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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – Buxton, 19 Oct 2017

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This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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RR1113 – Review of Vapour Cloud Explosion Incidents

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Following the Buncefield explosion, a large body of published research has improved scientific understanding of the release event, the flammable cloud formation and the explosion. This report describes work done by HSE with US safety regulators to consolidate previous research and to incorporate recently published analysis into a single, systematic review of historical incidents.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 13 July 2017

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This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton – 5 July 2017

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This course deals with important flammable risks at Major Hazards sites for which new knowledge or guidance has become available recently.

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Company and contractor sentenced for uncontrolled collapse of building on High Street

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The owner of a building in Kent and the contractor employed to demolish it have been fined for safety failings after an uncontrolled collapse onto the High Street.

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