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Category: Chemicals

COSHH. CLP and REACH – regulations

Monday, November 29, 2010

Two new European Regulations are already having an impact on the way chemicals are supplied, packaged and labelled.

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Chemical manufacturers and suppliers CLP – new notification requirements

Friday, November 26, 2010

Notification is a new and very important duty in CLP. It is important that you understand what notification involves and, if you have to notify, that you do so on time.

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REACH e-bulletin – sign up for free email updates

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Keep in touch with all the latest news and updates on REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of CHemicals), sign up for a free regular email newsletter.

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Chemical firm in court after fireball horror

Friday, November 12, 2010

A subsidiary of a global chemical company has been fined £20,000 after a welder suffered serious burns in a dust explosion at one of its plants in Cumbria.

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Chemical manufacturers and suppliers – CLP new notification requirements

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Notification is a new and very important duty in CLP. It is important that you understand what notification involves and, if you have to notify, that you do so on time.

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Walkers fined after man killed by toxic gas

Friday, September 24, 2010

Food giant Walkers Snack Foods Ltd and chemical distributor Omnichem Ltd have been fined a total of £350,000 after a worker was killed by a cloud of toxic gas.

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Chemical manufacturers and suppliers – new notification requirements

Thursday, September 23, 2010

New CLP Regulation – Notification and notification deadlines.

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Proposed third amendment to Annex I of Regulation (EC) No.2008

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

The Health and Safety Executive is seeking views on a proposal from the European Commission to amend the Annexes of the Export and Import of Dangerous Chemicals Regulations (EC) 689/2008, which is commonly known as the EU Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation.

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Safety notice – Avoiding trapping/crushing injuries to people in the platform of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs)

Friday, July 16, 2010

More people die from falls at work than from any other cause. The use of mobile elevating work platforms/powered access equipment has been a major factor in the reduction in falls accidents.

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REACH Bitesize guides

Friday, July 9, 2010

REACH bitesize guides are a set of leaflets produced by the UK Competent Authority intended to cover the key issues of various aspects of Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of CHemicals (REACH).

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Accident investigation – learning lessons from incidents workshops

Monday, June 14, 2010

HSE are holding a free stakeholder workshop covering accident investigation and lessons learned.  This one day event aims to help delegates to adopt a systematic approach to determine why an accident or incident occurred

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Safety Alert – Hydrocarbon leak and fire caused by incorrect seal material used in the assembly of a pipe work clamp connector

Monday, May 24, 2010

This safety alert describes a serious incident caused by fitting a seal-ring of incorrect material in a proprietary clamp connector used in hydrocarbon service.

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The Safe Isolation of Plant & Equipment – Workshop – Cardiff

Monday, May 17, 2010

Following on from a successful initiative in the Midlands, HSE are holding a free workshop covering the Safe Mechanical

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Merseyside chemical firm fined after worker suffers burns

Friday, April 16, 2010

A multi-national chemical company has been fined £13,485 after a worker’s neck and shoulders were scalded at its Wirral factory.

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SEVESO – Tracking changes to EU legislation that affects COMAH businesses

Thursday, April 15, 2010

The Seveso Directive is the main piece of EU legislation that deals specifically with the control of on-shore major accident hazards involving dangerous substances.

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REACH website re-branded – Your role explained

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

The REACH website has been re-branded. REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of CHemicals.

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HSE investigates incident at Millennium Inorganic Chemicals Ltd

Friday, March 5, 2010

HSE was informed early this morning of an incident at Millennium Inorganic Chemicals Ltd near Grimsby shortly after midnight.

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Regulatory Toxicologists vacancy details

Monday, March 1, 2010

Job vacancy details are now available for the post within the Chemicals Regulation Directorate, based in York or Bootle as a Regulatory Toxicologist.

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Chemicals – REACH ebulletin

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Receive the latest news and information on REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of CHemicals) in a free regular email newsletter.

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REACH – Minimisation of Animal Testing

Thursday, February 25, 2010

This leaflet provides a brief summary of the opportunities that are available to registrants to minimise animal testing.

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