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IOSH National Safety and Health Conference – 14 Sept 2017, Nottingham

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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.

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Health and Safety Executive (HSE) review of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA)

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HSE are seeking the views of those with an interest in adventure activities, including schools which use or would like to use activity providers. You can take part in the consultation by using this link to an online survey https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/AALAsurvey . Responses are required by 5pm on 15 February 2017. You can find out more about AALA which was created in April 1996 in response to the Lyme Bay Tragedy at http://www.hse.gov.uk/aala/ .

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HSL: CIEH Conversion from Level 3 Award in Training Principles and Practice (TPP) to Level 3 Award in Education and Training – HSL Buxton, 2-3 Nov 2016

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HSL is to run a 2 day CIEH TPP to EAT Conversion Course – this course is open to those people who already have the CIEH TPP qualification.  

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HSE jobs – Trainee Inspectors of Health and Safety – National

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The current recruitment for trainee inspectors is closed, however, see if you could be right for the role?”

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Ban on throwing mortar boards is a tired health and safety myth

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A number of media outlets have reported today (Wednesday 18 May 2016) that a university plans to ban their students  from throwing mortar boards in the air on graduation day for health and safety reasons. HSE has provided a response to this age-old myth:

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