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Stonemasons fined after worker developed silicosis

A stonemasonry company whose employee developed silicosis has been ordered to pay £18,000 in fines and costs.

Floor layer killed by toxic adhesive was wearing ‘completely ineffectual’ face mask

A property maintenance firm and a flooring manufacturer have been fined a combined £750,000 over the death of a floor layer in London. 

Liquidated co that ignored noise enforcement notice to appeal £32k fine

A manufacturer of luxury camping – or “glamping” – pods that closed earlier this year is to appeal its fine. The £32,000 penalty was handed down after its failure to comply with an improvement notice relating to noise exposure. 
 

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Landsec: duty to manage

The FTSE 100 developer uses a belt-and-braces approach to control asbestos risk to its large supply chain.

REACH: Brexit strategies

In the second of our articles on the EU’s chemicals overarching licensing regulation, we look at the potential paths for the UK when it leaves the bloc (Read our first article, REACH, the clock is ticking.)

REACH: the clock is ticking

In the first of two articles on the EU’s overarching chemicals licensing regulation, we consider the impact of the upcoming registration deadline. 

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