Post COP26: new net zero roles and opportunities for business

3 December 2021

As the longer-term implications of COP26, hosted in Glasgow, fall into place, business, industry, and SMEs — plus banks and funding bodies — are being urged to pick up and push forward the ambitious net zero goals that governments and politicians did not deliver. Jon Herbert reports.

Chemical database

2 December 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.

Check them out

1 December 2021

When hiring operators of workplace transport equipment like lift trucks, it’s vital to know how to check the validity of their training certificates, says Adam Smith.

Let’s examine this

1 December 2021

Thorough examinations of materials handling equipment such as forklifts are crucial for ensuring their safe use, explains Geoff Martin.

Revised noise guidance published by HSE

1 December 2021

HSE has published an updated edition of its key guidance booklet on controlling the health and safety risks posed by exposure to loud noise at work.

Safer trucking

1 December 2021

Forklifts can pose a serious risk to nearby workers, highlighting the importance of adequate segregation, appropriate training and regular monitoring, explains Stuart Taylor.

How to reduce business debt

1 December 2021

The pandemic saw businesses take on record levels of debt. As companies look towards their post-pandemic future we report on what strategies can be used to reduce the debt they have.

Investigating unwanted fire incidents

1 December 2021

Workplaces are normally safe places with good fire-related policies and procedures that are intended to eliminate or reduce the number of unwanted fire incidents. This includes false alarms and actual fires that may occur.

Caught on camera

1 December 2021

The latest road-facing cameras and in-cab monitors for lorries can detect hazards such as a sudden lane departure or driver tiredness — and immediately warn the driver, explains Richard Lane.