential changes in scope brought about by the CLP classifications, how to determine the CLP classification of chemicals and how to apply the COMAH aggregation rules to determine the COMAH status of a site. 

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HSL: COMAH Compliance for Lower Tier Establishments – HSL Buxton, 18 Oct 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-compliance-for-lower-tier-establishments http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/comah-compliance-for-lower-tier-establishments#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:37:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52285 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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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – HSL Buxton, 13 Oct 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/dsear-compliance-for-managers-and-supervisors#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:34:13 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52283 HSL is to run a course on the identification and control of risks from dangerous substances required to comply with the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).

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HSL: Managing Health Risks in Construction Seminar – HSL Buxton, 5 Oct 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/construction---managing-health-risks-in-construction-seminar http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-seminars/construction---managing-health-risks-in-construction-seminar#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:29:46 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52281 This seminar will provide a unique opportunity to influence the type of support required by the industry to effect a change on health risk management.

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British Safety Council 2016 Annual Conference: Health and work in a changing world – London, 5 Oct 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/britsafe.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/britsafe.htm#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:27:44 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52279 This year’s annual conference will attempt to de-mystify the meaning and place of health in the workplace.

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