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Category: Chemicals

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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Seveso II Directive – Implications of new EU legislation

Friday, February 12, 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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RR778 – Feasibility of storybuilder software tool for major hazards intelligence

Thursday, February 11, 2010

This research report  investigates the feasibility of using the software tool Storybuilder, for recording and analysing major hazards loss of containment (LOC) incident data as a tool,

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Chemicals – Prior Informed Consent (PIC)

Thursday, February 11, 2010

A requirement to notify HSE of the import and export within the European Union of some dangerous chemicals.

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Chemicals – European database updated to incorporate new EC Regulation

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

EDEXIM (European Database Export Import of Dangerous Chemicals) updated to incorporate new EC Regulation (EU) No. 15/2010.

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Chemicals – PIC eBulletin

Thursday, January 28, 2010

HSE export and import of dangerous chemicals e-bulletin. Find out the latest news about Regulation 689/2008/EC on Prior Informed Consent (PIC) by subscribing to this free service.

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RR763 – The development of a web-enabled framework for probabilistic exposure assessments

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

This report describes the development of a web-based probabilistic model (PROWESE) for predicting the statistical distribution of systemic exposure (dose) to chemicals following occupational use.

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Latest REACH e-Bulletin

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Find out what’s new on REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of CHemicals) in a free regular email newsletter from HSE.

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Chemicals – Prior Informed Consent (PIC)

Friday, January 8, 2010

A requirement to notify HSE of the import and export within the European Union of some dangerous chemicals.

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WATCH Meeting Minutes – 12 June 2009

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Minutes of the 16th meeting of the Working Group on Action to Control Chemicals held on 12th June 2009, Town Hall, Bootle

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Career vacancies in HSE

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

HSE is currently recruiting for a number of positions including specialist inspectors.

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