Chemical Hazards


BCGA highlights welding fume hazards in Safety Alert

The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has issued a Safety Alert, highlighting the hazards from welding fume. Read More

Oil firm fined after worker suffered chemical burns

An oil firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered chemical burns to both arms and one leg. Read More

Company fined after apprentices suffer chemical burns

Two apprentices were working at Mercedes-Benz of Northampton in Riverside Business Park, cleaning the vehicle ramps in the workshop using a chemical from an unlabelled barrel. Read More

COSHH back to basics – A plain English guide on COSHH

The eBook will teach you: What the COSHH regulations are, substances covered under COSHH, how to write and interpret a COSHH risk assessment Read More

Fine after employees exposed to chemical spill

The fabrication division of Nasmyth Technologies Limited has been fined after four employees were exposed to hazardous substances that caused significant ill health and time off work. Read More

Chemical manufacturing company fined £560,000 after employee scalded with boiling water

A chemical manufacturing company, has been fined after an employee was scalded with boiling water during a cleaning operation. Read More

How to create COSHH chemical risk assessments that are effective

Join this EcoOnline webinar, hosted by SHP, for a show and tell practical walkthrough on the completion of a best in class COSHH Chemical Risk Assessment. Read More

A guide to COSHH management in the healthcare sector

This COSHH guide aims to improve chemical safety management in your healthcare setting and improve the culture towards safer use of chemicals. Identify the key steps to build a best-in-class COSHH system in your healthcare facility. Read More

Brexit implications for business

The UK has left the European Union. This article provides advice and guidance for businesses on how to comply with REACH Chemical Regulations, advice for businesses wanting to gain or maintain access to the GB market and what businesses need to do to comply with regulations on manufactured goods placed on the EU market. Read More

Brexit: UK transition period: free HSE webinars

The HSE and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) are hosting two virtual stakeholder events. Read More



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