Chemical Hazards




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

£3m fine after toxic vapour cloud kills worker

A chemical company has been fined over £3 million after a worker was killed when overcome by a toxic vapour […] Read More

What has COMAH ever done for us?

COMAH is often seen as something for large businesses in the chemicals sector to consider. However, its principles can influence […] Read More

Musculoskeletal injuries: behind the microscope

At its heart, health and safety is about the prevention of pain and suffering. Sam Alexander and Chris Lea discuss why laboratory-based scientists should be concerned with the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries just as much as chemical and biological hazards. Read More

Gas and vapour warnings “first of its kind”

A new product has been launched which, according to manufacturers 3M, is the first of its kind and will help […] Read More

Sellafield radioactive waste analysis contract awarded

Amec Foster Wheeler today announced it has won a 10-year contract to supply radioactive waste analysis to the Sellafield site […] Read More



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