Chemical Hazards




Glitter ban at nursery due to health and safety concerns

A chain of nurseries in the south of England has banned glitter due to health and safety concerns, it has announced. Read More

Employers must ‘act now’ to comply with Radon rules

Firms are being urged to act now to comply with upcoming legislation reducing the maximum levels of radon permissible in the workplace Read More

£100k fine following chemical explosion

ESL Fuels Ltd, an oil storage company, has been fined after contractors cut into a sealed pipe causing a chemical […] Read More

3M’s George Elliott on construction dust hazards

3M recently joined forces with the Construction Dust Partnership (CDP) and Dustcontrol UK for a collaborative webinar. Read More

£40k fine following gas cylinder explosion

Worker left with life-changing leg injuries. Read More

Asbestos: £1m-worth of fines following incident

A total of £1m in fines has been handed out following school refurbishment incident. Read More

BOHS launches new phase of Breathe Freely initiative

BOHS, the Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection, has officially launched a major new phase of its Breathe Freely initiative […] Read More

White asbestos blocked from hazardous substance list “a catastrophe”

Chrysotile, or white asbestos, will not be added to the Rotterdam Convention’s list of hazardous substances. Agreement could not be […] Read More

Hand protection for health and safety in the workplace

Gregory Tessier, product development manager for hand protection specialists Globus explores how regular hand protection policy reviews can enable safety […] Read More

Chemicals and COSHH Factsheet [Download]

Chemicals and COSHH Factsheet [Download] Fill in the form to download your free copy of our new Chemicals and COSHH […] Read More



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