Workplace Hazards


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

Industry measures to reduce workplace fatalities in the UK

Recent statistics show an increasing rate of deaths in the workplace, between 2018/19 in the UK. 147 deaths were reported to enforcing authorities, urging companies and government bodies to do more in preventing workplace fatalities. Read More

Car retailer exposed worker to asthma risk

A car retailer operating across the South East of England has been fined after a car bodywork sprayer developed occupational asthma. Read More

Mild steel welding fume reclassified as a human carcinogen: How to avoid the damaging health effects of welding fume

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

Amazon safety incidents: GMB Union demands inquiry following ‘600 injuries in the past 3 years’

The GMB has said that it's time for a Parliamentary inquiry into Amazon's working conditions following reports of 600 serious injuries or near misses in the past three years. Read More

Noise in the Workplace – Director’s Briefing

This Director’s Briefing, from Barbour EHS, covers: Does your business have a noise problem? What are the action levels and limit values? Control methods or noise reduction techniques and When should hearing protection be used? Read More

The hidden threats of HAVS

There are two million workers at risk of developing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) in the UK, and currently 300 thousand people suffering advanced stages. Read More

‘Outdoor workers are exposed to 15% more pollution than the average Londoner’

A report carried out by Kings College London has highlighted the health risks of living near busy roads in the UK. Read More

Don’t slip up on safety

Three quarters of floor surfaces tested failed to achieve a safe standard of slip resistance, according to research. Read More

Brexit: How will chemical management be affected?

What implications could Brexit have on chemical management and UK’s safety regulations? Read More



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