Using waste fire extinguishers for training

26 January 2022

The Environment Agency has updated its regulatory position statement on when it is possible to store and use waste fire extinguishers to train people to fight fires.

Gas engineering company fined for unsafe LPG installation

26 January 2022

Glen Farrow UK Ltd, a gas engineering company, has been fined £20,000 and ordered to pay costs of £3131.60 after undertaking liquid petroleum gas (LPG) installation work at a food factory near Spalding that was later condemned as being unsafe.

Full legal status for environmental watchdog

25 January 2022

The new Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) has finally been granted full legal powers to hold government and public authorities to account over their environmental responsibilities.

Prime Minister confirms return to Plan A

21 January 2022

Speaking in Parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed the success of the booster campaign and the way the public have responded to his Government’s Plan B measures (see Government to stick with Plan B until at least 26 January).