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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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HSE publishes annual work-related ill-health and injury statistics for 2021/22

The health and safety executive (HSE)UK was on November 2022, released its annual health and safety statistics on work-related ill health and workplace injuries. Health and safety executives (HSE) are the workplace regulator in Britain with the responsibility of supervising, monitoring and inspecting workplaces to… Read More »HSE publishes annual work-related ill-health and injury statistics for 2021/22

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A demolition firm and director were prosecuted after a 20-year-old labourer crushed

On 28 July 2020, During the work activities, 20-year-old Shannon Brasier was working with a colleague to load a fuel hose into the rear compartment of a 21-tonne excavator,

While at that, the excavator moved around and crushed her between the excavator and the Mobile fuel tank.

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Two separate incidences resulted in £400000 fines after health and safety breaches.

An employer, Bernard Mathews foods LTD has been fined £400000 following two separate incidents involving two employees leading to injuries. On 28 January 2020, An employee, Mr Colin Frewin, was assigned to clean a large screw conveyor used to move poultry turkeys along to chill… Read More »Two separate incidences resulted in £400000 fines after health and safety breaches.

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£115000 fine after hand amputated by a machine 

Mr Christopher Wright, a 59-year-old engineer, worked under Playford packaging at their factory on 10 February 2021. The factory location is at Wrexham Industrial Estate in Wrexham.  How did the hand amputation accident happen?  The operator of a Large case-making machine had previously noticed that… Read More »£115000 fine after hand amputated by a machine 

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Egypt petroleum show (Egypt) 2023

Egypt petroleum show (Egyps ) and exhibition is an annual event for the Egypt petroleum industry. The event has been going on for many years. It’s a critical access point for the North African & Mediterranean oil and gas, and Energy Sectors. This year’s conference… Read More »Egypt petroleum show (Egypt) 2023

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A chemical company has been fined after releasing a cloud of toxic chlorine gas in the factory

A chemical company has been fined after releasing a cloud of toxic chlorine gas that spread through its factory, yard and surrounding area resulting in staff needing hospital treatment and significant damage to the factory.  What leads to the fine? A chemical company, Wiltshire company… Read More »A chemical company has been fined after releasing a cloud of toxic chlorine gas in the factory

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Groundworks contractor fined for petrol fire

A Kent groundworks contractor has been fined after a worker sustained burns following petrol thrown on a bonfire.  What leads to the fine of the groundworks contractor? Kent County surfacing Ltd employed a 26-year-old groundworker to work on a new residential development in Ramsgate kent… Read More »Groundworks contractor fined for petrol fire

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Building firm fined after workers were put at risk during warehouse renovation, and for breaching Prohibition Notice

A building firm has been fined after putting workers working at height at risk during the refurbishment of a former warehouse building in London and for breaching a Prohibition Notice. Shiva Ltd, a property investment company, and a building firm were working on a renovation… Read More »Building firm fined after workers were put at risk during warehouse renovation, and for breaching Prohibition Notice

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Furniture retailer fined for insurance breach

Exclusive Oriental Classics Ltd, and the director Mr Kian Hoo Tay, has been fined by the Luton Magistrates Court for not having the right insurance. The company director appeared on 10th October 2022 at Luton Magistrate court for failing to have Employers’ Liability (Compulsory) Insurance… Read More »Furniture retailer fined for insurance breach

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Have you registered for the safe healthy happy Nebosh online conference 2022?

According to NEBOSH, The NEBOSH Online Conference provides learning opportunities for thousands of health and safety professionals, wherever they are in the world. The theme: Safe, Healthy, Happy The event date-26 October 2022 The event features representatives from the Health and Safety Executive, IIRSM and… Read More »Have you registered for the safe healthy happy Nebosh online conference 2022?