Companies and people working in the waste and recycling industry are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace risk or face serious penalties.
Asbestos Essentials online task sheets provide information for those in the building maintenance and allied trades on safe work with asbestos. The suite of free-to-download HSE Asbestos Essentials task sheets has been reviewed and updated. There is more emphasis on the importance of appropriate information, instruction and training. The sheets now indicate whether specific tasks are likely to be Non-Licensed or Notifiable Non-Licensed work (or when work requires the services of a licensed contractor). A revised edition of the hard copy priced publication, HSG210, will be available at a later date.
This new FAQ explains how and when LOLER thorough examinations applies to plant and equipment commonly used within the Waste and Recycling Industry.
Lung disease remains a serious problem in the workplace. This Summit will describe what HSE is doing about it, what you can do about it, and what science and evidence can tell us.
Early Bird registration up until 1st September 2017 is £350. Standard registration from 2nd September is £425.
Enhance your knowledge and debate current issues with a panel of inspiring speakers who will look at occupational health challenges.
It is aimed specifically at those who work in the public, health and social care, education, environmental and waste management sectors.
Keynote speakers include HSE’s Peter Brown, Head of HSE Health and Work Programme.
A recycling firm has been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries from a roller shutter door.
A Kent-based waste and recycling company has been fined after an employee died when wasted material collapsed on top of him.
A Bolton based scrapyard that featured in a recent BBC documentary series has been sentenced after an employee suffered facial injuries at work.
Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released today.
Two companies were fined a total of £815,000 after a worker and father-to-be was crushed to death in Lancashire by a refuse collection vehicle.