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HSE releases injury and ill-health statistics 2014/15

The full statistical report and industry specific data can be found online.

HSE is recruiting for the role of HM Inspector of Health and Safety

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a world-class health and safety regulator. Various locations across Great Britain – apply now. Close date for applications, Friday 25 September 2015.

By |2015-09-07T09:00:02+00:00September 7th, 2015|Agriculture, Catering and hospitality, Central government, Construction, Education, Engineering, Entertainment and leisure, Food manufacturing, Gas, Health and safety, Jobs, Local government, Manufacturing, Quarries, Scotland, Wales, Health services, HSE|Comments Off on HSE is recruiting for the role of HM Inspector of Health and Safety

New COSHH essentials e-tool launched

A new and improved COSHH e-tool has been launched. Enhancements include the incorporation of Hazard (H) statements to comply with CLP Regulations in line with the Global Harmonisation System (GHS) of classification and labelling.

By |2015-06-01T14:00:32+00:00June 1st, 2015|Agriculture, Catering and hospitality, Construction, Health and safety, Manufacturing, Quarries, Cleaning, HSE, Motor vehicle repair, Offshore oil and gas, Stonemasonry, COSHH, Plastics, Retail, Rubber|Comments Off on New COSHH essentials e-tool launched

HSE calls for New Year resolution on health and safety blame game

The Health and Safety Executive wants businesses that provide customer service to turn over a new leaf and stop blaming health and safety for poor or over-the-top decisions.

By |2015-01-02T12:05:46+00:00January 2nd, 2015|Catering and hospitality, Health and safety, Press release, HSE, Retail, Leisure activities, Health and safety myths, Images, Myth Busters Challenge Panel|Comments Off on HSE calls for New Year resolution on health and safety blame game

Proposals to amend safety of pressure systems ACOP

Public consultation runs from 1 September to 13 October 2014 – have your say on the revised version of the ACOP relating to the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 – L122 (PSSR ACOP). The consultation asks specific questions on the new format of the ACOP.

Risk assessments – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace

HSE has revised and simplified the 5 Steps. INDG163 ‘Risk assessment – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace’ clearly outlines what businesses need to do to assess their workplace risks without creating mountains of meaningless paperwork.

By |2014-08-29T13:00:25+00:00August 29th, 2014|Catering and hospitality, Entertainment and leisure, Health and safety, Free leaflet, Publications, Cleaning, Business, HSE, Motor vehicle repair, Retail, Leisure activities, Offices, Risk, Workplace transport, Revised publications|Comments Off on Risk assessments – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace

HSE51 – Regulation of health and safety at work

HSE has published a document that explains the main features of the regulatory approach taken by HSE and local authorities to improve standards in health and safety performance. The document will be of interest to businesses regulated by HSE and local authorities, as well as others working in health and safety.