Reminder: Diisocyanates restriction under REACH

30 November 2021

On 3 August 2020, COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2020/1149 amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards diisocyanates was published.

SCIP database updated to version 2

30 November 2021

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) have updated their Substances of Concern in Products, SCIP database to version 2.

Find your nearest Driver CPC test provider

30 November 2021

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has launched a new “find my nearest” service where operators and drivers can find their nearest approved Driver CPC part 3a test provider for the off-road exercise part of the vocational driving test.

Pregnant women urged to get Covid-19 vaccine

30 November 2021

Data published by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) on 25 November have provided further evidence that the Covid-19 vaccines are safe for pregnant women.

More veterans to train as HGV drivers

29 November 2021

The MOD’s official scheme for those transitioning from the military into civilian life, the Career Transition Partnership (CTP), currently provides 100 training places for those wanting to become heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers.

Government acts against new Omicron variant

29 November 2021

With nine cases already found in the UK, the Government has decided to take immediate action to curb the spread of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant which was detected earlier this month in South Africa.