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Category: Biocides

HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 21-22 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This two day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

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HSL: Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This workshop is an overview of biological monitoring and how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer.

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HSL: Measurements of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 8 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course is designed to give health and safety professionals a clear view of how exposure measurement can help them better understand and control the health risks posed by hazardous substances.

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CRD: Workshops on the Physicochemical Properties and Storage Stability Requirements for Pesticide Products under Regulation EC 1107/2009 – York, 23 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A one day workshop aimed at providing training on data requirements for the EU approval of active substances and their plant protection products regarding the identity, the physicochemical properties and methods of analysis under Regulation EC 1107/2009.

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CRD: Workshops on the Physicochemical Properties and Storage Stability Requirements for Pesticide Products under Regulation EC 1107/2009 – York, 21 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A one day workshop aimed at providing training on data requirements for the EU approval of active substances and their plant protection products regarding the identity, the physicochemical properties and methods of analysis under Regulation EC 1107/2009.

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York 22 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents/bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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CRD – Two Day Efficacy Workshop – York, 11-12 Jan 2017

Monday, December 12, 2016

This course will provide an overview of all aspects of writing efficacy dossiers including Biological Assessment Dossiers (BADs) and draft Registration Reports (dRRs) to address European efficacy data requirements under the regulation (EC 1107/2009).

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York, 15 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents / bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York, 8 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents / bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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CRD: Plant Protection Products and Active Substances – The Current Picture – York, 7 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

This event will provide an update on the workings of the current regulatory regime, outline recent changes and reflect on experiences to date.

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CRD: Two Day Workshop on Technical Fate and Behaviour Assessment of Plant Protection Products – York, 29-30 Nov 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

The course will provide a practical introduction to the main Fate Exposure tools available for soil, surface water and groundwater. This will include practical introductions to the FOCUS groundwater and surface water models for example.

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One Day Seminar on Biocidal Products Regulation – Liverpool, 24 February 2016

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

HSE’s Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD) will be holding a one-day seminar to provide an overview and guidance, via a series of presentations and interactive sessions, on general aspects of the Biocidal Product Regulation (BPR) EU 528/2012 and the UK National Legislation COPR.

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CRD event: Biocide Chemistry Workshop – York, 22 October 2015

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Workshop focusing on key areas of the chemistry risk assessment for biocides. Aim of event will be to provide training and guidance, via presentations and practical workshops, on the chemistry risk assessment for biocides regulated under the new regulation 528/2012. Apply by 24 September 2015.

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COPR product approvals – August 2015

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Products granted by HSE under the Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR) in August 2015, and amendments to existing approvals.

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Coatings firm in court for legionella failings

Friday, August 28, 2015

An international engineering firm, which refurbishes turbine blades, has been fined for failing to manage the risk to public and employees to potentially fatal legionella bacteria. 

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EU Biocidal Products Regulations (BPR) – In-situ generation

Friday, August 14, 2015

Information on the provisions, including transitional measures, for in-situ generated active substances under the EU Biocides Regulation 528/2012 (EU BPR).

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UKNSG – Working safely with Nanomaterials: an update – London, 9 September 2015

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Event sees launch of the revised guidance ‘Working Safely with Nanomaterials’ and leading experts and practitioners in nanosafety will provide an update on most recent knowledge, methods and techniques for working safely with nanomaterials in laboratories.

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Government agrees high level principles for rodenticides stewardship regimes

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A cross-government ‘Oversight Group’ has agreed a set of high-level principles to assist industry in developing stewardship regimes to control the use of rodenticides.

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HSE jobs – Graduate Opportunity – Regulatory Scientists

Friday, July 17, 2015

We require a number of ambitious scientific officers to join our Chemicals Regulation Directorate, working on the front line of the regulation of biocides, pesticides, and chemicals. Play your part in protecting human health and the environment from these substances. Close date for applications, 23 August 2015.

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