chemical hazards


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

Four killed in Avonmouth water works explosion

Emergency services are responding to a ‘large explosion’ at warehouse near Bristol. Read More

Webinar: Best practice advice on chemical safety management

This webinar looks at 10 steps to success on chemical safety management. Read More

Better protection of workers against cancer-causing chemicals

To improve workers' protection against cancer, the European Commission has proposed to further limit their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals. Read More

Abrasive materials and certain chemicals can ‘shorten the life of important components’

Is your site damaging your equipment? CFTS warns that work equipment used for heavy-duty operations may require more frequent Thorough Examinations than owners think. Read More



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