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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.

Interserve failed to maintain generators at animal lab

The facilities management arm of support services and construction group Interserve has been sentenced after its failure to maintain emergency power systems at a UK government-owned laboratory could have exposed workers to hazardous biological agents during the loss of primary electricity supply. 

COSHH failures cost garden centre £100k

A garden centre in Essex where a chemical spill left a worker with breathing difficulties has been sentenced.


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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. 

Tideway: On the tools

We look at how health measurement scoring systems with leading and lagging indicators have been adapted for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.