The right to clean air

18 December 2019

The next government must bring back a better Environment Bill and protect workers’ right to clean air, says Charles Pitt.

Prevention always pays off

18 December 2019

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) recently closed its campaign in managing dangerous substances and announced the next risk to focus on, reports Iris Cepero.

BREEAM, LEED AND ISO 50001:2018 — what do they all mean for energy management?

17 December 2019

Energy management and the future security of energy supplies are increasingly hot topics. The demand for energy can be reduced by buildings that are designed and built to minimise energy consumption and then have a systems lifecycle that maintain their energy efficiency. In this article Alan Field explains a number of standards and specifications that can focus the efforts to achieve this.

Flooding: from resistance to resilience

17 December 2019

Research shows that global warming is increasing flood risks rapidly across northwest Europe. Jon Herbert asks how the urban environment can cope with larger and more unpredictable volumes of water.

The Poisons List and its requirements

16 December 2019

This article looks at the restrictions on the sale of various types of “poisons”, according to the provisions of the Poisons Act 1972 and subordinate legislation.

Model Regulations, 21st Revised edition

16 December 2019

Caroline Raine highlights changes in the 21st Revised edition of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations.