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Machinery series: Machinery risk assessment essentials – Buxton, 10 May 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

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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Machinery series: Machinery directive – Buxton, 11 May 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

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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Diving contractor fined for safety failings

Friday, April 8, 2016

A diving contractor from Johnstone, Renfrewshire, has been fined for safety failings in operations for shellfish diving.

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Plymouth landlord fined for endangering tenants

Friday, April 8, 2016

The landlord of a property in Plymouth risked the lives of his tenants through a dangerous gas boiler installed in the flat.

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Case 393 – Library restricts the charging of laptops on health and safety grounds

Friday, April 8, 2016

A council run library will not permit users to plug laptop cables into electrical sockets because they perceive this practice to be a trip hazard, coupled with the potential risk faulty charger plugs may present.

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Company fined after worker falls through skylight

Friday, April 8, 2016

A roofing company from Worcester has been fined after an employee fell through a skylight.

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Worker suffers chemical burns at electropolishing company

Thursday, April 7, 2016

An electropolishing company based in Hampshire has been fined after a worker suffered chemical burns.

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South Devon plumber left illegal gas work in a dangerous state

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

An unregistered gas fitter has been sentenced for illegally installing a gas boiler and undertaking landlord’s gas safety checks at a tenanted property. The boiler he installed was later classed as dangerous.

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Occupational Health and Safety Young Person of the Year Award 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Do you know anyone worthy of receiving a young person health and safety award in recognition of their efforts in the workplace? Why not encourage and support them to enter for the 2016 Jeff Marsh Award. Closing date, 15 April 2016.

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BHSEA meeting: ‘Claims management – avoiding the pitfalls, reducing risk and cost’ – West Bromwich, 20 April 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), beginning at 9.30 to 15.00. Key Topics: the law relating to health and safety and claims; claims process – key steps; ‘real-life’ examples, outcomes and learning points; case study; practical ‘tools’ for your ‘claims management toolbox’.

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New sentencing guidelines (2016) – Bolton, 21 April 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) is a member of Safety Groups UK and affiliated to ROSPA. New sentencing guidelines (2016) will be the topic of a presentation followed by a question and answer session. This is a free event starting at 9.30am and ending at 12 noon.

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Pressure systems awareness – Buxton, 5 May 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

This informative and experiential course is aimed at raising awareness of the hazards associated with pressure systems as well as the relevant regulatory framework.

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Machinery series: PUWER – Buxton, 9 May 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Covering those activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER), this course provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.

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Company fined for safety failings

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

A metalwork casting and machining company has been fined for unsafe work practices after an employee almost fell through a fragile roof.

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Plumber sentenced for not being Gas Safe Registered

Monday, April 4, 2016

A plumber in Essex has been sentenced to a community order after installing gas boilers while not being Gas Safe registered.

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HSE Business Plan 2016/17

Friday, April 1, 2016

HSE will continue to take its responsibility as the prime mover, working with co-regulators, colleagues across government and other stakeholders to deliver healthier, safer workplaces. This plan outlines what HSE, in our role as the national regulator and catalyst in the system, will deliver in 2016/17.

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Sentence after worker injured at prison

Friday, April 1, 2016

Four different duty holders have been fined after a worker was injured while replacing a window at Leeds prison.

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Roofer fined for safety failings

Friday, April 1, 2016

A roofer based in Berkshire has been fined after disturbing and removing asbestos without a licence.

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Dame Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Lots of visits but not the end of the journey….

Thursday, March 31, 2016

It’s been a hectic few weeks at the end of a most enjoyable and challenging eight and a half years as Chair of HSE.

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HSE Chair: Event speeches during 2016 – notes and accompanying slides

Thursday, March 31, 2016

21/01/2016 – Committing Construction to a Healthier Future Summit; 18/02/2016 – Inaugural meeting of IOSH’s Staffordshire Branch; 15/03/2016 – Royal Academy of Engineering – ‘A view from the top'; 17/03/2016 – Westminster briefing.

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