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  • Added 31/12/10
    HSE: New year, renewed call to reduce workplace death and injury in the West Midlands more here

  • Added 30/12/10
    HSE: Latest Construction e-Bulletin published

  • Added 30/12/10
    HSE: Safe maintenance video available

  • Added 23/12/10
    HSE: Protect your skin video available

  • Added 21/12/10
    HSE: Judith Hackett, HSE Chair, spoke on health and safety after the Young Review transcript here

  • Added 17/12/10
    HSE: Consultation on changes to RIDDOR starts 17 January 2011

  • Added 17/12/10
    HSE: Webtool for shops to take the worry out of risk assessment available

  • Added 17/12/10
    HSE: Example risk assessments for small and medium size firms available

  • Added 3/12/10
    ECHA/HSE: New European rules on notifying chemical substances inforce

  • Added 26/11/10
    HMG: Clearing snow yourself guidance

  • Added 26/11/10
    HSE: 'What to expect when a health and safety inspector calls’ leaflet updated

  • Added 26/11/10
    HSE: Classroom risk assessment available

  • Added 19/11/10
    HSE: Your health, your safety: A guide for workers

  • Added 19/11/10
    HSE: Involve your workers videos

  • Added 11/11/10
    BHSEA: October News Letter published

  • Added 11/11/10
    BHSEA: Getting to Grips with Vibration presentation

  • Added 04/11/10
    HSE: Latest Construction e-Bulletin published

  • Added 03/11/10
    HSE: Lord Young Review podcast

  • Added 28/10/10
    HSE: Health and safety statistics for 2009/10 published

  • Added 26/10/10
    HSE: Local Exhaust Ventilation, new FAQs added

  • Added 21/10/10
    HSE: HSE revised UK resuscitation guidance

  • Added 15/10/10
    HSE: 'Do your bit' HSE free and subsidised training available

  • Added 15/10/10
    HSE: New national register of occupational safety consultants to be set up

  • Added 15/10/10
    HSE: ‘20-minute’ risk assessment for low risk offices available

  • Added 15/10/10
    HMG: Lord Young's review of Health and Safety published

  • Added 10/10/10
    HSE: Fire Safety in Construction HSG 168 revised

  • Added 08/10/10
    BHSEA: New Chip Regulations presentation here

  • Added 08/10/10
    BHSEA: September News Letter published

  • Added 02/10/10
    BHSEA: Management of Asbestos presentation here

  • Added 02/10/10
    BHSEA: August News Letter published

  • Added 3/10/10
    HSE: Ladder Exchange Initiative is back more information

  • Added 14/09/10
    HSE: Latest (August) Construction Infonet published

  • Added 10/09/10
    HSE: Getting started with health and safety Step by step advice

  • Added 26/08/10
    HSE: Woodworking fire and explosion what you need to know

  • Added 25/08/10
    BHSEA/HSE: 'Safety Made Easy' one day seminar More details here

  • Added 19/08/10
    HSE: Woodworking hazardous substances what you need to know

  • Added 13/08/10
    HSE: Woodworking noise what you need to know

  • Added 09/08/10
    HSE: New Health and Safety Law poster what you need to know

  • Added 05/08/10
    HSE: Woodworking dust what you need to know

  • Added 30/07/10
    HSE: Construction Infonet July eBulletin published

  • Added 30/07/10
    HSE: Annual Reoprt 2009/10 published

  • Added 22/07/10
    HSE: When does CDM 2007 apply?

  • Added 22/07/10
    HSE: FIT testing of Respiratory Protective Equipment facepieces updated

  • Added 22/07/10
    HSE: Work related stress information for health and safety representatives available

  • Added 22/07/10
    HSE: Did you know? Disability information

  • Added 16/07/10
    HSE: Woodworking health risks website

  • Added 01/07/10
    HSE: Gas advice for landlords –dealing with tenants guidance

  • Added 01/07/10
    HSE: Agricultural machinery - design, manufacture and supply website

  • Added 17/06/10
    CBH: Constructing Better Health in the Construction Industry website

  • Added 16/06/10
    BHSEA: Management of Asbestos HSG 264 presentation

  • Added 16/06/10
    HSE: Publications translated in world languages

  • Added 16/06/10
    HSE: The printer's guide to health and safety published

  • Added 16/06/10
    HSE: Construction leaflets in multiple languages available

  • Added 16/06/10
    HSE: Woodworking – safe practice webpage

  • Added 06/06/10
    HSE: Latest First Aid at Work newsletter

  • Added 16/06/10
    HSE: Tackling stress – everyone has a role to play webpage

  • Added 16/06/10
    HSE: How do I report accidents? webpage

  • Added 13/05/10
    BHSEA: Latest News Letter published

  • Added 28/05/10
    AALA: Adventure Activities Licensing Authority articles are now available on line

  • Added 25/05/10
    HSE: Construction website rebranded

  • Added 21/05/10
    HSE: Working Safely Under Motor vehicles leaflet published

  • Added 21/05/10
    HSE: Occupational health advice line pilot launched

  • Added 21/05/10
    HSE: Latest edition of 'Construction Infonet published

  • Added 14/05/10
    HSE: ‘One stop shop’ website for landlords on domestic gas safety website

  • Added 14/05/10
    HSE: Woodworking safety videos available

  • Added 14/05/10
    HSE: New look woodworking website launched

  • Added 07/05/10
    HSE: Stress corrosion cracking of beverage mixed gas cylinders safety alert

  • Added 27/04/10
    HSE: The Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations come into force

  • Added 23/04/10
    WWT/HSE: Free Working at Height event details

  • Added 23/04/10
    LA: The Working Time Regulations 1998 guidance

  • Added 19/04/10
    BHSEA: Latest News Letter published

  • Added 18/04/10
    HSE: Stress –Line Manager Competency Indicator Tool details

  • Added 18/04/10
    HSE: REACH website re-branded: your role explained details

  • Added 18/04/10
    HSE: Do Your Bit Campaign –subsidised training from HSE details

  • Added 18/04/10
    HSE: Latest 'Construction Infonet' published

  • Added 8/04/10
    HSE: HSE’s Business Plan for 2010/11 published

  • Added 8/04/10
    HSE: Latest 'Common Sense' Newsletter published

  • Added 8/04/10
    HSE: New tower crane regulations come into force details

  • Added 05/04/10
    BHSEA: Latest News Letter published

  • Added 01/04/10
    HSE: Potential effects of noise induced hearing loss demonstration video

  • Added 01/04/10
    HSE: Construction tower cranes – guidance on complying with the regulations published

  • Added 01/04/10
    HSE: Latest First Aid at Work newsletter

  • Added 22/03/10
    HSE: Provision of welfare facilities during construction work published

  • Added 22/03/10
    HSE: New online tool to help prevent musculoskeletal disorders launched

  • Added 22/03/10
    LA: The control of silica risks associated with kerb, paving and block cutting circular

  • Added 12/03/10
    HSE: Tree Work News published

  • Added 12/03/10
    HSE: Food and drink manufacture website rebranded

  • Added 12/03/10
    HSE: Shattered Lives – use ‘STEP’ to manage slips and trips risks available here

  • Added 12/03/10
    HSE: What a busy builder should know -new construction site leaflets published

  • Added 12/03/10
    HSE: Initiative launched to encourage quieter workplaces launched

  • Added 05/03/10
    BHSEA: Latest News Letter published

  • Added 02/03/10
    HSE: New Managing for Health and Safety website launched

  • Added 26/02/10
    HSE: Supervising for safety in woodworking guidance

  • Added 24/02/10
    HSE: WAIT (Work at height Access equipment Information Toolkit) toolkit available

  • Added 18/02/10
    HSE: Transportable pressure equipment information updated

  • Added 18/02/10
    HSE: Guidance to baggage handling industry published

  • Added 18/02/10
    HSE: Latest Agricultural e-bulletin available

  • Added 18/02/10
    HSE: Latest LEV e-bulletin available

  • Added 18/02/10
    HSE: Chemicals – Prior Informed Consent (PIC) information

  • Added 18/02/10
    HSE: EDEXIM (European Database Export Import of Dangerous Chemicals) updated to incorporate new EC Regulation (EU) No. 15/2010 available

  • Added 18/02/10
    AALS: Guidance on when schools need to use a licensed provider published

  • Added 18/02/10
    AALS: Guidance on when a fundraising event become a licensable published

  • Added 18/02/10
    HSE: Notification of Conventional Tower Cranes Regulations 2010 guidance published

  • Added 18/02/10
    HSE: Latest statistics e-bulletin available

  • Added 18/02/10
    HSE: Adventure activities licensing additional guidance

  • Added 18/02/10
    HSE: Construction Infonet for January published

  • Added 08/02/10
    HSE: Protecting migrant workers guidance

  • Added 02/02/10
    BHSEA: Latest News Letter published

  • Added 02/02/10
    HSE: Work at height toolkit available

  • Added 01/02/10
    HSE: Shattered Lives Campaign part 3 launched

  • Added 30/01/10
    HSE: Load safety, planning load handling website

  • Added 30/01/10
    HSE: Latest asbestos podcast

  • Added 30/01/10
    HSE: New Asbestos Survey guide published

  • Added 30/01/10
    HSE: Review and revision of COMAH safety reports published

  • Added 30/01/10
    HSE: Procuring and managing waste services website

  • Added 30/01/10
    HSE: Cleaning Industry newsletter

  • Added 30/01/10
    HSE: Guidance for bodies offering an accredited qualification in Emergency First Aid at Work published

  • Added 27/01/10
    NHS: Healthy Working Lives website

  • Added 25/01/10
    SGUK: BHSEA commended at Alan Butler Awards Photo here

  • Added 15/01/10
    HSE: Judith Hackitt, Chair of HSE, interviewed on Radio 4's Woman's Hour Listen here

  • Added 15/01/10
    HSE: The Seveso II Directive website

  • Added 15/01/10
    HSE: Latest Stress e-Bulletin available

  • Added 12/01/10
    HSE: Guidance for students using gas appliances in rented accommodation published



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