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Engineering firm fined after worker loses finger in lathe machine

Monday, August 15, 2016

A Hampshire based engineering firm has been fined after a worker severed a finger in a metal working lathe.

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Diecasting firm fined after worker suffers serious burns

Friday, August 12, 2016

Manchester aluminium diecasting producer Presbar Diecastings Ltd, has been fined £140,000 after a worker suffered life threatening injuries when he became trapped in a machine.

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GMO Public Register Report – updated August 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

An electronic copy of the Genetically Modified Organisms Public Register, updated for August 2016, is now available to view.

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Security firms fined over death of security guard

Friday, August 12, 2016

Two security companies have been fined after a security guard died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Gas Safety Week 19-25 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of gas safety and reminds us to have our gas appliances safety checked annually by a qualified Gas Safe registered engineer.

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HSE Inspectors’ Guide to Electrical Safety – Buxton, 14 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The workshop will give you a practical understanding of what HSE inspectors are looking for in the control of general electrical safety risks, including the risk and appropriate controls.

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Stair Assessment – Buxton, 14 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

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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Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) – Buxton, 13-14 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This comprehensive and highly rated course is designed for occupational health nurses, occupational physicians, GPs with an interest in occupational health and hand surgeons. It will set out the key areas of HAVS assessment and provide guidance on how to examine and manage cases of HAVS.

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NMHSAG: Occupational Health Surveillance – Bolton, 18 August 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Occupational Health Surveillance will be the topic of a presentation given by Elizabeth Scott, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Health & Safety University of Cumbria and Chartered Occupational Health Practitioner (OH Manager at All Safe OH & S Ltd). The topic will include Models of Occupational Health; Legal and Ethical Aspects and The Equality Act 2010. North […]

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Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace – An Introduction – Buxton, 8 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This course will review the risks from hand-arm vibration exposure and introduce you to the requirements of the current regulations.

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Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 13 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

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.

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Measurement of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 13 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

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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HSE Jobs: Operational Services, Head of Digital – Bootle, Merseyside; Leeds; York

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This is an exciting new opportunity for an exceptional senior leader to play a central role in shaping and delivering HSE’s Digital Programme and transforming transactional operations and processes. Closing date for applications 16 September 2016.

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HSG246 – Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock (Second edition)

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This revised guidance is aimed at directors, owners, managers and supervisors and pays particular attention to the most common hazards, including (un)loading of delivery vehicles, storage systems, workplace transport, mechanical lifting and injuries from sharp edges.

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RR1081 – Review of Small Wind Turbine Construction Instructions and specifically for Structural Supports and Foundations

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This research investigated the possible role of weaknesses in small wind turbine construction instructions in the potential for structural collapse associated with the structural supports and foundations.

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RR1082 – The effectiveness of HSE’s regulatory approach: The construction example

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This project has examined the effectiveness HSE’s approach to regulation of the construction sector since 2001. HSE provided a catalyst for change – utilising its unique information on the industry and expertise in understanding reasonably practicable control to support risk creators in their control of these risks.

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School fined after worker fell from height

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

A school in Brentwood has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations after a worker was injured as he fell from a roof.

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Timber-frame firm fined for fire safety and traffic offences

Monday, August 8, 2016

J G Hale Construction Ltd based in South Wales has been fined £100,000 for running an unsafe timber-frame construction site.

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Manufacturer fined after worker was crushed by door

Friday, August 5, 2016

A Worcestershire-based manufacturer was fined after a worker nearly lost his life when a door collapsed and pinned him to a baler.

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HSE jobs latest: Communications Division, Engagement & Policy Directorate – 4 Posts

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Head of Communications, Head of Internal Communications, Head of Media and Head of Strategic Engagement. Closing date for applications 4 September 2016.

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