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Health and Safety Executive

Index Health and Safety Executive

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the body responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare, and for research into occupational risks in Great Britain. [1]

60 relations: Agriculture, Bootle, Buncefield fire, Buxton, Construction, Department for Work and Pensions, Education, Employment Medical Advisory Service, Engineering, England, Entertainment, Explosion, Fire, Fire department, Gas Safe Register, Great Britain, Haulage, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Health and Safety Commission, Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland, Health and safety regulations in the United Kingdom, Her Majesty's Railway Inspectorate, John Howard Locke, Leisure, Local government in the United Kingdom, Martin Temple, Merseyside, Military, Mining, Ministry (government department), Nanny state, National Health Service, Non-departmental public body, Northern Ireland, Occupational safety and health, Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register, Office of Rail and Road, Oil platform, Pesticide, Police, Printing, Professional diving, Public service, Quarry, Railways Act 2005, Recycling, Risk, Safety engineering, Sheffield, Shipyard, ..., South Yorkshire, Stockline Plastics factory explosion, Textile, The Crown, The Daily Telegraph, Timothy Walker (civil servant), Training, United Kingdom, University of Sheffield, Waste management. Expand index (10 more) »

Agriculture

Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.

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Bootle

Bootle (pronounced) is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside, England, which in 2001 had a population of 98,449.

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Buncefield fire

The Buncefield fire was a major conflagration caused by a series of explosions on 11 December 2005 at the Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal, an oil storage facility located near the M1 motorway by Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire, England.

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Buxton

Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England.

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Construction

Construction is the process of constructing a building or infrastructure.

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Department for Work and Pensions

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is the largest government department in the United Kingdom, and is responsible for welfare and pension policy.

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Education

Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

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Employment Medical Advisory Service

The Employment Medical Advisory Service is a statutory public service operated as part of the Field Operations Directorate of the Health and Safety Executive.

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Engineering

Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Entertainment

Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight.

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Explosion

An explosion is a rapid increase in volume and release of energy in an extreme manner, usually with the generation of high temperatures and the release of gases.

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Fire

Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material in the exothermic chemical process of combustion, releasing heat, light, and various reaction products.

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Fire department

A fire department (American English) or fire brigade (British English), also known as a fire protection district, fire authority or fire and rescue service is an organization that primarily provides firefighting services for a specific geographic area.

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Gas Safe Register

Gas Safe Register is the official gas registration body for the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Guernsey, appointed by the relevant Health and Safety Authority for each area.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Haulage

Haulage is the business of transporting goods by road or rail.

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Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

The Health and Safety at Work etc.

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Health and Safety Commission

The Health and Safety Commission (HSC) was a United Kingdom non-departmental public body.

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Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) is a Northern Ireland non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for the Economy.

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Health and safety regulations in the United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom there are many regulations relevant to safety and health at work.

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Her Majesty's Railway Inspectorate

Established in 1840, HM Railway Inspectorate (HMRI: Her Majesty's Railway Inspectorate) is the British organisation responsible for overseeing safety on Britain's railways and tramways.

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John Howard Locke

John Howard Locke CB (26 December 1923 – 26 September 1998) was a British civil servant in the Department of Employment; the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food; the Cabinet Office; and the Ministry of Transport.

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Leisure

Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, work, job hunting, domestic chores, and education, as well as necessary activities such as eating and sleeping.

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Local government in the United Kingdom

Local government in the United Kingdom has origins that pre-date the United Kingdom itself, as each of the four countries of the United Kingdom has its own separate system.

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Martin Temple

Martin Temple CBE is the chairman of the Design Council and a non-executive director of the Sheffield Hospital Trust.

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Merseyside

Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1.38 million.

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Military

A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.

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Mining

Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.

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Ministry (government department)

A ministry is a governmental organisation, headed by a minister, that is meant to manage a specific sector of public administration.

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Nanny state

Nanny state is a conservative term of British origin that conveys a view that a government or its policies are overprotective or interfering unduly with personal choice.

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National Health Service

The National Health Service (NHS) is the name used for each of the public health services in the United Kingdom – the National Health Service in England, NHS Scotland, NHS Wales, and Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland – as well as a term to describe them collectively.

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Non-departmental public body

In the United Kingdom, non-departmental public body (NDPB) is a classification applied by the Cabinet Office, Treasury, the Scottish Government and the Northern Ireland Executive to quangos (quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisations).

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Occupational safety and health

Occupational safety and health (OSH), also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety (OHS), occupational health, or workplace health and safety (WHS), is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at work.

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Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register

The Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) is a public register of UK-based health and safety advice consultants, set up to assist UK employers and business owners with general advice on workplace health and safety issues.

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Office of Rail and Road

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is a non-ministerial government department responsible for the economic and safety regulation of Britain's railways, and the economic monitoring of Highways England.

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Oil platform

An oil platform, offshore platform, or offshore drilling rig is a large structure with facilities for well drilling to explore, extract, store, process petroleum and natural gas which lies in rock formations beneath the seabed.

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Pesticide

Pesticides are substances that are meant to control pests, including weeds.

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Police

A police force is a constituted body of persons empowered by a state to enforce the law, to protect people and property, and to prevent crime and civil disorder.

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Printing

Printing is a process for reproducing text and images using a master form or template.

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Professional diving

Professional diving is diving where the divers are paid for their work.

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Public service

Public service is a service which is provided by government to people living within its jurisdiction, either directly (through the public sector) or by financing provision of services.

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Quarry

A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground.

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Railways Act 2005

The Railways Act 2005 (c 14) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom concerning the regulatory structure for railways in the United Kingdom.

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Recycling

Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects.

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Risk

Risk is the potential of gaining or losing something of value.

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Safety engineering

Safety engineering is an engineering discipline which assures that engineered systems provide acceptable levels of safety.

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Sheffield

Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.

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Shipyard

A shipyard (also called a dockyard) is a place where ships are built and repaired.

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South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.

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Stockline Plastics factory explosion

On 11 May 2004, the ICL Plastics factory (commonly referred to as Stockline Plastics factory), in the Woodside district of Glasgow in western Scotland, exploded.

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Textile

A textile is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres (yarn or thread).

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The Crown

The Crown is the state in all its aspects within the jurisprudence of the Commonwealth realms and their sub-divisions (such as Crown dependencies, provinces, or states).

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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Timothy Walker (civil servant)

Timothy Edward Hanson Walker, (born 27 July 1945) is a British retired senior civil servant.

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Training

Training is teaching, or developing in oneself or others, any skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield (informally Sheffield University) is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

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Waste management

Waste management or waste disposal are all the activities and actions required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_and_Safety_Executive

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