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Care home fined after resident swallowed chlorine tablets

A care home where a resident with Alzheimer’s disease died after eating chlorine tablets has been sentenced.

Marathon Oil fined £1.16m for offshore gas blast after corroded pipe ruptured

Oil giant Marathon has been handed a £1.16m fine over safety failures that caused more than two tonnes of methane gas to escape from a corroded pipe on one of its North Sea platforms.

Paris summit responds to non-melanoma skin cancer ‘epidemic'

How do you “bring occupational cancer out of the shadows and prevent it?” That was the challenge presented to more than 40 influential stakeholders, including IOSH, EU-OSHA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) at a summit in Paris on 26 April.

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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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