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  • COSHH assessments now available online

    The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), part of leading climate and energy consultancy AEA, will launch, an easy to use COSHH assessment module as an add-on to its premier ChemeDox® documents management solution at the Safety & Health Expo, Birmingham, 12-14 May 2009. ChemeDox® is an online safety data management tool developed to meet the requirements of organisations that are using ...

  • Successful COSHH and the human touch

    Roger Gibbs (Corporate SHE Manager at Cambridge Consultants Ltd, UK)exposes the three common myths behind implementing COSHH in the workplace and discovers that while modern technology is important, human input is still valid.  The article discusses the requirements of COSHH, REACH, CLP and GHS and their effects on Safety Data Sheets.  It then higlights the three myths which include: ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • QSI adds COSHH Compliance Software to Rental Scheme

    Following the success of their unique WinLIMS Rental scheme, QSI (Quality Systems International) have decided to make more Quality Assurance software products available by rental. The first of these to be released is RisQ, QSI’s Health and Safety compliance and Risk Assessment package. RisQ was originally developed as an optional module for WinLIMS in response to customer requests, but has now ...

  • Don`t know where to start with COSHH compliance? The new COSHH Guide from NCEC is now available online

    NCEC has expanded the 'Get Compliant' section of its website to include a quick guide to COSHH (Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 (as amended). As well as quick guides to safety data sheet compliance, marketing and supply of chemicals, transport of chemicals and chemicals in the workplace, the new COSHH guide is designed to help you on the road to compliance. ...

  • Tougher penalties for those who breach health & safety, says NCEC

    On 16 January 2009 the Health & Safety Offences Act 2008 came into force.  Under the new Act, fines have been raised to £20,000 for cases heard in the lower courts and unlimited amounts in the higher courts with the option of imprisoning employers for a greater number of offences.  The Act is intended as a legal deterrent to businesses which fail to take their health and safety ...

  • November newsletter now available online

    The November edition of the NCEC newsletter is now available to read online. Content includes Legislation Events Training Interesting calls from the Emergency Response room A career in chemical risk management Free COSHH Assessment form Hazchem Scale Cards ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Safety Information Documents (SID) on-line

    Environmental Science Limited (ESL) announces a new low-cost service to enable firms to place their own Safety Data Sheets, COSHH Assessments and WASP Sheets on-line. As part of this new Safety Information Documents (SID) service, all Safety Data Sheets either in CHIP or GHS are obtained from the suppliers, searched and checked by ESL. Completing a one-page questionnaire for each ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • What`s the buzz about GHS??? A WASP will tell you......

    About GHSAs we all know, the Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) came into force within the UK during 2008. One year of the transition period has passed. The task of changing over will be monumental. Environmental Science Ltd. is already assisting international corporations in creating MSDS which are compliant with both GHS and CLP. Additionally ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • Work safely with chemicals, work with NCEC

    This year sees the introduction of the 2009 editions of RID/ADR/ADN and the ICAO technical instructions which make significant changes to the regulations and exemptions regarding the transport of Lithium batteries and Lithium batteries contained in, or packed with, equipment.  Read on to see how NCEC can help. We are pleased to announce that our second Hazmat Event was once again a sell-out ...

  • NCEC help companies meet tough health & safety legislation

    NCEC, the UK’s national response unit for chemical emergencies, and part of energy and climate change consultancy, AEA, has launched an innovative online application designed to help businesses when complying with health and safety legislation.In order to help businesses follow the REACH Regulation and also create COSHH assessments, NCEC has developed a comprehensive chemical safety documentation ...

  • NCEC Spring Newsletter

    Work safely with chemicals, work with NCECWelcome to the first newsletter of 2009This year sees the introduction of the 2009 editions of RID/ADR/ADN and the ICAO technical instructions which make significant changes to the regulations and exemptions regarding the transport of Lithium batteries and Lithium batteries contained in, or packed with, equipment. Read on to see how NCEC can help.We ...

  • Reach for WASPS

    As many will know, the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals Regulations (REACH) are coming into force next year. These require all manufacturers and suppliers who deal with chemicals to share all important safety information with their customers and chemical users right down the supply chain to the user. Environmental Science has started a new initiative to assist in this ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • Are you Gambling with Risk?

    Accidental exposure to chemicals in the working environment can have serious consequences. Workers’ health can be ruined and the legal and financial outcomes can destroy businesses. Careful and detailed Risk Assessment is an essential step towards protecting employee and employer alike. The new RisQ software package from Quality Systems International (QSI) is a unique tool that takes all the hard ...

  • Updated chemicals advice praised by small businesses

    New, easy to use guidance is available for businesses on how to deal with hazardous substances in the workplace. The revised publication, 'Working with substances hazardous to health', offers advice and guidance on working safely with a variety of substances - from hairdressing products to metal working fluids; from quarry dust to cleaning materials. Representatives from small businesses who were ...

  • Fly with WASPS to REACH GHS

    REACH is in force now and GHS (the Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals) is expected this year, WASPS will be ready…. Will you??As you will know the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals Regulation (REACH) is in force. This requires all manufacturers and suppliers who deal with chemicals to share all important safety information with their ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • WinLIMS Manages Business and Laboratory Information!

    QSI are now offering their WinLIMS Rental product as a business management tool as well as for the Laboratory. QSI’s Managing Director Clive Collier said “ To make sure that WinLIMS Rental would meet customer expectations, we obviously had to create an “out of the box” package whose functionality could handle the vast majority of user requirements without modification or the need for custom code. ...

  • Casella get TUFF at SHE 09

    Workplace health monitoring is Casella CEL’s core focus and at this year’s exhibition they will be launching a new software package that allows busy H&S personnel to manage their data and meet record keeping obligations under COSHH. Of particular interest will be the ability to compare noise, dust and other data over the same time frame, which will provide insight into related problem areas ...


    By Casella

  • Cedrec delivers H&S and environmental advice to leading transport organisation

    The UK’s leading centre of excellence for transport research, consultancy and product testing is improving the quality and reliability of its H&S and environmental management systems after bringing in experts Cedrec to produce and oversee its legal registers. The move is enabling TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) to stay ahead of changes in legislation and step-up to a more proactive ...

  • Air Monitors launches latest industrial particulate monitors

    A new report published in September 2012 by the European Environment Agency shows that almost a third of Europe's city dwellers are exposed to excessive concentrations of airborne particulate matter (PM); one of the most important pollutants in terms of harm to human health because it penetrates sensitive parts of the respiratory system. Colin Craggs from instrumentation specialist Air Monitors ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • 3E Company introduces new safety card module for 3E Online SDS Management Platform

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of a new Safety Card module for its 3E Online®-MSDS Safety Data Sheet (SDS) management platform. The module enables the quick and easy creation of safety cards, which inform employees of the risks involved with product usage, level of ...


    By 3E Company

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