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  • Added 31/12/07
    HSE: Asbestos and equipement and method guidance updated

  • Added 24/12/07
    BHSEA: Latest BHSEA News Letter published

  • Added 18/12/07
    HSE: Workplace health, safety and welfare leaflet updated

  • Added 17/12/07
    HSE: Latest falls from height news published

  • Added 17/12/07
    Local Authority Newsletter: December 2007 edition published

  • Added 17/12/07
    HSE: Workplace fire safety website updated

  • Added 10/12/07
    HSE: Revitalising health and safety updated

  • Added 10/12/07
    HSE: Future of health and safety in 2017 published

  • Added 06/12/07
    BHSEA: Latest BHSEA News Letter published

  • Added 04/12/07
    HSE: Health and safety in health and social care services website updated

  • Added 30/11/07
    HSE: Overlap of the Biocidal Products Directive and REACH explained

  • Added 30/11/07
    HSE: Warehousing and storage -a guide to health and safety (HSG76) published

  • Added 30/11/07
    HSE: Managing the causes of work-related stress (HSG218) published

  • Added 30/11/07
    BERR: Consultation document on the health and safety system in the UK published

  • Added 29/11/07
    HMG: Consultation paper on sentencing for Corporate Manslaughter published

  • Added 29/11/07
    SGUK: Safety Groups UK Newsletter: November 2007 edition published

  • Added 25/11/07
    HSE: Asbestos topic inspection pack updated

  • Added 25/11/07
    HSE: Slips and Trips updates

  • Added 19/11/07
    Local Authority Newsletter: November 2007 edition published

  • Added 19/11/07
    HMG: Health Work Wellbeing website launched

  • Added 15/11/07
    HSE: Internal Operational Instructions and Guidance updated

  • Added 13/11/07
    BHSEA: Latest BHSEA News Letter published

  • Added 13/11/07
    HSE: Latest Construction Infonet e-Bulletin published

  • Added 13/11/07
    HSE, EDG, Defra: More information about REACH available

  • Added 09/11/07
    HSE: Road haulage and distribution website updated

  • Added 09/11/07
    HSE: 'Leadership Actions for Directors and Board Members' leaflet and website published

  • Added 07/11/07
    HSE: Ergonomics in the pharmaceutical industry/laboratories website launched

  • Added 06/11/07
    Ministry of Justice: Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 guidance

  • Added 06/11/07
    HSE: Getting specialist help with health and safety leaflet published

  • Added 06/11/07
    HSE: Employing workers from overseas leaflet published

  • Added 06/11/07
    HSC: Statistics for for 2006/7 published

  • Added 06/11/07
    HSE: Falls from vehicles case study published

  • Added 30/10/07
    HSE: Better backs campaign launched

  • Added 30/10/07
    HSE: Health hazards in the waste and recycling industry guidance published

  • Added 30/10/07
    HSE: REACH website updated

  • Added 27/10/07
    International Stress Management Association UK: 7 November National Stress Awareness Day information

  • Added 27/10/07
    HSE: Managing human performance topic updated

  • Added 27/10/07
    HSE: Woodnig News October 2007 published

  • Added 27/10/07
    HSE: Carriage of dangerous goods manual amended

  • Added 27/10/07
    HSE: Guide for SMART (small and medium-area repair technique) repair sprayers published

  • Added 22/10/07
    HSE: 'Stay clean - stay healthy' guidance updated

  • Added 20/10/07
    HSE: Storage of flammable liquids in process areas, workrooms, laboratories etc guidance issued

  • Added 17/10/07
    HSE: Vehicles at work website updated

  • Added 12/10/07
    HSE: First Aid at Work newsletter for October 2007 published

  • Added 11/10/07
    HSE: Carbon monoxide awareness week launched

  • Added 11/10/07
    HSE: Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 information

  • Added 11/10/07
    HSE: Construction Infonet - October 2007 published

  • Added 10/10/07
    HSE: Carriage of dangerous goods manual updated

  • Added 10/10/07
    HSE: New and revised woodworking sheets published

  • Added 03/10/07
    TUC: Latest health and safety e-newsletter published

  • Added 03/10/07
    HSE: Workplace check lists available

  • Added 03/10/07
    HSE: Preventing falls from vehicles -advice for workers details

  • Added 03/10/07
    HSC: New Chair of the HSC appointed

  • Added 03/10/07
    HSE: Domestic gas site redeveloped details

  • Added 03/10/07
    HSE: Slips and trips - relevant laws and standards details

  • Added 03/10/07
    HSE: Euroweek campaign fact sheets for safety reps details

  • Added 03/10/07
    HSE: Ban Bullying at Work Day 7 November 2007 details

  • Added 03/10/07
    HSE: National Construction Week 8-12 October 2007 details

  • Added 24/09/07
    HSE: Fairgrounds and amusement parks guidance on safe practice published

  • Added 24/09/07
    HSE: The new Better Backs campaign site for 2007/8 was publicly launched

  • Added 24/09/07
    BHSEA: Latest (August) newsletter published

  • Added 21/09/07
    HSE: CDM 2007 training presentations available

  • Added 21/09/07
    HSE: Health and Safety website for disabled people and their employees launched

  • Added 21/09/07
    Local Authority Newsletter: September 2007 edition published

  • Added 21/09/07
    HSE: Revised welfare at work guidance published

  • Added 21/09/07
    HSE: Construction Infonet - September 2007 published

  • Added 21/09/07
    HSE: Falls from vehicles campaign website

  • Added 21/09/07
    HSE: New leaflets on REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) published

  • Added 30/08/07
    HSE: Want construction work done safely? Quick guide for clients published

  • Added 28/08/07
    HSE: Managing ‘task and finish’ to reduce safety risks leaflet published

  • Added 20/08/07
    HSE: Case studies of kitchen related accidents published

  • Added 20/08/07
    HSE: Good practice for health and safety training for waste management and recycling published

  • Added 20/08/07
    HSE: Good practice for handling needles in the waste and recycling industry published

  • Added 20/08/07
    HSE: Information on noise at work in music and entertainment industry published

  • Added 20/08/07
    EU: Euronews latest edition published

  • Added 20/08/07
    HSE: Information on dust explosion prevention in the food industry published

  • Added 09/08/07
    HSE: Skip and container safety leaflet published

  • Added 09/08/07
    Local Authority Newsletter: August 2007 edition published

  • Added 01/08/07
    HMG: Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 published

  • Added 27/07/07
    HSE: Partners for Better Health at Work Newsletter, July 2007 edition published

  • Added 23/07/07
    HSE: Guidance on the Adventure Activities Licensing Regulations 2004 revised

  • Added 23/07/07
    EU: Euronews July 2007 edition published

  • Added 20/07/07
    HSE: 'Talking' leaflets available

  • Added 20/07/07
    HSE: Leptospirosis leaflet updated

  • Added 13/07/07
    Local Authority Newsletter: July 2007 edition published

  • Added 13/07/07
    HSE: Scalding risk from domestic hot water systems safety alert

  • Added 13/07/07
    HSE: New chair of Health and Safety Commission appointed

  • Added 10/07/07
    HSE: Noise case studies published

  • Added 10/07/07
    HSE: Look after your hands in the kitchen leaflet published

  • Added 03/07/07
    HSC: Annual Report for 2006/7 published

  • Added 28/06/07
    HSE: Use of mobile plant guidance published

  • Added 28/06/07
    HSE: List of workplace exposure limits (EH40) updated

  • Added 20/06/07
    HSE: Ladder exchange Powerpoint presentation

  • Added 20/06/07
    HSE: Trips and falls in construction campaign press release

  • Added 21/06/07
    HSE: 'Lighten the Load '-European Week in October 2007 theme

  • Added 14/06/07
    HSE: Falls from vehicles campaign

  • Added 13/06/07
    Local Authority Newsletter: June 2007 edition published

  • Added 13/06/07
    HSE: First Aid at Work newsletter published

  • Added 12/06/07
    HSE: To remove 4000 dodgy ladders through 'ladder exchange'

  • Added 12/06/07
    HSE: Slips and trips in kitchens campaign

  • Added 12/06/07
    HSE: REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) Came into force 1 June 2007

  • Added 12/06/07
    HSE: Trips and falls in construction campaign

  • Added 11/05/07
    BHSEA: Latest (May) Newsletter (with pictures) published (This is a large file)
    Newsletter (without pictures) (smaller file)

  • Added 01/06/07
    HSE: April and May 2007 editions of Construction Infonet e-bulletin published
    April edition   May edition

  • Added 30/05/07
    Local Authority Newsletter: May 2007 edition published

  • Added 29/05/07
    HSE: Work on textured decorative coatings containing asbestos task sheet published

  • Added 23/05/07
    Euronews: Latest edition published

  • Added 23/05/07
    HSE: The manufacturing industries web portal page has been updated

  • Added 17/05/07
    HSE/IoD: New draft guidance on directors' responsibilities published

  • Added 16/05/07
    CDM Forum presentations available

  • Added 09/05/07
    HSE: Leaflet for overseas workers in Britain published

  • Added 09/05/07
    HSE: Slips and trips mapping tool published

  • Added 01/05/07
    HSE: Road haulage and distribution website

  • Added 20/04/07
    HSE: Reminder the asbestos licensed industry issued

  • Added 20/04/07
    HSE: Dangers of working on fragile roofs warning

  • Added 20/04/07
    Local Authority Newsletter: April 2007 edition published

  • Added 12/04/07
    HSE: Have taken over responsibility for the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) details

  • Added 05/04/07
    HSE: Brief guide to the Work at Height Regulations 2005 published

  • Added 05/04/07
    HSE: New cleaning website

  • Added 05/04/07
    HSE: The Legionnaires’ disease section of the website has been revised and updated

  • Added 05/04/07
    HSE: Guidance on the electricity at work regulations revised

  • Added 05/04/07
    HSE: 6 April CDM (2007) Regulations come into force

  • Added 05/04/07
    HSE: More ways of reporting accidents and incidents (RIDDOR) set up

  • Added 05/04/07
    HSE: Disease Reduction Programme website set up

  • Added 30/03/07
    HSE: COSHH Essentials for Printers updated

  • Added 16/03/07
    BHSEA: Latest (March) newsletter published

  • Added 16/03/07
    HSE: Health surveillance guidance for occupational asthma revised

  • Added 15/03/07
    HSE: Preventing contact dermatitis at work leaflet revised

  • Added 13/03/07
    HSE: Technical Information Sheet for Assessing the slip resistance of flooring published

  • Added 13/03/07
    HSE: CDM 2007 Regulations and Approved Code of Practice published

  • Added 06/03/07
    HSE: Thermal comfort website updated

  • Added 06/03/07
    HSE: Health and safety for new and expectant mothers website redesigned

  • Added 06/03/07
    Partners for Better Health at Work Newsletter: March 2007 edition published

  • Added 06/03/07
    Local Authority Newsletter: March 2007 edition published

  • Added 29/02/07
    HSE: Construction infonet newsletter for February published

  • Added 28/02/07
    HSE: Health services and social care website updated

  • Added 27/02/07
    BHSEA/HSE: CDM Forum, 16 May, Motor Cycle Museum details

  • Added 22/02/07
    HSE: Selection and use of electric handlamps guidance published

  • Added 22/02/07
    BHSEA: Latest (February) newsletter published

  • Added 22/02/07
    HSE: Two catering information sheets revised

  • Added 11/02/07
    BHSEA: Latest (January) newsletter published

  • Added 09/02/07
    Local Authority Newsletter: February 2007 edition published

  • Added 06/02/07
    HSE: Workplace vehicle safety case studies published

  • Added 29/01/07
    HSE: Construction infonet newsletter for January published

  • Added 29/01/07
    HSE: 'Three points of contact' when using ladders and stepladders published for clarification

  • Added 17/01/07
    BSI: The working draft (V2) of the revision of OHSAS 18001, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems published for consultation

  • Added 16/01/07
    HSE: Latest draft of the 2007 CDM ACOPS dated 11th January published

  • Added 11/01/07
    Communities and Local Government: Revisions to Part B (Fire safety) of the Building Regulations, which come into effect on 6 April 2007 published

  • Added 11/01/07
    Local Authority Newsletter: January 2007 edition published

  • Added 11/01/07
    HSE: Occupational guidance on BSE published

  • Added 8/01/07
    HSE and the Home Office: Fire Safety -An Employer's Guide published

  • Added 4/01/07
    HSE: 'Don't Mix It' -A guide for employers on alcohol at work published

  • Added 3/01/07
    BHSEA: Latest (December 2006) newsletter published



Our 2006 programme won the Safety Groups UK Alan Butler Awards for Excellence for 2006.
BHSEA was presented with the award by Lord Mckenzie of Luton, Minister for Work and Pensions on 25 January 2007 in the House of Lords. See the January 2007 Newsletter for more information



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