Chemical Hazards


UK REACH deadline to be extended

Defra says that it is committed to exploring alternative arrangements for UK REACH transitional registrations. Read More

REACH demands ‘need to be considered’ in chemical recycling

A report by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has found that chemical recycling of plastic waste currently covers different technologies Read More

A guide to disposing of hazardous waste in the workplace

Hazardous waste is a concern in many industries. In order to adhere to guidelines, here’s a guide to disposing of hazardous waste safely. Read More

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

How can we take the fear out of chemical management – companywide?

In this on-demand webinar, EcoOnline shares learnings and findings on the barriers to chemical management reporting including workforce behaviours, cultures and fears and how to overcome them. 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



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