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Chemical Handling Directive aims to protect workers from exposure to hazardous chemicals

The new ‘Chemical Handling Directive’ 2014/27/EU proposes to better protect workers from risks linked to exposure to chemicals at the workplace. This Directive amends five existing EU health and safety Directives on protection of workers from exposure to harmful chemicals to align them with the latest rules on classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals (Regulation (EC) 1272/2008)....

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ADR Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road A Guide for Business

Dangerous goods are substances and articles which have been identified as hazardous for transport and present a risk to people, property and the environment. The ADR Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road A Guide For Business has been arranged to provide a comprehensive summary of the legal provisions of the ADR (European Agreement Concerning the International...

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Chemical Hazards: New chemicals information sheets

New information sheets, entitled “Storage of Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories” and“Storage of Hazardous Chemicals in Warehouses & Drumstores” have been developed to provide guidance on the safe management of stored chemicals with hazardous properties such as toxic, flammable, corrosive, etc. The information sheets Advise on how such chemicals should be appropriately segregated according to hazard...

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