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Safety first for spills

The HSE reports 38.8 million workdays lost due to work related illness and workplace injury. With increased focus on safety and environmental performance even small changes can yield big health and safety benefits. Though manufacturing plants and industrial facilities are ...

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Cleaning specialist declares war on chemicals

A commercial cleaning specialist has committed to removing all chemicals from its core daily cleaning range by the end of 2021. Incentive QAS, the contract cleaning arm of Incentive FM Group, has urged its competitors to follow suit in tackling ...

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HSE-hosted UK Transition chemicals podcast

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is hosting a series of free podcasts to help businesses that make, use or supply chemicals understand what actions they need to take to ensure they are prepared for the end of the UK ...

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Sustainable laundry practices to help reduce your carbon footprint

According to the Carbon Trust, the UK industrial laundries sector is responsible for 25% of the UK’s total CO2 emissions, processing approximately 743,651 tonnes of laundry each year. To help achieve the government’s target for net zero emissions by 2050, ...

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Government encourages range of industries to prepare for chemical use in the event of a no-deal EU exit

The UK Government has issued guidance to businesses that use chemicals on the actions they should take now to minimise any disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit. If the UK leaves the EU on 29 March without a ...

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Chemicals specialist grows apprentice numbers

Christeyns, who manufacture and supply detergents and supporting chemicals for the UK laundry sector, has taken on four new apprentices, bringing the total of talented youngsters on their scheme up to 10. Bradford-based Christeyns has been recruiting apprentices for the ...

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White paper provides insights on workplace hand protection

Honeywell has published a free white paper on sources and causes of skin damage and irritation for health and safety managers to consider when protecting workers’ hands. ‘Hand Protection: Understanding Skin Irritation in the Workplace’ explores the risks involved in ...

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