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Pharmaceutical firm failed to protect worker from hazardous substances

Macfarlan Smith Limited of Wheatfield Road, Edinburgh pleaded guilty to safety failings after an employee was exposed to hazardous substances. The company, that manufactures basic pharmaceutical produ....

Added on: 15/05/2015

Safety alert – External chloride stress corrosion cracking of stainless steel Lokring pipe connectors

This safety alert highlights the issue of chloride stress corrosion cracking which has been found to affect stainless steel Lokring pipe connectors, and advises on actions required.....

Added on: 01/05/2015

Court for Essex firm

An Essex firm has been fined for neglecting chemical safety after a fire involving a brazier and a drum of thinners led to safety breaches being uncovered at its Rainham site.....

Added on: 02/04/2015

Consultation on REACH – Dichloromethane paint-strippers

This consultation seeks views on an amendment to the REACH Enforcement Regulations 2008, on a proposal to allow for the continued use of paint-strippers containing the substance dichloromethane (DCM)....

Added on: 02/04/2015