Workplace Hazards


How to create COSHH chemical risk assessments that are effective

Tuesday 16 March, 11:00 GMT. 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

How to reduce noise in the workplace

What is Noise? How does one differentiate between wanted sounds and unwanted noise? What do we define as music to our ears, and what should we try to avoid? 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

Firm fined after driver fatally injured while loading flatbed trailer

A steel company has been fined after a worker was fatally injured by steelwork, which fell from a telehandler forklift truck during loading. Read More

A guide to home working

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. 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

Housing association sentenced after employees suffer debilitating nerve damage

Liverpool housing association company Onward Homes Ltd has been fined after four employees developed a debilitating nerve condition over a period of several years. Read More

Engineering firm sentenced after employee suffers permanent nerve damage

An engineering company has been fined after a worker was diagnosed with hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). Read More

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



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