Setting workplace exposure limits after Brexit

30 April 2021

New and revised workplace exposure limits (WELs) for dangerous substances have for many years been published in EU directives before being transcribed into UK law by way of implementing regulations (usually amending the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002).

Satellites to track greenhouse gases

26 April 2021

An entire network of carbon-mapping satellites delivering daily data and high-resolution images combined with “green spying” by the secret service will help to lead this decade’s battle against greenhouse gas emissions.

Beware of blanket “no mask, no entry” policies

20 April 2021

As lockdown eases and businesses begin to reopen, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has reminded organisations that they need to be wary of setting up blanket policies barring people from accessing services without a facemask.