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CDM 2015: Introduction to the role of the principal designer – London, 26 April 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

This event provides an introduction to this new role and is aimed at designers, clients, contractors and/or individuals who may take on, or want to understand the PD function, particularly for small to medium size projects.

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10th UK & Ireland Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology Conference – Buxton, 21 April 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

This conference brings together active researchers in the broad field of occupational and environmental epidemiology. The event will include keynote lectures, oral presentations and posters.

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4th UK & Ireland Exposure Science Conference – Buxton, 20 April 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

This one-day event brings together those with an interest in the measurement, modelling and assessment of environmental, occupational, ergonomics and nutritional exposures, especially with an application to epidemiology.

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Didcot: Joint statement from HSE and Thames Valley Police

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

“RWE has today presented a plan to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Thames Valley Police (TVP) to commence work on the collapsed debris, ready to recover the missing men.

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Chemical company fined £200,000 following toxic chemical release

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

A chemical company was sentenced today in Leeds Crown Court for safety breaches when a very toxic chemical was ejected under pressure.

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National crane company fined £750,000 for two deaths after collapse

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A national crane hire company has been sentenced for failings that led to the death of two men as a crane collapsed in London.

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HSE jobs – HR Business Partner

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

HSE is seeking an experienced HR professional for the Business Partner role, based in Buxton, with our Science Directorate. As one of our team of four HR Business Partners you will have an important role working with senior business leads in key priority areas. Closing date, 3 April 2016.

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Contractor fined after worker injured in cable strike

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A Helensburgh-based contracting company has been fined after a worker hit an underground cable and suffered burns to his hands and face whilst working on a primary school refurbishment project.

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Landlord sentenced for gas safety failings

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

London-based landlord, Duran Akbulut, was given an eight week suspended sentence for gas safety failings.

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Family partnership fined after worker fell through skylight

Monday, March 14, 2016

A family partnership in Pembrokeshire has been fined after a worker fell through a skylight forming part of the roof of a cattle shed to the concrete floor below.

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Update on Didcot power station incident

Friday, March 11, 2016

This is a joint statement on behalf of Thames Valley Police and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) following the partial building collapse at Didcot power station on 23 February.

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Case 390 – Undertaker tells family deceased cannot be placed in coffin wearing shoes

Friday, March 11, 2016

A family arranging a funeral were told by the undertaker that health and safety regulations prevent the wearing of shoes in a coffin by the deceased.

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DSEAR compliance for managers and supervisors – Buxton, 14 April 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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Ergonomics – Buxton, 11-15 April 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

This five-day course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce.

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Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) – Buxton, 12-13 April 2016

Friday, March 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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Barnstaple gas engineer prosecuted following unsafe asbestos removal at a tenants’ home

Thursday, March 10, 2016

A gas engineer removed potentially dangerous asbestos material during a gas boiler replacement putting himself and others at risk from exposure to asbestos fibres.

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HSL: Occupational Medicine Seminar for HSE Appointed Doctors, Occupational Health Professionals and GPs – Buxton, 22 Mar 2017

Monday, March 7, 2016

This course is designed for occupational health professionals, primarily occupational physicians, occupational health nurses and GPs with an interest in occupational medicine.

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Man fined for potentially exposing members of the public to asbestos

Monday, March 7, 2016

A man from County Durham has been fined for potentially exposing members of the public to asbestos fibres during the refurbishment of a residential property on South Parade, Croft on Tees, County Durham.

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Analytical services customer day – Buxton, 5 April 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016

Customer day for users of HSL’s analytical services. Learn more about the services offered and get a chance to discuss your particular issues with HSL experts. The programme will include options on allergens, isocyanates, asbestos, biological monitoring, volatile organic compounds and process-generated fumes, as well as lab tours.

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Company fined after work falls through roof

Friday, March 4, 2016

A Cornish clean energy company has been fined after a worker fell through a fragile roof.

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