Chemical Hazards


Jaguar Land Rover: Staff treated after ‘chemical incident’

One Jaguar Land Rover worker has been hospitalised and a number of others assessed by paramedics after reportedly feeling unwell when a floor sealant had been applied at the firm’s site in Solihull. Read More

Protect yourself from the ‘silent killer’

Arco addresses the new regulations for workplace gas detection and advises employers on remaining compliant. Read More

Protect employees from chemical exposure

Casella has launched the VAPex, an advanced and lightweight low flow pump, said to be ideal solution for seamless reporting on employee’s levels of chemical exposure, saving occupational hygienists’ crucial time in their working day. Read More

Mild steel welding fume reclassified as a human carcinogen: ‘Businesses need to look at the level of protection they offer’

A further look at the changes, what they mean for UK businesses and workers, and more importantly how you can ensure you comply with them. Read More

HSE issues 3D printer safety warning

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned that 3D printers can create harmful emissions, which could potentially endanger users in a new report. Read More

Multiple failings at chemical manufacturing firm

A chemical manufacturing company has been fined after failing to manage the risk of exposure to chemicals harmful to health, resulting in workers being exposed to chemicals which caused long term damage to their skin. Read More

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



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