Making good practice, common practice
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Making good practice, common practice

In this edition of the Chemical Industry Journal, we speak to Richard Roff and Neil Smith about their work with the Process Safety Management (PSM) Competence Programme Board,…

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Order books and sales turn positive, margins under pressure
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Order books and sales turn positive, margins under pressure

Order books, current sales, and sales margins have all turned positive since the last CBA Trends Survey in November 2017 – but there is little momentum behind the…

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Building strength through a strong supply chain
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Building strength through a strong supply chain

Small and medium businesses have significant impacts on value chain performance, taking the roles of suppliers, producers, distributors, and customers. The backbone of the UK economy, they drive…

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RAS Ltd – building on 25 years’ experience
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RAS Ltd – building on 25 years’ experience

From its headquarters in Chester, RAS Ltd provides risk management consultancy services to COMAH and high hazard establishments across the UK and further afield, delivering practical and sustainable…

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REACH obligations post – May 2018
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REACH obligations post – May 2018

    Dr Marina Fuentes REACHReady Technical Advisor 31 May 2018 will see the end of the last REACH registration deadline. This deadline signifies the expiration of the…

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CBA welcomes post-Brexit commitment on
Chemical Regulation
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CBA welcomes post-Brexit commitment on
Chemical Regulation

The Chemical Business Association (CBA) welcomes the Prime Minister’s commitment ‘to explore the terms on which the UK could remain part of EU agencies such as those that…

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Exwold Technology is celebrating 25 years of business
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Exwold Technology is celebrating 25 years of business

In 2018 Exwold Technology is celebrating 25 years of business. With record breaking sales in 2017, Exwold has continued to grow and develop while continuing to specialise in…

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The Solvents Industry Association’s range of information films drives home the health & safety message
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The Solvents Industry Association’s range of information films drives home the health & safety message

It is almost 12 years since the Solvents Industry Association[1] produced the first of four information films relating to the safe handling of solvents in the workplace. Originally…

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Skin sensitisation testing: how the industry reached the holy grail
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Skin sensitisation testing: how the industry reached the holy grail

Dr Carol Treasure is Co-Founder and Managing Director of animal-free testing laboratory XCellR8. For a long time, sensitisation was considered the elusive “holy grail” of regulatory in vitro…

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Is your Risk Management maturity fit for future purpose?
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Is your Risk Management maturity fit for future purpose?

As all best practice operators know, the effective implementation of risk management processes is critical to the achievement of shareholder value, customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and protection of…

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Safety Data Sheets: Ensure your Supply Chain remains compliant
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Safety Data Sheets: Ensure your Supply Chain remains compliant

By Dr Mark Earnshaw Yordas Group (formerly The REACH Centre) Safety data sheets (SDS), a requirement under the REACH Regulation (EC) 1907/2006, are one of the primary means…

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Fresh start to 2018 for harmonized chemicals legislation in Turkey
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Fresh start to 2018 for harmonized chemicals legislation in Turkey

Turkey makes a fresh start to 2018 with a new chemicals management plan in place for the industry. Companies putting chemicals on the Turkish market must comply with…

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