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1st December 2021

Pressure Systems Safety Regs exemption

HSE has published an exemption certificate for pressure systems containing sulphur hexafluoride gas and forming an integral part of high voltage electrical apparatus from all requirements of the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations.  https://www.hse.gov.uk/pressure-systems/pssr-exemption.htm

3rd November 2021

HSE issue guidance on the use of fireworks

HSE have issued guidance on the use of  fireworks.  https://www.hse.gov.uk/explosives/fireworks/index.htm

Guidance covers:

Organising firework displays Storing and selling fireworks Fireworks in retail premises Wholesale storage of fireworks

https://www.gov.uk/fireworks-the-law

 

26th October 2021

HSE issue safety notice

HSE has issued a safety notice on the use of wheeled loading shovels. The issue of the notice results from nine fatal vehicle-pedestrian collisions in the past four years. Six of these occurred in the waste and recycling sector, with the remainder involved moving wood chip. https://press.hse.gov.uk/2021/10/25/pedestrian-fatalities-prompt-hse-safety-notice-on-use-of-wheeled-loading-shovels