Toxicity expert resigns from Grenfell Scientific Advisory Group

15 August 2019

Professor Anna Stec has resigned from Grenfell Tower’s Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) investigating potential contamination from chemicals created in the June 2017 fire, stating “nothing is in place” to assess environmental and health risks.

Share knowledge for improved disaster risk assessments

22 May 2019

The European Commission's Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre (DRMKC) has launched an open consultation to gather input from the disaster risk management community on Recommendations for National Risk Assessment for Disaster Risk Management in EU.

The HSE requests for information on propiconazole-based wood preservatives

16 November 2018

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is requesting information on the current use of propiconazole-based wood preservatives and the potential impact of changing to alternatives. The HSE is required to assess whether wood preservatives (PT8) products based on the fungicide propiconazole can be authorised for use in the UK under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR).