Pollution reports published

A new EHS Northern Ireland Air Quality Monitoring Report has just been published for 2004, which shows that air quality is good in Northern Ireland for most of the time.

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Penalty controversy

The HSE is currently discussing possible new ways of enforcing breaches in health and safety legislation. Due to the lack of sentencing options available to courts, prosecut...

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Questions over new asbestos legislation

The HSC's proposed amendments to the current asbestos legislation has raised some crucial questions. It has been suggested that the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations <...

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Recycling accidents on the increase

The recycling industry has recorded yet another fatal accident, where an employee at JFC plastics became trapped and crushed in a plastic bottle repossessing machine at their St Helens site. In Aug...

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Fire News

The Scottish Executive is currently consulting on the first in a series of guides with regard to the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005, which will come into force in 2006. These sect...

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