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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

Free-to-download Safety Wizard app

A developer has launched a free-to-download health and safety app to help small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) manage common workplace risks. The ‘SME Safety Wizard app’ is structured around HSE’s Toolbox guidance.

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

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.