and Wellbing Workshop - 17th November 2009
Work and well-being has become a central theme adopted by both
policy makers and researchers that offers great potential to
improve working lives. HSL is organising and hosting a workshop for
experts from 10 European....
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 into some of the scientific and technical activities
undertaken during 2008/09.
HSL is pleased to announce their formal recognition as an
Approved Service Provider by the REACHReady organisation.
to HSL by Eire's Health and Safety Authority (HSA)
HSL recently welcomed a visit to the laboratory by Martin
O'Halloran, Chief Executive and Mary Dorgan, Assistant Chief
Executive of Eire's Health and Safety Authority (HSA) - the
equivalent of Britain's HSE. A service support relationship has
existed between HSL and HSA since 2005 providing specialist
incident investigation; training and research, and this was an
opportunity to see and understand the full breadth of HSL's
facilities and specialist resource.
John Cocker, a Senior Scientist at HSL, has recently been
appointed by the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and
Rural Affairs to serve as a member of the Advisory Committee on
Pesticides (ACP). This is an independent body which advises
Ministers on all matters relating to the control of pesticides.
Members provide scientific advice on the safe and effective use of
pesticides and other pest control methods.
Forum on Engineering Structural Integrity (FESI)
Philip Heyes, HSL's Investigations Manager, is HSE's
representative on the UK Forum on Engineering Structural Integrity
(FESI). FESI has been established in response to the ongoing need
for assurance of the integrity of engineering structures and
components across a range of industry sectors e.g. Transport, Civil
Construction, Power Generation, Petrochemical and Offshore.
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