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News Archive

Below are links to selected archived news stories. 

 If you would like further details about any of the articles please contact Simone Pitzal, Email: simone.pitzal@hsl.gsi.gov.uk

 

Extension to Scope for UKAS Accreditation

From Dr to Dame for HSL's Ion

Safety Climate Tool Deliver Results in First Year

Local MP Visits HSL

HSL Helps Secure Successful Prosecution for Environment Agency

 

  • 2009 Archive
    HSL Annual Report and Accounts for 2008/09 HSL's Annual Report and Accounts for 2008/09 has now been published. This gives details of HSL's excellent performance against its published annual performance targets and provides a brief insight...
  • A new partnership driving air quality
    9 April 2014, UK - LGC and the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) are delighted to announce the launch of the Air Proficiency Testing (AIR PT) scheme, providing an integrated scheme specifically designed for laboratories undertaking regular analytical...
  • An app to keep your load safe
    HSL's new smart phone app helps operators of commercial vehicles to make sure the loads they carry are safe and secure.
  • Achieve Safety Culture Excellence - Now and Tomorrow
    The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) now offers support every step of the way to safety culture  excellence Safety culture is a combination of the attitudes, values and perceptions that influence how something is done in the workplace. Undertaking...
  • Book now: Updated Silica Health Training
    In 2015, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) updated its guidance and advice about health surveillance for workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica (RCS). HSE estimates that around 500 deaths occur every year as a result of workplace...
  • Free Event: Boost your Safety Culture
    HSL is running free interactive sessions to help organisations understand the value that a positive safety culture can bring to their business. These valuable and informative sessions will be held at site in Buxton on the following dates: 29th...
  • Get Pressure Systems Awareness Training
    We are repeating our popular one-day Pressure Systems Awareness course on Wednesday 18 November 2015 at the Health and Safety Laboratory in Buxton. Pressure systems are used in virtually every industry sector. Through a combination of case...
  • Green jobs: Understanding the risks
    HSL helps EU-OSHA understand the risks associated with green jobs HSL recently led a project to help EU-OSHA anticipate new or emerging occupational safety and health risks (OSH) in green jobs. A detailed foresight study was carried out looking...
  • Get a GRIP
    A unique rating scheme, called GRIP, is helping companies to determine the slip resistance of footwear. A new rating scheme measuring the slip resistance of footwear has been developed by the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL). Known...
  • Health and safety in a shrinking world (July 2014)
    The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) ran a global health and safety challenge workshop that brought together human factors experts and health and safety directors from leading multinational companies, including L'Oreal, Diageo, Nestle, Danone...

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