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Hundreds caught waterborne infection in dirty pool

The owner of a private swimming school in York has been sentenced after the outbreak of an intestinal parasitic infection made more than 160 children and parents ill.

Director jailed for company’s REACH violation

A founder and sole director of a Midlands company has been handed a 10-month custodial sentence for the sale of a plant protection product and a paint stripper which contained banned substances.

Bakery handed £159k fine for exposing workers to flour dust

A North Yorkshire bakery company which exposed its employees to the risks associated with flour dust for nearly 15 years has been fined £159,080. 


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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.