HSE seeks evidence on lead shot ammunition

17 September 2021

The HSE is inviting interested parties to submit information and evidence to support the development of a UK REACH restriction dossier on risks to the environment and human health of the use of lead in ammunition in Great Britain.

Manufacturer fined after repeated sulphur dioxide release

17 September 2021

AH Worth Ltd has been ordered to pay over £300,000 in fines and fees after employees were exposed to sulphur dioxide (SO2) gas released as a result of poor planning and unsafe systems of work during the commissioning and operation of a new potato processing line.

PPE should be a right for casual workers

17 September 2021

The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) has offered its strong support to a recommendation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) that would see workers in the gig economy gaining the same protection as employed workers.

Events to improve bus accessibility go ahead

16 September 2021

Transport charity Bus Users UK is planning a series of online events - “Let’s talk accessibility” - with Disability Rights UK to address the barriers disabled people face when travelling by bus.

Government wants data reform to drive economic growth and innovation

16 September 2021

Employers will no doubt remember the months leading up to May 2018 when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force and they had to have new policies and warning notices in place showing their awareness of the need for data protection and privacy.

Gas Safety Week 2021

16 September 2021

This week (13 to 19 September) is the eleventh iteration of Gas Safety Week, with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) supporting those highlighting the importance of an annual gas safety check.

Scotch whisky company fined for crushing incident

16 September 2021

On 22 February 2017 at Chivas Brothers Limited’s bottling plant in Dumbarton, an engineer employed by Fire Protection Group (FPG) Ltd was trapped inside a vertical storage and retrieval unit.