On 17 Jan 2020 HSE published a revised version of EH40/2005 ‘Workplace exposure limits’ to implement amendments to the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (2004/37/EC) which introduces or revises 13 binding occupational exposure limit values for a number of carcinogenic substances.
In an effort to halt the growing number of tradespeople contracting asbestos-related diseases, the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA), is calling on employers to deliver asbestos awareness training to all apprentices
ECHA will soon verify the size of micro, small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) that have registered substances between 2016 and 2019 under REACH and benefited from reduced fees. Check that you declared your enterprise’s size correctly and have uploaded the documents in REACH-IT.
Watchdog wants councils to get behind commitment to H&S
Britain’s workplace health and safety regulator is urging local authorities (LAs) across the country to make a statement of commitment to work with others to improve health and safety standards in the sectors they regulate.