COVID-19 and poison centre deadline

29 May 2020

Is the poison centre deadline likely to be extended as a result of COVID-19 and the fact that the workability issues still need to be finalised?

Lab emergencies during the pandemic

27 May 2020

Do I need to change any arrangements for dealing with emergencies, accidents or incidents if my lab is open during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Requesting a furloughed employee to return

15 May 2020

As I can now reopen my workplace, I am planning to take some of my staff off furlough. How much notice do I need to give an employee to bring them back from furlough?

Coronavirus — the Government’s furlough scheme

12 May 2020

I may have to lay off a significant number of my staff as a result of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus. I understand that I can obtain financial help from the Government. Can you summarise the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention (“Furlough”) Scheme for me?

How to identify genuine PPE

4 May 2020

We are a small business and need to purchase some PPE for our essential workers. Does CE marking mean it is genuine?

New EUCLEF database

1 May 2020

I heard that there is a new database from ECHA called EUCLEF, can you tell me what it is?