Chemical Hazards


Director jailed for illegal chemical sales

A complaint was raised in 2014 that Abel (UK) Ltd was selling a plant protection product containing Sodium Chlorate, a prohibited substance. Read More

Assessing hazard competency

Simon Walker, Health & Safety Director at Mount Anvil, explains how he has used hazard perception software Hazception to change the way the company assess competency through what the operative sees or doesn’t see. Read More

Firm fined for causing two separate safety incidents

Worker's suffered serious burns and sustained serious chest and leg injuries in seperate incidents. Read More

Biological safety breach: Interserve fined over safety issues at animal lab

Mains power was lost at the site which includes high containment laboratory facilities required to safely handle high hazard pathogens that are a serious risk to human health and the environment. Read More

Government to tighten safety standards for rented accommodation

Housing Minister Heather Wheeler has announced an overhaul of health and safety standards for rental accommodation. Read More

COSHH: Managing hazardous substances and the legal implications

Moyna Merrison, Director of COSHH specialists Alcumus, highlights three of the most common mistakes businesses make. Read More

European Week for Safety and Health at Work: Workplaces remain dangerous environments

2018 European Week for Safety and Health at Work runs from the 22 – 28 October and will promote the prevention of risks posed by dangerous substances within the workplace. Read More

New EU deal reached to protect workers from exposure to diesel fumes

Under the agreement between the European Parliament’s Employment Council and the European Council, diesel fumes will be added to the list of harmful substances. Read More

Changes to workplace exposure limits: EH40 update

An outline the EH40 update, providing an understanding of the new workplace exposure limits. Read More

Two dead after suspected gas leak at poultry firm

An investigation is underway after two men were found dead in the early hours of Thursday morning at Banham Poultry in Norfolk. Read More



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