Health, safety & environment - Chemicals

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CHEMICAL SAFETY - 26.03.2024

Know your hazard and precautionary statements

All substances are supplied with a label and a safety data sheet (SDS) which gives you information about the properties of the chemical. But what is a hazard or precautionary statement, what information is provided and how should you use this?
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SILICA DUST - 12.03.2024

How should you control brick dust?

One of our subscribers received a visit from the HSE in connection with the management of brick dust on a construction site. Where did they fall short and what have they been asked to improve?
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RISK ASSESSMENT - 27.02.2024

Company fined after 21-year-old worker dies

A company has been fined £67,000 after a young employee lost his life. What were the circumstances of the accident and what should have been in place to prevent this tragic event?
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HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - 27.02.2024

How to manage chemicals with H360 hazard statement

There’s a huge variety of chemicals used in the workplace, and each must be supplied with a safety data sheet (SDS) telling you of its hazardous properties. If you use a substance with an H360 hazard statement, what are the particular risks and what should you do to control them?
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HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - 25.01.2024

Safety showers and their maintenance

The first moments after exposure to chemicals, particularly corrosive ones, are vital in preventing serious injuries. Well maintained safety showers provide immediate treatment to flush away the hazardous material. What do you need to know?
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ASBESTOS - 09.01.2024

Refreshed asbestos guidance published

Asbestos is still the leading cause of work-related deaths in the UK. The HSE has refreshed its guidance to protect you and your workers. What’s included?
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Health, safety & environment - Chemicals

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RISK ASSESSMENT - 27.02.2024

Company fined after 21-year-old worker dies

A company has been fined £67,000 after a young employee lost his life. What were the circumstances of the accident and what should have been in place to prevent this tragic event?
Read more

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - 27.02.2024

How to manage chemicals with H360 hazard statement

There’s a huge variety of chemicals used in the workplace, and each must be supplied with a safety data sheet (SDS) telling you of its hazardous properties. If you use a substance with an H360 hazard statement, what are the particular risks and what should you do to control them?
Read more

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - 25.01.2024

Safety showers and their maintenance

The first moments after exposure to chemicals, particularly corrosive ones, are vital in preventing serious injuries. Well maintained safety showers provide immediate treatment to flush away the hazardous material. What do you need to know?
Read more

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