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Aerosol fireball left waste worker on life support

A waste treatment company has been fined £100,000 after its lack of procedures for hazardous waste disposal meant workers were processing pressurised aerosol spray cans in a shredder meant for plastics.

Willmott Dixon arm fined £1.25m after refurb exposed residents to CO poisoning risk

A construction company that exposed residents to carbon monoxide (CO) fumes must pay close to £1.5m in fines and costs.

Shell fined £60k after gas cylinder projectiles hit technician on oil platform

Oil giant Shell UK has been prosecuted after a worker was injured by a pressurised gas cylinder on a North Sea oil platform. 

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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. 

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