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  • Added 22/12/06
    HSE: Work related stress case study at De Montfort University published

  • Added 20/12/06
    BBC Radio 4: If a tree falls over in a gale and crushes a child is it a matter for Health and Safety? Interview with Lord Renton and Mr Bill Callaghan, Chair of the Health and Safety Commission (HSC) Listen here

  • Added 19/12/06
    HSE: The safer community initiative website has been updated

  • Added 19/12/06
    HSE: The worker involvement (managing noise and hand-arm vibration risks) project launched

  • Added 19/12/06
    NHS Plus: New guidance for employers and employees on chronic fatigue syndrome published

  • Added 19/12/06
    HSE: Working with visual display units (VDUs) leaflet revised

  • Added 19/12/06
    HSE: The economics of health and safety published

  • Added 19/12/06
    Euronews: December edition published

  • Added 14/12/06
    HSE: Guide to the new Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 for Safety Representatives published
    (Useful for others also)

  • Added 11/12/06
    HSE: Report on the measurement of noise levels at live music events published

  • Added 11/12/06
    HSE: 'Better Backs' -3 more case studies published

  • Added 11/12/06
    HSC: Consultative document on merging the HSC and HSE published

  • Added 8/12/06
    Local Authority Newsletter: December 2006 edition published

  • Added 8/12/06
    HSE: Slips Assessment Tool (SAT) software updated

  • Added 8/12/06
    HSE: Internal floor finishes guide published

  • Added 8/12/06
    HSE: Latest HSE organisational chart published

  • Added 4/12/06
    BHSEA: Latest (November) newsletter published

  • Added 1/12/06
    Department of Health: All enclosed public places and workplaces will become smokefree from 1st July 2007. More details

  • Added 1/12/06
    HSE: Local authority sector stress case studies published

  • Added 24/11/06
    HSE: Absence management in 'the well managed organisation' published

  • Added 24/11/06
    HSE: Absence management toolkit for line managers produced

  • Added 24/11/06
    HSE: On line stress discussion forum and work-related stress case studies launched

  • Added 24/11/06
    HSE: COSHH guidance for hairdressing, electrolysis, piercing, tattooing, micro-pigmentation and nail bars published

  • Added 21/11/06
    HSE: 'Let’s cut out dermatitis' website launched

  • Added 14/11/06
    HSE: Falls from height latest news

  • Added 14/11/06
    HSE: ACoP and guidance for work with materials containing asbestos (for the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006) published

  • Added 14/11/06
    HSE: ACoP and guidance for the management of asbestos in non-domestic premises (regulaton 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006) published

  • Added 13/11/06
    The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation: 'National Clean Air Award' website to help employers implement effective workplace no-smoking policies launched

  • Added 10/11/06
    BHSEA: Latest (October) newsletter published

  • Added 7/11/06
    November editions of the Safety and Health Practitioner magazine, HSE's Construction Infonet e-Bulletins and the Local Authorities Newsletter published

  • Added 7/11/06
    HSE: Young people at work website launched

  • Added 6/11/06
    HSE: Pilot study on noise reduction for orchestras published

  • Added 6/11/06
    HSC/E: Annual health and safety statistics for 2005/6 published

  • Added 2/11/06
    HMG: 'No Smoking Bill' published

  • Added 2/11/06
    Smoke Free Birmingham website launched

  • Added 2/11/06
    HSE: leaflet 'Preventing Dermatitis at Work' published

  • Added 2/11/06
    HSE: Storage and warehousing industry health and safety website launched

  • Added 30/10/06
    HSE: Better Backs campaign case studies published

  • Added 27/10/06
    HSE: The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 that come into force 13 November 2006 published

  • Added 20/10/06
    HSE: (Final) Draft Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 and ACoP published

  • Added 19/10/06
    HSE: Asbestos training providers code of conduct published

  • Added 17/10/06
    HSE: Construction Infonet e-Bulletin - October 2006 published

  • Added 12/10/06
    HSE: Better back pain campaign publicity

  • Added 12/10/06
    Local Authority Newsletter: October 2006 edition published

  • Added 09/10/06
    BHSEA: September newsletter published

  • Added 06/10/06
    HSE: CoSHH guidance on Silica published

  • Added 06/10/06
    HSE: 'Stone dust and you' leaflet published

  • Added 06/10/06
    HSE: More on the 'Better Backs' Campaign published

  • Added 06/10/06
    HSE: 'Better Backs' Campaign in the construction industry explained

  • Added 28/09/06
    HSE: Cattle and public access leaflet published

  • Added 27/09/06
    HSE: Steep slope working in forestry leaflet published

  • Added 25/09/06
    HSE: Information about the proposed new CDM regulations published

  • Added 25/09/06
    HSE: Guidance on firework dispays for organisers and operators published

  • Added 19/09/06
    BHSEA: August newsletter published

  • Added 19/09/06
    HSE: Slips and trips website updated

  • Added 19/09/06
    HSE: Revised information on preventing slips and trips in the education sector published

  • Added 18/09/06
    HSC: Promotion of safe systems of work to reduce fatalities in waste and recycling collection work published

  • Added 18/09/06
    HSE: Safety near overhead powerlines when carrying out arboriculture work leaflet published

  • Added 18/09/06
    HSE: Latest Woodworking National Interest Group newsletter published

  • Added 18/09/06
    Local Authority Newsletter: September 2006 edition published

  • Added 18/09/06
    HSE: The Carriage of Dangerous Goods Manual has been amended

  • Added 18/09/06
    HSE: 'Asbestos Essentials' guidance now available on the HSE web site

  • Added 18/09/06
    HSE: Guidance on dispensing petrol as a fuel published

  • Added 18/09/06
    HSE: Guidance for employers on welfare provisions published

  • Added 18/09/06
    HSE: Construction Infonet e-Bulletin - September 2006 published

  • Added 29/08/06
    HSE: Information in other languages available

  • Added 23/08/06
    HSE: European Week 23-27 October 2006 'Safe Start': details of activities published

  • Added 14/08/06
    HSE: Construction Industry e-bulletin for August 2006 published

  • Added 14/08/06
    HSE: Advice on Inspecting Fall Arrest Equipment Made From Webbing or Rope published

  • Added 04/08/06
    HSE: Health and Safety in Catering: a training aid for tutors published

  • Added 01/08/06
    Parliament: Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill published

  • Added 01/08/06
    HSE: Shift Worker Guidance published

  • Added 01/08/06
    Local Authority Circulars: Two concerning Slips and Trips published

  • Added 19/07/06
    HSE: Charity and Voluntary Workers Guidance published

  • Added 13/07/06
    HSE: Revamped Guidance to Simplify Risk Assessments published

  • Added 12/07/06
    HSE: Vibration website launched

  • Added 12/07/06
    HSE: Guidance on the Safe use of Site Dumpers published

  • Added 12/07/06
    HSE: Work-Related Deaths: a Protocol for Liaison published

  • Added 10/07/06
    HSE: Get ready for Better Backs Campaign 2006

  • Added 23/06/06
    HSE: Consultation on a Managing Workplace Transport Risk Tool

  • Added 23/06/06
    HSE: European Week for Safety and Health at Work 23-27 October 2006 'Safe Start'

  • Added 06/06/06
    Department for Communities and Local Government: Guides to accompany New Fire Regulations now available on the web

  • Added 26/05/06
    HSE: Falls from Height campaign

  • Added 26/05/06
    HSE: Work Related Stress website updated and new leaflet 'Making the stress Management Standards work: How to apply the Standards in you workplace' published

  • Added 25/05/06
    HSE: Site Safe News -May 2006 editon published

  • Added 16/05/06
    HSE: Woodworking industry and allied trades health and safety advice website launched

  • Added 11/05/06
    HSE: New COSHH Essentials leaflets published

  • Added 11/05/06
    HSE: New edition of 'Essentials of Health and Safety at Work' published

  • Added 08/05/06
    Latest BHSEA News Letter published
    BHSEA April 2006 Meeting Presentation: 'Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005' now available

  • Added 28/04/06
    HSE: Welding website launched

  • Added 28/04/06
    HSC: Consultation document on improving workers' health and safety involvement published

  • Added 19/04/06
    HSE: Advice on 'orphaned' compressed gas cylinders in waste and recycling industries issued

  • Added 06/04/06
    HSE: New noise at work regulations come into force today

  • Added 05/04/06
    HSE: The Health and Safety Law: what you should know leaflet has been revised

  • Added 05/04/06
    HSE: The 'Working Safely with Metalworking Fluids' guide for employees leaflet has been revised

  • Added 04/04/06
    HSE: Asbestos - updated information for schools published

  • Added 28/03/06
    HSE: Noise at Work Campaign launched and information leaflet about the new Noise at Work regulations published

  • Added 24/03/06
    HSE: Reminder of the danger of the incorrect use of 'Retractable' type fall arresters issued

  • Added 21/03/06
    HSE: Falls Topic website launched

  • Added 16/03/06
    HSE: ATEX and DSEAR frequently asked questions published

  • Added 15/03/06
    HSE: Geoffrey Podger, Chief Executive of HSE, has outlined the new challenges of regulating British industry

  • Added 15/03/06
    HSE: Asbestos Topic website revised

  • Added 15/03/06
    HSE: New guidance on Preventing Back Pain and Other Aches and Pains to Kitchen and Food Service Staff published

  • Added 13/03/06
    ODPM: New Fire Regulations will come into force 1 October 2006

  • Added 13/03/06
    Latest BHSEA News Letter published
    BHSEA February 2006 Meeting Presentation 'Managing Indoor Air Quality' now available

  • Added 09/03/06
    European Agency for Safety and Health at Work: New Agriculture web section launched

  • Added 07/03/06
    HSE: Free advisory service on health and safety for small businesses goes live

  • Added 06/03/06
    HSE: Revised Construction (Design and Management) Regulations will now be implemented Spring 2007

  • Added 01/03/06
    HSE: New 'Worker Involvement' web site launched

  • Added 16/02/06
    HSE: 'Watch Your Step Campaign' newsletter number 1 published

  • Added 06/02/06
    HSE: Preventing back pain and other aches and pains to kitchen and food service staff information sheet published

  • Added 28/01/06
    HSE: Noise and vibration roadshow presentations are available

  • Added 23/01/06
    HSE: The guide for employers to the Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 has been revised

  • Added 19/01/06
    HSE: Watch your step in the construction industry: Good Order Initiative to be launched Feb 2006

  • Added 17/01/06
    HSE: Workplace Transport campaign in the Midlands relaunched

  • Added 17/01/06
    HSE: Workplace Transport/Vehicles at Work campaign site updated

  • Added 13/01/06
    ODPM: New fire website

  • Added 13/01/06
    ODPM: New fire regulations delayed

  • Added 13/01/06
    HSE: Better business - small firms campaign launched

  • Added 09/01/06
    HSE: Guidance on the use of working platforms fitted to fork lift trucks published

  • Added 03/01/06
    HSE: Details of guidance documents to accompany the forthcoming new Fire Regulations

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