hazardous substances


Working with hazardous substances – HSE releases guide to preventing exposure to harmful substances

The Working with substances hazardous to health guide suggests that one of the most common and serious risks to the health and safety of people at work is exposure to hazardous substances. 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

Hazardous substance management eBook

A free to download eBook written by Alcumus Sypol’s in-house COSHH scientists on how hazardous substance management plays a vital role in protecting your employees, including the exposure and spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. Read More

Workers exposed to dermatitis risk

An engineering company has been fined for failing to control the risk of its employees developing dermatitis following exposure to metalworking fluid. Read More

Environmental compliance and reform on the horizon

Eversheds Sutherland flags a number of upcoming environmental law changes and compliance deadlines for 2019. A wide range of businesses will be affected by some, if not all, of these changes, meaning planning ahead is essential to ensure compliance. Read More

Managing dangerous substances workshop

Do you handle health-hazardous chemical products at your workplace? If so, comprehensive legislation applies for the registration and documentation of the products. Read More

Can do attitude to health and safety at events

We often hear reports where health and safety is used as a reason to not undertake events. Claire Curtis describes Read More

Ensuring safe working in confined spaces

Stephen Morris, Training Sales Manager with Capital Safety Training UK looks at the safety of workers in confined spaces. The Read More

HSE launches planning advice app

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is a statutory consultee for planning applications around major hazard sites and pipelines and Read More

BOHS Theatre: small change can lead to better protection

Occupational exposure to hazardous substances continues to lead to significant ill-health outcomes, according to Chris Keen, principal occupational hygienist at Read More



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