Adapting to the climate crisis — is your business prepared?

17 September 2021

In this article, John Barwise explains what measures businesses can adopt to reduce the worst impacts of climate change, while adaptation specialist, Professor John Dora explains the international standard, ISO 14090, which provides a structured approach to adaptation — the benchmark for business resilience in the long term.

How to manage migraines at work

10 September 2021

Laura King evaluates whether migraines can be classed as a disability and assesses workplace adaptions that can be implemented to help migraine sufferers.

Chemical database

8 September 2021

The Croner-i chemicals database contains over 110,000 chemicals records which are collated into single, comprehensive reference chemical charts. It is continually reviewed and frequently updated.

Soil — much more than muck

6 September 2021

One of the world’s largest resources for limiting climate change lies under not only our rural but also our urban feet. Unless we treat the ground we stand on with more respect, trillions of vital allies could be lost, says Jon Herbert.

Geoengineering — science-fiction or reality

31 August 2021

As climate change-related extreme weather events become more frequent, hotter and wetter, previously unthinkable unorthodox solutions are increasingly becoming thinkable, Jon Herbert explains.

ECHA enforcement projects

18 August 2021

In this feature article, Caroline Raine looks at the role of ECHA in enforcement and the activities of the Forum for Exchange for Information on Enforcement (Forum).

Carriage of Dangerous Goods (CDG) prohibition notices 2020

12 August 2021

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) publish the list of Carriage of Dangerous Goods — Prohibition Notices. Caroline Raine discusses those issued in 2020 and highlights common mistakes that are made when transporting dangerous goods.

Covid Secure: working safely for offices, factories and labs

4 August 2021

The UK Government has published a set of guidance documents to assist a range of workplaces to establish safe operations. Dr Lisa Bushby considers the latest official advice given to offices, factories, laboratories and similar indoor environments.

Peat-free grounds management

3 August 2021

For decades, peat has been used in the UK as a growing medium for plants. However, with the growing recognition of peatlands as a carbon sink, the government’s long-awaited Peat Strategy has pledged to phase out its use. Laura King looks at why peat is used, and how organisations can move towards a peat-free future.