12/11/2011

HSE have updated 4 Woodworking Information Sheets (WIS).

They are: 1) Safe Collection of Wood Waste: Prevention of fire and explosion You can find it here. http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/wis32.pdf 2) Safe use of manually operated cross-cut sawing machines You can find it here. http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/wis36.pdf 3) Horizontal beam and vertical panel saws  You can find it here. http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/wis3.pdf 4) Safe use of power-operated cross-cut saws You can find it here. http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/wis35.pdf

12/11/2011

Changes to HSE incident reporting come into effect

Changes to HSE incident reporting and information services come into effect We would like to remind our customers  that new incident reporting arrangements have been introduced. Only fatal and major injuries and incidents will be able to be reported by phone to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), with all other work-related injuries and incidents reportable under RIDDOR are to be reported via one of a suite of seven online forms available on HSE's website. For more information go to Incident Reporting Changes