Carriage of Dangerous Goods prohibition notices — January 2021

12 August 2021

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published a list of Carriage of Dangerous Goods prohibition notices issued by the police, issued by Police or Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) or the Department for Transport for January 2021.

Consultation on administrative changes to COMAH

4 August 2021

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is consulting on a series of administrative changes to the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH) to take into account the dissolution of Public Health England (PHE).

Chemical company fined after worker suffered chemical burns

4 August 2021

Granville Oil & Chemical Company Ltd, manufacturers of quality motor oils, automotive chemicals and workshop ancillaries, has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered chemical burns to both arms and one leg.

Covid-19 app updated to notify fewer contacts to isolate

3 August 2021

Amid reports that people were deleting the app to avoid being notified to self-isolate, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced that changes have been made so that fewer contacts will be advised to self-isolate following a close contact with a positive case.