Chemical Hazards

Fine after worker is covered in chemicals

An Essex based chemical company has been sentenced after an employee was injured when a storage tank failed. Read More

HSE accepts Crown Censure for “deeply disappointing” Buxton laboratory injury

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has accepted a Crown Censure after a worker at its laboratory was injured when conducting an experiment at a testing facility. Read More

£60k fine for plasterboard recycling firm following inspections

A Bedfordshire-based plasterboard recycling company has been fined after health and safety concerns were identified during a routine inspection of their premises on 22 September 2015. Read More

Glitter ban at nursery due to safety and environmental 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

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