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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Late Grandfathering window to be opened

29 November 2021

Under UK REACH, legal entities in Great Britain who were previous European Union holders of REACH registrations had until 30 April 2021 to “grandfather” their previous registrations into UK REACH.