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HSE NEWS

HSE news from all over the world with updates from all industries such as construction, health, hospitality, restaurants, public offices, real estate, factories, pharmaceuticals, Oil and gas, energy, and so on.

This category will get you acquainted with the latest hse news from health and safety organisations and keep you up to date on these matters in the industry and beyond.

The hse news & Updates cover topics from

  •  COSHH control of substances hazardous to health.
  • RIDDOR- reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrence regulations and their best practises all over the world.
  • LOLER-lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations.
  • The management of health and safety at Work Regulations 1992.
  • The working time regulation 1998.
  •  PUWER- The provision and use of work equipment Regulation 1998
  • Fire regulation 2023.
  • The Ionizing Radiation Regulation 2017.
  • The health and safety at work HASAWA Act 1974
  • The health and safety (Display screen equipment) regulation 1992.
  • The personal protective equipment at work regulation 1992
  • The first aid at work regulations 1981.
  • Manual handling operations regulations 1992.

Other Local hse regulations in Nigeria are below.

  • National Health Act,2014.
  • Employees’ Compensation Act, 2010.
  • Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Act, 2007.
  •  National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) Act, 2007& Subsidiary Regulations.
  • Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act, 2007.
  • Nigerian Minerals and Mining Regulations, 2011.
  • Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Act, CAP. N142, LFN. 2004.
  • Nigerian Basic Ionizing Radiation Regulations, 2003.
  • Nigerian Radiation Safety in Nuclear Medicine Regulations, 2006.
  • Petroleum Act, CAP. P10, LFN. 2004.
  • Mineral Oils (Safety) Regulations, 1997.
  • Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Act (NCAA), 2006.
  • Nigerian Maritime Administration And Safety Agency (NIMASA) Act, 2007.
  • Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) Act, 2015.
  • Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON)Act, 2014.
  • Fire Service Act, CAP. 146, LFN, 1990.
  • Lagos State Safety Commission(LSC) Law, 2011.
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Embracing the Future of Driving: The New York 5-Hour Online Pre-Licensing Course

The shift towards online education in driver’s licensing is a testament to New York’s commitment to safety and accessibility. As technology advances, so does our approach to educating the next generation of drivers. The 5-hour online pre-licensing course is a beacon of progress in driver education for New Yorkers looking to navigate the roads.

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Haulage company fined after a worker dies from injuries. 

A 63-year-old worker was preparing a load of trailers in his lorry for delivery to a site in Germany. While at that, he climbed to reach the top of his lorry. He had one foot on the loading bay and one foot on the back of another lorry. 

The worker had fallen from that height of 1.25 metres onto the concrete floor when the adjacent lorry was driven away. He sustained a head injury and later died at the Royal Stoke Hospital on 16 May 2020.

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Company fined after worker loses parts of fingers

On August 2021, A 55-year-old operator working a night shift with a manufacturing company called Alpha Solway Limited lost parts of his two fingers when his hand got caught in a facemask-producing machine.  What leads to the loss of fingers? The Operator spotted a problem… Read More »Company fined after worker loses parts of fingers

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Exeter farmer fined after teenage worker injured on dumper

A farmer, Mr Richard Palfrey hired two teenage workers, 19 and 16 years old to work on his farm. The work is to move material with a dumper as part of improvement works at Upper Kingswells farm in the village of long down in Exeter. While Operating the dumper, it overturned on a steep incline. The 19-year-old ended up in an intensive care.